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This introductory course is designed to provide an understanding of the impact building materials can have on human health, demonstrating systematic intricacies that will challenge professionals to keep asking questions while offering suggestions for how they can address these issues in their workplaces. This introduction is situated in the context of design practice, with additional information presented as the cour...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5233 - PCID 0601 X1
  • Murphy, Catherine
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
This course focuses on the chemistry of products and materials through the lens of material health. It introduces the professionals to the fundamentals of chemistry, enabling them to understand why particular outcomes and health impacts are produced. It introduces students to chemicals of concern and alternatives that are being formulated by green chemists. We ask how project health goals can be outlined and informed...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5234 - PCID 0602 X1
  • Murphy, Catherine
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
This course helps designers navigate industry resources and certifications, find and evaluate product options, and employ resources for maximum impact. We look at methods for targeting specific issues in a project and generalized strategies that can apply more universally, highlighting potential benefits and consequences of employing different approaches. Recommended as the third course in a four-course series.
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 6439 - PCID 0603 X1
  • Murphy, Catherine
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
This course deals with the full process of creating healthier buildings, covering challenges encountered throughout design, construction, maintenance, and operation. The course is framed as a collection of lessons learned through professional experience to help professionals become better informed so that they can make decisions with an overall awareness of the protocols for healthier design. Recommended as the fourt...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 6440 - PCID 0604 X1
  • Murphy, Catherine
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
Developed by Parsons’ Healthy Materials Lab, this series of four, self-paced online courses bring a consideration of human health to all aspects of design and building practices. The goal is to introduce students and practitioners to basic construction materials, their chemical makeup and the relationship to human health. We will then focus on how current and aspiring designers and architects can specify better build...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 8060 - PCID 0605 X1
  • Murphy, Catherine
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
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