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CODE 98119
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ICAR/10
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will illustrate the methodological and technical problems present in a refurbishment project concerning the building envelope, with particular attention to materials and construction techniques.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The module aims to provide the basic knowledge needed to deal with an existing building rehabilitation project. Specifically, knowledge will be provided regarding the methodological approach for studying the existing building conditions and identifying design solutions; different rehabilitation techniques will be described in detail, and a focus will also be made on the main materials used. 

The main expected learning outcomes are:

  • to know how to critically analyze an existing building and assess the need for rehabilitation work
  • to apply the acquired knowledge to a rehabilitation project of the existing building and to know how to choose different solutions and materials while qualitatively assessing their impact and achievable benefits

TEACHING METHODS

The course is conducted through lectures. 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The main topics discussed during the course are:

  • climate change and sustainable development with a special focus on the construction sector
  • sustainability-oriented design approach
  • methodologies for analyzing existing buildings and individuating design solutions
  • types of interventions for upgrading the building envelope
  • techniques and materials for the rehabilitation of existing buildings

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture slides will be provided to students. 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

DANIELA PITTALUGA (President)

RENATA MORBIDUCCI

CLARA VITE (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Class schedule

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Evaluation of theoretical, methodological applied knowledge is carried out through an oral exam. 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The oral examination will assess the acquisition of the knowledge transmitted during the lectures and the students' ability to critically elaborate and relate the topics covered. In addition, the ability to apply the acquired knowledge and to evaluate possible design choices and their impact will be verified through examples and specific cases. The assessment also takes into account the quality of the exposition and the correct use of specific terms.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
09/01/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale Room 0A The February 13th exam is moved to February 14th at the same time.
23/01/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale Room 0A The February 13th exam is moved to February 14th at the same time.
13/02/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale Room 0A The February 13th exam is moved to February 14th at the same time.
11/06/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale Room 0A The February 13th exam is moved to February 14th at the same time.
02/07/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale Room 0A The February 13th exam is moved to February 14th at the same time.
10/09/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale Room 0A The February 13th exam is moved to February 14th at the same time.

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
Good health and well being
Good health and well being
Clean water and sanitation
Clean water and sanitation
Affordable and clean energy
Affordable and clean energy
Sustainable cities and communities
Sustainable cities and communities
Responbile consumption and production
Responbile consumption and production
Climate action
Climate action
Life on land
Life on land