Johns Hopkins University
Transportation, Sustainable Buildings, Green Construction
Johns Hopkins University

Transportation, Sustainable Buildings, Green Construction

This course is part of Sustainable Cities Specialization

Taught in English

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William Roper

Instructor: William Roper

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

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There are 3 modules in this course

This module will present and evaluate the following topics: downtown parking policy, the high cost of free parking, the use of parking sheds, neighborhood parking, hiding parking lots, parking lot environmental quality, parking conversions, parking lot access, and rear access parking. The module will also introduce a parking rating system and an overview of the Victoria Canada parking management best practices.

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4 videos3 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Sustainable smart growth codes describe buildings, not in terms of their use for specific measurements, but in terms of their form. Using this framework, the resulting building types that will be described in this module. This module will also address vacant property strategies for equitable and healthy communities as well as the revitalization cycle.

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5 videos1 reading1 quiz

Green Construction and Green buildings are an important part of the sustainable city. This module will assess 12 different aspects of green buildings and green construction to meet smart growth objectives. The importance of architecture will also be accessed. The architectural design of the building should be reflective of the climate and culture of the neighborhood. Most appropriate and ecological buildings often have the character of the local building traditions. The consistency of appearance is also valuable in fortifying the character of the neighborhood and establishing pride in the community.

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5 videos2 readings1 quiz1 plugin

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4.4 (40 ratings)
William Roper
Johns Hopkins University
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