Welcome to WAT-E2060 Sustainable Built Environment!This course will be arranged both f2f and online. The links to Course Zoom and Course Miro can be found under the course schedule below.
Contact: Anahita Rashidfarokhi and Anise McCrone (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- PERIOD II: 24.10 - 07.12
- Mondays & Wednesdays at 9-12. We start at 9:00 sharp!
- Prerequisite: WAT-E3020 State of the world and development
- Live lectures will be held in Q201 (Väre)
- 5 ECTS = 135h
Note: there is a limited number of students that can be accepted in the course (60 students)***
Sustainable Built Environment is part of the Sustainable Global Technologies Programme (SGT) and World in Transition (WiT) Minor.
COURSE SCHEDULE 2022
WEEK 1: Working methods
Monday 24 October | 9-12 (CONTACT)
"Introduction: Definitions, Values and Working Methods" Matleena Muhonen, Academic coordinator, Aalto EDUCase network & Julia Sundman, Doctoral candidate, Aalto Department of Built Environment
Wednesday 26 October | 9-12 (CONTACT)"Ukraine responses" 15 min report by Kristjana Adalgeirsdottir, Swiss Red Cross Shelter Delegate"Futures Studies Methods" Amos Taylor, Project Researcher, Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC)
WEEK 2: Constructing resilient communities
Monday 31 October | 9-12 (CONTACT)
"Sustainable Urban Mobility Systems" Milos Mladenovic, Assistant Professor, Aalto Department of Built Environment
Wednesday 2 November | 9:15-12 (CONTACT) Note: starts at 9:15
"Energy Security in the Future" Jaakko Jääskeläinen, Lead Energy Market Analyst, Energy Exemplar
WEEK 3: Constructing resilient communities
Monday 7 November | 9-12 (CONTACT)
"Decolonising Development" Isabel Baudish, Research assistant, Stockholm University
Wednesday 9 November | 9:30-12 (ONLINE) Note: Starts at 9:30
"Social ecology & Decolonising practices: A matrix of future possibilities" Nasser Golzari, Nick Beech & Samir Pandya, University of Westminster
WEEK 4: Disasters and humanitarian response
Monday 14 November | 9-12 (CONTACT)
"Natural hazards" Philipp Schmidt-Thomé, International Operations Director, GTK
Wednesday 16 November | 9-12 (Online)
"Public health during humanitarian crises" Sohaib Khan, assistant professor, University of Eastern Finland
WEEK 5: Disasters and humanitarian response
Monday 21 November | 9-12 (CONTACT)
"Humanitarian logistics" Diego Vega, Deputy Director of HUMLOG Institute, Hanken School of Economics
Wednesday 23 November | 9-12 (CONTACT)"Humanitarian logistics" Diego Vega, Deputy Director of HUMLOG Institute, Hanken School of Economics
WEEK 6: Services for the built environment
Monday 28 November | 9-12 (ONLINE)
"Harnessing the digital economy for development in rural and semi-rural areas" Peter Kalanzi, Consultant
Wednesday 30 November | 9-12 (ONLINE)
"Energy accessibility and transition in rural areas" Eva Kagiri, Program Manager, ARMA UK
WEEK 7: Conclusion
Monday 5 December | 9-12 (NO LECTURE)
"Independent Student Work" (ROOM Q201 at Väre is available for working on assignments).
Wednesday 7 December | 9-12 (CONTACT)
Final Grades File
Course Miro Board URL
Small individual and group tasks (grading scale pass/fail) will be given on a weekly basis, following the weekly themes. A final individual portfolio assignment (graded 1-5) and a peer evaluation will be required after the course ends.
Course Assessment Criteria:- 80 % attendance. 3 absences without compensatory assignment. With more than 5 absences, the course cannot be passed. Contact Anise or Anahita for more info on compensatory assignments.- The quality and your activity in the group work as well as in lectures will have an effect on final grading! Your group work activity will be evaluated by your peers on a scale 1-5.- Full attendance and meeting deadlines may raise the final grade by + (0,25).