2020-2021 College Catalog_Amended 
    
    May 27, 2024  
2020-2021 College Catalog_Amended [***ATTENTION: THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG***]

CTM 250 - Innovative and Alternative Building Techniques


Credits: 3
Lab/Lecture: Three lecture. One lab.

Innovative and alternative building techniques such as steel framing, SIP, Integra or Rastra block, adobe, earth brick, rammed earth, cast earth, sand bag, papercrete, straw bale and earth ship will be presented along with environmental and aesthetic design considerations. These concepts will be integrated with a “pattern language” and passive solar design approach for student design projects.

Grading Option: May be taken for S/U credit.
Recommended: CTM 120 , CTM 123 , CTM 124 , CTM 235 , or prior construction related experience.