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Innovative Material Use in Residential Design

Continuing Education

Learn At Your Own Pace - You can take this course and follow along at your own pace. Speed up, slow down, or stop now and finish later. Click "Take the Course Test" to go straight to the test and earn your credits. You'll know immediately if you have earned credits and you will be able to print out your certificate of completion instantly.

Learning Objectives - At the end of this course you will be able to:

  1. Understand why specific material choices were made
  2. Understand why specific technology choices were made
  3. Understand why specific design/siting decisions were made and how these decisions contributed to both the project’s performance and its architectural excellence
  4. Identify effective means for communicating with clients about the budgetary/design give-and-take

AIA logo Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW
Technological advances and expanding uses for materials continue to push design into daring new territory. Leading practitioners will present case studies illustrating how these changes have affected their approach to residential design. Topics to be covered include material and technology choices; energy-saving strategies; balancing aesthetic choices with building performance; and meeting and managing client expectations.

Course Outline:

This course is a presentation designed to earn you 1.00 AIA/CES Learning Unit. Use the onscreen controls to pace the presentation to your liking, and then click "Take the Course Test" to take the exam for this course and earn your credit.



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