Reto Nebel: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2020

Name Dr. Reto Nebel
Inst. f. Raum- u. Landschaftsentw.
ETH Zürich, HIL H 32.1
Stefano-Franscini-Platz 5
8093 Zürich
DepartmentCivil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

103-0458-00LEconomical Land Use
Only for MSc Students or special approval by the lecturer.
3 credits2GR. Nebel
AbstractThe lecture demonstrates current trends of land use, arguments for an economical handling of land and instruments as well as procedures to implement economical land use in practice. This is considered on different planning levels, especially on the regional level. The main focus is the introduction of a comprehensive settlement management in the light of current trends of land use.
ObjectiveStudents learn to understand backgrounds, basic principles, goals and approaches of appropriate and economical use of land as a scarce resource. They are able to summarise in a comprehensible way the core arguments for redevelopment before new development. Furthermore, students can illustrate how to implement economical land use in a differentiated and customised manner.
Content- settlement development and land use: facts, trends, causes and consequences
- redevelopment before new development: basic principles and strategic goals
- overviews of existing land reserves
- formal and informal instruments and procedures
- comprehensive settlement management: implementation on municipal, regional and national level
Lecture notesThe documents for the lecture are available on Moodle.
Prerequisites / NoticeEligible only for master students, otherwise a special permisson by the lecturer is required.