052-0533-23L  New Focal Points of Construction: Concrete Construction in the Context of Sustainability II

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersI. von Meiss-Leuthold, D. Mettler, D. Studer
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


052-0533-23 GNeue konstruktive Orte Betonbau im Nachhaltigkeitskontext II
Keine Lehrveranstaltung am 23.10 (Seminarwoche) sowie in den beiden letzten Semesterwochen (vor Schlussabgaben).
2 hrs
Mon09:45-11:30HIT H 42 »
I. von Meiss-Leuthold, D. Mettler, D. Studer

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AbstractThe elective subject "New focal points of construction" investigates on the basis of contemporary architecture the complexe interaction of construction elements. The comparative analysis of built constructions serves as a basis for further development of future constructions. These semester will fokus on building with concrete constructions in today's context of sustainability.
ObjectiveTarget of the course is the understanding of the impacts of material, technology and construction to the architectural education of constructive points.The focus lies on the present state of technology and the current challenge of building.The conjunction to current constructive methods and basic conditions enables a critical evaluation of the constructive Status Quo within the contemporary producing architecture as well as a perspective to new constructive education.
1. Introduction of current level of technique, typical methods, and set of problems of concrete constructions in today's context of sustainability
2. Colloquium with guests of producing and processing companies.
3. Visit of construction site and factory

Analysis and presentation in group of two of a building.
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Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesfostered
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesfostered
Social CompetenciesCooperation and Teamworkfostered
Personal CompetenciesCritical Thinkingfostered

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersD. Mettler, D. Studer, I. von Meiss-Leuthold
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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Places35 at the most
Waiting listuntil 24.09.2023

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Architecture BachelorDesign and ArchitectureWInformation