072-0305-00L  Module 5: Life Cycle and Resources

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersA. Paulus, S. Menz
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


072-0305-00 GModul 5: Lebenszyklus und Ressourcen25s hrs
Fri12:45-18:30HIB E 33 »
Sat08:50-12:30HIB E 33 »
A. Paulus, S. Menz

Catalogue data

AbstractKey words: building fabric, material cycle
Production and disposal / reusability of building fabric, energy flows, pollutants
ObjectiveBuilding and breaking off is understood as an energy and material flow.
ContentThe total weight of all properties in Switzerland is estimated at around 1 billion tonnes. Every year around 10 million m3 of buildings are demolished and more than 60 million t of raw materials are used in new buildings. This module examines the cycle principle and its implications for selective decommissioning, disposal, landfilling, recycling and reuse, as well as the importance of the gray matter energy of materials.
Continuation, reuse, demolition / new construction - stakeholders, goals and conflicting goals
Lecture notesScripts, documents, studies, dates and addresses are stored on the server of the program.
LiteratureLiterature recommendations at Link and Link

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits1 credit
ExaminersA. Paulus, S. Menz
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupMAS ETH in Architecture, Real Estate, Construction (072000)
CAS ETH ARC Real Estate Strategies urban-periurban (077000)

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