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Optimizing Building Projects: Building Regulations and Climate-Adapted Construction

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Optimizing Building Projects: Building Regulations and Climate-Adapted Construction
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: B-A-5.12
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V+3VU (5 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

B-A-5.12 (P120-0031) Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 6, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
75 class hours (= 56.25 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 123.75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
B-A-5.10 Economic and Climatic Aspects of Architectural Design

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Ludger Bergrath
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Ludger Bergrath
RA Ruth Henrich
Dipl.-Verww. Peter Schwarz

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Learning outcomes:
The aim of this module is to teach students basic and practical skills. Eco-friendly construction and the basics of building law, in particular. These topics will be studied in parallel during the 3rd academic year of this program.
Building Planning Law:
After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with public and private building law in preparation for the legal side of an architect´s work.
Eco-Friendly Construction 2:
targets essential innovative, architectural, ecological and energy-related changes in planning. Energy-conscious building planning requires a holistic concept.
Teaching will be oriented towards practical planning tasks. Students will develop their skills and competences further by way of the interdisciplinary connections in a more complex project.
The goal is to rasie awareness for the importance of the use of energy and resource-efficient strategies in building design.

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Module content:
Eco-Friendly Construction
The tutorial is based on the planning phases of a project. Students will work on their project right up to work planning and the details, divided into two processing phases:
Identification and analysis, development of alternative concepts, demonstration of possible solutions for the load-bearing, cladding and water supply and drainage systems.
Constructive elaboration, development of project sub-areas, optimization and evaluation by means of variants, elaboration of the final details.
The Basics of Building Law:
BGB as legal basis in the FRG, clarification and obligations of the law on contracts for work and services, contracts, structure and limits according to BGB and VOB, fee schedule for architects and engineers, HOAI contents and application
The Basics of Public Building Law: Functional zoning, building code, state building regulations, structure and tools
Building supervision executive, building inspection authorities, approval procedures according to state building law, content and procedure of land and property concept, land readjustment, land register

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Teaching methods/Media:
_Multiple groups of 20-25 students / or parallel with several lecturers/tutors

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Recommended or required reading:
HOAI / BGB / VOB A,B,C / LBO Saarland / BBauG, BauVo
Trade journals and books (Bauwelt, Detail; Detail Atlases: Dach-, Holz- and Stahlbauatlas, Pistohl 2, lecture notes and others)
Additional literature recommendation depending on the project.

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