Environmental Design and Sustainability

Sustainable design seeks to reduce negative impacts on the environment, and the health and comfort of building occupants, thereby improving building performance. The basic objectives of sustainability are to reduce consumption of non-renewable resources, minimize waste, and create healthy, productive environments.



Arch. Musau Kimeu -Thematic Head


Course Code: BAR 107

Course Title: GEOLOGY                                                                            45 Hrs.


Learning Methods: Series of lectures which include assignments

Evaluation Method: The students are expected to carry out written assignments, case studies or exercises and sit for a continuous assessment test(s)

Final Examination: At the end of semester students are to sit for a two hour written examination

Learning Resources: Students are expected to refer to Advances in earth science; contributions. Edited by P.M. Hurley, The geological aspects of the origin of life on earth by Rutten, Martin Gerard, The geological map; an elementary text book for students of geography and geology by Earle, Kenneth Wilson, Geology by Young, Keith

Course Code: BAR 107

Course Title: CLIMATOLOGY                                                                        45 Hrs.

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