University of Calgary

ARCH 508 - Building Science and Technology I - Winter 2024

Functioning of the building enclosure: demonstration of the behaviour of building elements and their sub-assemblies under differential temperature and pressure stresses; fundamentals of acoustics; nature and use of building materials; response of building materials to climatic cycles radiation, precipitation, heating and cooling.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • (3-0)


  • Admission to the Minor in Architectural Studies or the Master of Architecture Programs.


  • Credit for Architecture 508 and Design 431 will not be allowed. Also known as: (formerly Architectural Studies 449 and Environmental Design Architecture 511)


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