EVDA 782.08 Sustainable Design Studio

University of Calgary
Faculty of Environmental Design
Architecture Program
EVDA 782.08 Vertical Studio
Instructor: Adjunct Visiting Professor, Barry Johns
Assistants, Chad Oberg, Troy Smith

Duration: Friday, January 11 – Tuesday April 16, 2002 (13 weeks)


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Jan11_Lecture.pdf – “Why Sustainable Architecture” Lecture Posted 15 Jan 2002
EVDA_78208.pdf – Course Outline Posted 10 Jan 2002


Greening the Studio – Canadian Architect Article Jan 2003 (compressed .pdf 280k)
Student Research – The Tectonics of Sustainability (compressed .pdf, 8mb)This Draft Research Document is a summation of group work completed at the beginning of the term. Each group was asked to analyze and critique one or two architectural precedents in the context of sustainability and the applicability of the strategies employed to the prairie climate.
Student Design Work – The Sustainability of Tectonics (compressed .pdf, 17mb) This document features selected images from the term design project, a new Information Commons for the University of Calgary campus.