103-0458-00L  Economical Land Use

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersR. Nebel
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for MSc Students or special approval by the lecturer.


103-0458-00 GHaushälterische Bodennutzung
Unregelmässige Veranstaltung: 19.02.; 26.02.; 11.03.; 18.03.; 25.03.; 08.04.; 29.04.2020
2 hrs
Wed12:45-16:30HIL E 9 »
R. Nebel

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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.

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersR. Nebel
Typeend-of-semester examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionA repetition date will be offered in the first two weeks of the semester immediately consecutive.
Additional information on mode of examinationEin obligatorisches Leistungselement, welches nicht für sich allein bestanden werden muss (in Form einer Präsentation einer Gruppenarbeit), während dem Semester am 29.04.2020. Dieses wird mit einer Note bewertet und zählt zu 25% an der Gesamtnote. Die Details der Leistungskontrolle werden im Rahmen der Vorlesung bekannt gegeben und auf Moodle zur Verfügung gestellt.

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Offered in

Civil Engineering MasterMajor in Transport SystemsWInformation
Geomatic Engineering MasterMajor in PlanningWInformation
Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems MasterMajor in Spatial and Landscape DevelopmentWInformation
Environmental Sciences MasterMinor in Soil-Plant Relations and Land UseWInformation