Continuum Education

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As of September 1, 2019, quizzes for NCARB’s long-format monographs (hardcopies and "digital monographs") were discontinued. We continue to offer our popular short-format courses for HSW Learning Units, and offer a new course each month.

Living, Regenerative, and Adaptive Building Design Strategies

Format: CE Course
CE Info: 1.75 HSW LU
Contact Info: Customer Service (customerservice@ncarb.org)

Description:
Living, regenerative, and adaptive design incorporates interrelated, innovative concepts that challenge traditional building paradigms and even standards for sustainable design. It is possible to create living, regenerative, and adaptive buildings by considering them as dynamic and interactive structures. Their design utilizes inventive approaches and technologies that seek to integrate and restore the natural environment rather than just addressing the building design itself. This course provides an introduction to the concepts and principles of living, regenerative, and adaptive design and helps the learner differentiate between them. The course also offers strategies to consider incorporating into a project, including creating buildings that generate their own energy, recycle their own water, improve the environment and the quality of life for occupants, and adapt to changing weather or conditions. Examples demonstrate how these strategies have been effectively implemented in projects. Case studies offer inspiration and lessons learned from the process.

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Continuum Education

Convenient. Flexible. Affordable.

The Continuum Education Series is one of the most cost-effective ways for architects to fulfill their state and AIA continuing education requirements.
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