Architecture Training of Trainers Workshop

DAY 1
DAY 2
DAY 3

Warming Up

The trainer facilitates collective understanding of agenda for the workshop, the contents of each module, the overarching objective of the workshop, and the final goal of the 3 day process.

Climate Justice, Built Space and an Introduction to Fairconditioning (ACIP)

The trainer introduces the Fairconditioning Program, focusing on the Academic Curricula Integration project. The trainer additionally elucidates the relationship between the existing problems with our Built Space and Climate change,...
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Workshop Objectives and Participant Expectations

The trainer presents the overarching workshop structure, content, activities and objectives. The trainer further highlights key takeaways – all in the context of embedding efficiency and sustainability into the curriculum...
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11:15-11:30

RECESS FOR THE MIND

MOOC Recap Part 1

This session involves a topic-by-topic coverage of key concepts, ensuring that the nuances are absorbed and understood and the common pitfalls and misconceptions related to each topic are highlighted. Topics...
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MOOC Recap Part 2

This session is the second part of the MOOC Recap, the trainer will cover the following topics – Thermal Comfort, Passive Building Design and Fundamentals of Solar Geometry. The trainer...
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13:30-14:15

FUEL UP (LUNCH, WALK, BEATHE)

Sustainable Cooling Technologies – Structure Cooling

In this session the trainer addresses Building Science and Services (BSS) professors to enable understanding of the courses related to fundamental science concepts underlying the technology, operation principles, environmental and...
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Sustainable Cooling Technologies – Natural Refrigerant Air Conditioning

In this session the trainer addresses Building Science and Services (BSS) professors to enable understanding of the courses related to fundamental science concepts underlying the technology, operation principles, environmental and...
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Active Cooling Principles

In this session the trainer explains professors to enable understanding of the courses related to fundamental science concepts underlying the technology, operation principles, environmental and cost benefits, safety and technical...
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16:30-16:45

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Sustainable Cooling Technologies – Evaporative Cooling

In this session the trainer addresses Building Science and Services (BSS) professors to enable understanding of the courses related to fundamental science concepts underlying the technology, operation principles, environmental and...
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Sustainable Cooling Technologies – Radiant Cooling

In this session the trainer addresses Building Science and Services (BSS) professors to enable understanding of the courses related to fundamental science concepts underlying the technology, operation principles, environmental and...
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Best Practices in Sustainable Architecture Curricula-Integration – Part 1 (Local)

In this session, the trainer from within the participating participants presents case studies & experiences, as successful examples of sustainability integration in Design Courses and Technical Courses. The session involves...
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11:15-11:30

RECESS FOR THE MIND

Best Practices in Sustainable Architecture Curricula Integration – Part 2 (Global and National)

In this session, the trainer presents and discusses case studies & experiences from the colleges and universities in India and other countries as successful examples of sustainability integration in Design...
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Building a Sustainability Integrated Syllabus – Design & Humanities Courses

In this session, the trainer elaborates on options and recommendations for embedding the sustainability content into key course syllabi of Regional University curricula. The session includes illustrative examples of upgrades...
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Building a Sustainability-Integrated Curricula-Syllabus – Technical Courses

In this session, the trainer discusses the options and recommendations for embedding sustainability content into the key course syllabi of Regional University curricula. The trainer would present illustrative examples of...
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13:30-14:15

FUEL UP (LUNCH, WALK, BEATHE)

Rethinking Pedagogy

In this session, the trainer describes the different frameworks and approaches to rethink and re-invent pedagogy to Integrate Sustainability in Architecture Curricula. The trainer further aims at dissecting current pedagogical...
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Teaching Aids for Sustainability Pedagogy – Part 1 (Classroom Aids)

This session is a compilation and demonstration of Classroom Teaching Aids across all teaching formats (lectures, projects, study trips and studios): research papers, tools for quiz taking (eg. clicker), assignments,...
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16:15-16:30

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Teaching Aids for Sustainability Pedagogy – Part 2 (Virtual Aids)

This session is a compilation of virtual teaching aids that consists of websites, MOOCs, freeware software’s, tools from meta portals that include Building Energy Modelling Tools, Sun Angle Calculations, Weather...
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Teaching Aids for Sustainability Pedagogy – Part 3 (Physical Aids)

For this session, the trainer would showcase pictorial and live demonstration of Physical Teaching Aids (scale models) suggested for use by teachers as part of lesson plans for passive design,...
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Syllabus Renaissance – Part 1 (Lecture Courses)

This session focuses on redefining syllabus topics and lesson plans for Technical, Design and Humanities Courses. In this session, participants modify existing syllabus content (topics covered) for courses in the...
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Report Back and Discussion – Part 1

The session is comprised mainly of the presentations from the groups across Humanities, Design and Technical courses, with their results hoping to show how they could improve on their existing...
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13:30-14:15

FUEL UP (LUNCH, WALK, BEATHE)

Syllabus Renaissance – Design Studio

This session involves the participants to redefine a design brief and lesson plan from the previous three subject groups. As a core design studio renaissance, the groups are required to...
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Report Back and Discussion – Design Studio

The session is comprised mainly of the presentations from the groups across Humanities, Design and Technical courses, with their results hoping to show how they could improve on their existing...
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Converting Knowledge Into Action

Participants individually articulate any empowerment emerging from the training workshop, their persistent concerns, and primary needs that they wish to have fulfilled. Questions pertaining to what each professor considers to...
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What Next & Participant Feedback

The trainer explains post-workshop follow-up, support structure and process.