UF Faculty Department College
Bahar Armaghani Sustainability and the Built Environment College of Design, Construction and Planning
Partner Faculty Department Partner Institution
, , Stephen Wittkopf
John McCaskill Jr.
Bruna Bitencourt
School of Engineering and Architecture
School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
BIM Architect and Consultant
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
The University of Texas at Dallas
Sustainable Campus Design
Project Description:

This COIL project connects students and faculty from institutions in multiple countries and climate zones to think outside the box. Instructors and associated professionals from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Switzerland (HSLU), the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) and the University of Florida (UF) in the United States, and SENAI CIMATEC in Brazil present their respective best practices, which are then jointly evaluated, presented, and discussed by students from all institutions. For more information on the project, visit this website.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Develop an understanding and appreciation of sustainability approaches and issues in various social, environmental, and economic aspects.  
2. Obtain personal and professional development through intercultural online collaboration.

Participating Countries:
Brazil, Switzerland
Number of Participants:
4 UF students, 6 HSLU students, 4 UTD students, 7 SENAI CIMATEC students
Design,Construction & Planning
UF Course Code & Name:
DCP4214 - Green Building Strategies
Project Duration:
8 weeks
Activity Type(s):
Student-to-Student Dialogue
Student-to-Student Project
Time allotted to each activity:
Technology Tools:
MS Teams

Sequence of Activities: