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Architectural Design and Urban Development

Module name (EN): Architectural Design and Urban Development
Degree programme: Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: B-A-1.4
SAP-Submodule-No.: P120-0127
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 5PA (5 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Project work

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
B-A-1.4 (P120-0127) Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 3, mandatory course
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
B-A-2.2 Advanced Urban Development / Landscape Design

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Göran Pohl
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Eve Hartnack
Prof. Göran Pohl

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be familair with basic urban planning topics in theory and practice.
Learning objectives will be linked and new skills will be developed through excursions, exercises and projects.
By encouraging group work, social skills woll be developed and supported. The teaching method helps students develop their methodological competence by encouraging them to work on and solve planning tasks independently.

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Module content:
The first steps towards urban development planning will be taught and practiced in analytically and through drawing. The focus lies on applying the content learned for evaluating buildability, the scope of construction, the appropriate amount of development and the implementation of planning. Proportions, basic dimensions, reference values and legal framework conditions will be explained and practiced, and awareness for the social relevance of urban planning will be raised and trained.
This module comprises the following topics:
 Basic knowledge about planning levels
 Public building planning law and its impact on urban development and building planning
 Construction methods and sites that can be built on
 Type and extent of structural land use
 Infrastructure in theory and practice
 First steps of urban development analysis
 Concepts of space, spatial proportions, use of space
 Raising awareness for necessity and opportunities

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture (use of eletronic media), independent preparation of exercises, presentations or theoretical work.
Final colloquium with presentations and discussions of results. Project in the work room.
Lecture notes and a large number of other documents are available electronically.

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Recommended or required reading:
Lecture notes from Prof. Göran Pohl
Various magazines, technical and legal codes (AKS architects´ handbook, BauNVO, BauGB, PlanZVO, LBO); other subject-related books; in particular:
Heisel, Joachim: Planungsatlas. Bauwerk
Jocher, Thomas u.a.: Raumpilot
Kister, Johannes u.a. (Hg.): Neufert. Bauentwurfslehre
Korda, Martin: Städtebau. Technische Grundlagen
Prinz, Dieter: Städtebau. Städtebauliches Entwerfen + Städtebauliches Gestalten (Bd. 1+2)

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