Life-Centered Design - Self Study

Online

Length: 1 module

Author: Carol Venolia

Subjects: Green Building: Sustainable Building

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117 students have taken this course

Description

There’s more to ecological building than doing less harm. Enroll today and learn the ten things we human organisms crave from our surroundings so that you can create built environments that bring us back into harmony with the rest of nature – a crucial step in reviving the biosphere.

Learn how to utilize the following in built environments:
-Sunlight
-Dark nights (and moonlight)
-Greenery
-Dirt
-Water
-Fresh air
-Thermal comfort
-Other critters
-Safety
-Sensory nutrition

Self-Paced Online Course

This is a self-study, self-paced online course. You can begin instantly upon enrollment and complete the course materials on your own pace.

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Author

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Carol Venolia

Architect and Domestic Nature Goddess, Come Home to Nature

In my quest to understand how to have the best of nature and indoor living, I became an architect and spent over twenty years designing homes that nurture people and the planet via natural lighting, heating, and cooling and the joys of garden rooms. I also brought my insights to a wider audience by writing two books: Healing Environments: Your Guide to Indoor...[more]

Course Outline

Life-Centered Design

In this module, you'll watch the lecture video and check out a couple of supplementary resources.

  • READ: Course Learning Objectives (PDF) (Download .pdf)
  • Presentation Slides (PDF) (Download .pdf)
  • Life-Centered Design (61:30) (Video)

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