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Green Tip

Buying local and composting scraps are just a few of our tips for a green Thanksgiving



Green Campus Tour

Guided maps of sustainability initiatives at Temple University

Climate Action Plan

Temple became a signatory of the Presidents Climate Commitment in 2008 and again in 2016.

Annual Report

Find out about Temple’s progress toward a more sustainable future by reviewing our Annual Report

Introduction to Design and the Environment

School and Department: 
  • Art, Tyler School of
  • Architecture
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An introduction to the complex and contingent relationship between architects and the environments in which they intervene. Using contemporary and historical materials, students will begin to understand how architects establish and position design processes in response to their social, technological, and material situations. Coursework includes both position papers in response to particular reading topics as well as diagrammatic interrogations of the city around us.