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063-0417-16L  Architecture and Structure

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersJ. Schwartz
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
CourseDoes not take place this semester.
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractThe focus is on structural and statical issues with respect to realization. Exemplary buildings are analyzed using graphic statics and specific properties of different materials discussed.
The course is centered around a design exercise where the form should be the result of a structural design implemented in an architectural design, combined with a deep knowledge of architectural space.
ObjectiveUnderstanding of structural design as translation of structural concepts into building materials with respect to design concepts.
ContentThe focus is on structural and statical issues with respect to realization. Exemplary buildings are analyzed using graphic statics and specific properties of different materials discussed.
The course is centered around a design exercise where the form should be the result of a structural design implemented in an architectural design, combined with a deep knowledge of architectural space.