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Building Typology

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Building Typology
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: ABA-3.2
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.
P120-0062, P120-0124
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.
5V (5 hours per week, accumulated)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 3
Duration: 2 semester
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Building Typology 1: Course work (50%)
Building Typology 2:        Written exam (50%)

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

B-A-3.2 (P120-0062, P120-0124) Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 3, mandatory course
ABA-3.2 (P120-0062, P120-0124) Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 3, mandatory course
ABA-3.2 (P120-0062, P120-0124) Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , 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:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Fischer
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Fischer

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Learning outcomes:
Building Typology 1:
After successfully completing this part of the module, students will:
_        have basic knowledge about user requirements and building functions, such as public areas, access systems and functional room allocations.
Building Typology 2:
After successfully completing this part of the module, students will:
_        have increased their knowledge about overall spatial structure based on exemplary buildings of a more complex design, function, internal structure and external conditions.
_        have knowledge about building theory based on traditional and contemporary architecture.
_        be able to differentiate buildings with regard to their functional and site-related design and examine them typologically.
_        be able to recognize correlations between the nature, type and design of buildings, analyze them and implement them in concrete and abstract design tasks.
Personal competence:
_        Develop and train basic architectural language competence.
_        Ability to process content independently
_        Train analytical skills
_        Train the ability to present results in analogue and digital form.

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Module content:
Building Typology 1:
_        Basics that are essential for the function of buildings.
_        Buildings of low and medium complexity.
Building Typology 2:
_        Buildings with complex designs, functions and networks.
_        Analysis of essential typologies and their evaluation against the background of contemporary developments, new technologies and social change.

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Teaching methods/Media:

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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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