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Sociocultural Aspects of Design

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Sociocultural Aspects of Design
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: B-A-1.3
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.
5PA (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: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Project work

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

B-A-1.3 (P120-0059) Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 3, 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):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
B-A-1.5 Refurbishment of Existing Buildings
B-A-2.1 Interior Design / Building Preservation

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Eve Hartnack
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Fischer
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Eve Hartnack

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this moduel, students will be able to develop buildings of medium complexity methodically, analytically and creatively and concretize them in a conceptual design, based on their basic knowledge of building construction and structural design.
They will be familiar with the basic principles of urban planning analysis and design and can place their building design within an urban context.
The general objective is to become aware of the social relevance of the designed environment and to raise awareness for the responsible use of its elements and forms of expression, as well as human needs.

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Module content:
Dealing with urban and socio-cultural context and a simple building program in a contemporary setting. The typological and constructive presentation of a creative and functional design solution using appropriate media.
Our focus will be on the development of approaches to solutions for apartments, residential buildings, living environments and the networked design of interior and exterior spaces.
Urban planning analysis, concept development and elaboration with a focus on the follwoing aspects: urban context, socio-cultural context, functional and atmospheric implementation.
Related to the courses Urban Development and Building Typology

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Teaching methods/Media:
Supervised projects, presentation, study trip and workshop

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Recommended or required reading:
Depends on the respective topic. Students will receive literature recommendations in the course of the module.

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