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Built Environment

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IEYS1105
Type: Compulsory
Curriculum: YT 2019
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 3 (2021-2022)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Laitinen, Asseri
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3002YT2019-3A2022-01-01 – 2022-05-01Asseri Laitinen, Tiina Rinta-RahkoFinnish2021-12-01 – 2022-01-10

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Learning Outcomes

The student understands the hieararcy and environmental impacts of land use planning. The student masters the aims and objectives of landscape theory and is able to apply it in planning of the landscape as a functional whole. The student knows the principals and practices of environmental treatment of urban stormwaters. The student identifies natural value and climate impact of built environment. The student identifies decentralised and small-scale energy production methods.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 135 h


Land use planning, landscape theory, green infrastructure, ecosystem services, sustainable stormwater management, sustainable and low-emission transportation and energy production in built environment.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material given by lecturer.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, group work, assignments, exercises.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student shows development tendency, masters the requirements and the contents of the study unit and can apply what s/he has learn in independent work excellently. The student has completed all assignments in a given time.
Grade 3: The student masters the majority of requirements and the contents of the study unit and is able to apply well what s/he has learnt in independent work. The student has completed all requires assignments.
Grade 1: The student shows that s/he knows some of the requirements and contents of the study unit and can apply what s/he has learn when assisted. The student has completed all required assignments with grade pass.

Assessment Methods

Assignments, group works, exam.