851-0252-08L  Evidence-Based Design: Methods and Tools For Evaluating Architectural Design

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersM. Gath Morad, C. Hölscher, C. Veddeler
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 40

Particularly suitable for students of D-ARCH



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
851-0252-08 SEvidence-Based Design: Methods and Tools For Evaluating Architectural Design2 hrs
Fri10-12HIL D 10.2 »
M. Gath Morad, C. Hölscher, C. Veddeler

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AbstractThe course focus is on pre-occupancy evaluation in architecture to support an evidence-based design process. Students are taught a variety of methods such as virtual reality, agent-based simulations and spatial analysis. The course is project-oriented and is open for architecture and STEM students with an interest in interdisciplinary teamwork.
ObjectiveThis semester, students would focus on evaluating healthcare and office typologies from the perspective of building occupants’ and across scenarios, including routine operation and post-pandemic scenarios. Students will apply the tools learned in the course to compare building typologies, using various metrics including spatial proximity, visibility, orientation and movement. On the basis of this multi-objective evaluation, students would propose and evaluate design interventions across scenarios, identifying the Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities and threats across the various typologies. The course is tailored for students studying for B-ARCH and M-ARCH degrees and is also suitable for students in STEM faculties. As an alternative to obtaining D-GESS credit, architecture students can obtain course credit in "Vertiefungsfach" or "Wahlfach".
Lecture notesEnglish

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersM. Gath Morad, C. Hölscher, C. Veddeler
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

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Restrictions

Places40 at the most
Waiting listuntil 05.03.2021

Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
Architecture MasterMajor CoursesWInformation
Doctoral Department of Humanities, Social and Political SciencesDoctoral and Post-Doctoral CoursesWInformation
GESS Science in PerspectiveD-ARCHWInformation
GESS Science in PerspectivePsychology, PedagogicsWInformation
Integrated Building Systems MasterGESS Science in PerspectiveWInformation