In this program, students master solutions associated with existing asset evaluation of damage and deterioration; preservation and rehabilitation of existing assets and urban spaces; repair and re-use of materials associated with cost control; and best practices in adaptive re-use and sustainability. Topics include management and renewal of public and private physical assets, including built infrastructure, and fixed plants such as urban buildings, airports, hospitals, broadband networks, and interior and open-air private and public spaces.

No previous background required.

You will learn to design and execute repairs, renovations, restorations and rehabilitations of urban buildings and infrastructures using up-to-date SMART building practices. 

This is an Open Admissions program to help you advance or change your career. Those who successfully complete this three-course program are eligible to earn a Professional Development Award from The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education

What Will You Learn? 

Learn how to: 

  • Repair existing urban SMART buildings to achieve and maintain sustainable environments. 
  • Implement solutions associated with existing asset evaluation of damage and deterioration
  • Preserve and rehabilitate existing buildings and urban infrastructures
  • Re-use building materials 
  • Implement best practices in adaptive reuse and sustainability. 

This short course series is an excellent complement to the skills you may already possess as a professional. 

Who Should Enrol?

This course series may be applicable to those in a number of professions including, but not limited to:

  • Construction personnel
  • Project managers
  • Architectural technologists
  • Interior designers
  • Design professionals
  • Architecture Engineering and Construction (AEC) project managers
  • Urban planners

Who Teaches the Courses?

Our instructors are selected through a highly competitive process and are expert practitioners in industry.


Industry and Careers 

For those aspiring to be or already working as:

  • Construction workers at all levels of position across all sectors
  • Project Managers
  • Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Architectural Technologists
  • Building surveyors
  • Commercial/residential surveyors
  • Construction managers
  • Estates managers
  • Historic buildings inspector/conservation officer
  • Landscape designers
  • Planning and development surveyors

Recommended Sequence

You may take all three courses in one term or take them in combination over a number of semesters as you prefer. Here is one possible approach:

Term 1

CKAM 160
CKAM 170

Term 2

CKAM 180

Course Series Requirements

  • Successful completion of 3 required courses

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