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Urban Conversion

Module name (EN): Urban Conversion
Degree programme: Architecture, Master, ASPO 01.10.2012
Module code: MAA-1.1
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 8PA (8 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 12
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Guided student research project

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MAA-1.1 Architecture, Master, ASPO 01.10.2012, semester 1, mandatory course
120 class hours (= 90 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 360 hours (equivalent to 12 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 270 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
MAA-1.2 Building Conversion in the Urban Environment

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Ochs
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Ochs

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Learning outcomes:
Development of strategies for dealing with urban conversion. After successfully completing this module, students will be able to develop and review complex approaches to urban and industrial restructuring. They will have a basic understanding of complex functional, creative and technical aspects of urban planning and architectural design. They will be able to evaluate spatial situations in a differentiated manner with regard to preservation, renewal, and expansion. The students are able to align, reflect and classify their own design in the context of contemporary phenomena.

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Module content:
Analysis of areas that are characterized by structural change. Conception of complex design approaches under consideration of urban planning consequences.
Development of strategies for dealing with urban conversion. Development of solutions taking into account all relevant constraints such as city and environment, architecture and building construction, society and economy, infrastructure and traffic etc...

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Teaching methods/Media:
Guided tutorial

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Recommended or required reading:
Topic-specific literature recommendations will be announced at the beginning of each thematic block.

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