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ARCH 4621 Sustainable Architecture: the Science and Politics of Green Building

Spring 2019

Jonathan Ochshorn

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Course readings

Tentative (subject to change)

a) Required text:

book cover, LEED reference guide for building design and construction, v.4

USGBC, LEED reference guide for building design and construction, 2013 Edition (v.4)

Ordering information and options:

b) Other required readings (online or otherwise made available):

Outlined in week-by-week course schedule. See assignment key to find out which three papers, based on the weekly readings, have been assigned to you.

c) Online newspapers and magazines:

See collection of online news articles

d) Other (optional) sources:



Location and Site: Water: Energy/Atmosphere: Materials/Resources: Indoor Environmental Quality: Sustainability in General: Economics and Public Policy: Critiques of LEED: