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051-0415-16L  Negotiating Structural Forms: History of Structural Design

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersJ. Schwartz
Periodicityyearly recurring course
CourseDoes not take place this semester.
Language of instructionGerman
CommentPrerequisite: Successful completion of Structural Design I-IV.

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AbstractDealing with the structural necessity against the background of the formal intent often lead, besides discourses, to architectural and technical enrichment as well as unique buildings. This seminar focuses on the work of key figures, that will be discussed on the basis of texts, concepts and buildings.
ObjectiveGetting to know key designers on the borderline between architecture and structural engineering, their positions, concepts and most important buildings.
ContentSeminar focusing on the discussion of important essays and buildings of distinguished builders and architects on the basis of short presentations, models, input lectures and invited guests, as well as films and excursions.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersJ. Schwartz, M. Rinke
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Admission requirementerfolgreiche Teilnahme an den Vorlesungen Tragwerksentwurf I-IV
Additional information on mode of examinationAusarbeitung einer Kurzpräsentation und aktive Teilnahme an den Diskussionen

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051-0415-16 GVerhandlung struktureller Formen: Geschichte des Tragwerksentwurfs
Does not take place this semester.
2 hrsJ. Schwartz


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