The influence of building on the environment

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Course Unit Code223-0054/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
VOJ09doc. Ing. Barbara Vojvodíková, Ph.D.
Summary
The course is focused on environmental issues in construction. Students will learn the methodology and are familiar with the historical background of the assessment of the impact of buildings on the environment.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The goal is to teach students to work with the problems of processing assessment of the impact of investment on the environment.
Students will gain skills in evaluation of buildings on the environment. Students learn to evaluate their effectiveness, assess and express the extent of their influence. Students are introduced to ways of categorizing and collecting various data and methods of analysis.
Course Contents
1. The introductory lecture - what are the effects and impacts and how to define
2. The Law on Protection of Nature and Landscape
3. The law on the assessment of the impact of investment on the environment
4. Waste water
5. Waste-definition, waste management
6.-7. Impure air emissions, air pollution
8. Contamination of soil
9, Noise and vibration
10. The social impact of investment
11-13 Specific effects of some development activitied
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Morris P: Methods of Environmental impact assessment.
http://ucebnice-eia.zf.mendelu.cz/nastroje-eia-a-sea
http://eia.unu.edu/course/?page_id=173
SCOPE 5 - Environmental Impact Assessment http://www.scopenvironment.org/downloadpubs/scope5/chapter04.html
[1] Josef Říha: Životní prostředí 60 : vliv investic na životní prostředí - proces EIA - Vyd. 4. přeprac.. - Praha : Vydavatelství ČVUT, 2000 - 175 s. : il. ISBN 80-01-02131-9
[2] Morris P: Methods of Environmental impact assessment.
[3] Říha, J., Vliv investic na životní prostředí: (teorie a metodologie procesu E.I.A.) Praha 1992
Recommended Reading:
Morris P: Methods of Environmental impact assessment.
http://ucebnice-eia.zf.mendelu.cz/nastroje-eia-a-sea
http://eia.unu.edu/course/?page_id=173
SCOPE 5 - Environmental Impact Assessment http://www.scopenvironment.org/downloadpubs/scope5/chapter04.html
[1] Josef Říha: Životní prostředí 60 : vliv investic na životní prostředí - proces EIA - Vyd. 4. přeprac.. - Praha : Vydavatelství ČVUT, 2000 - 175 s. : il. ISBN 80-01-02131-9
[2] Morris P: Methods of Environmental impact assessment.
[3] Říha, J., Vliv investic na životní prostředí: (teorie a metodologie procesu E.I.A.) Praha 1992
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Graded exercises evaluationGraded credit100 51