Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
Please read the published information on the individual courses carefully.

Search result: Course units in Autumn Semester 2016

Architecture Master Information
Architectural Design
Architectural Design
» Choice of "architectural design" of the Bachelor course.
Integrated Discipline Planning
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
063-1401-16LIntegrated Discipline Planning - Autumn Semester 2016 Information Restricted registration - show details
Please register (www.mystudies.ethz.ch) only after the internal enrolment for the design classes (see http://www.einschreibung.arch.ethz.ch/design.php)
W3 credits2ULecturers
Major Courses
Major courses deal with architectural problems and questions in relation to other fields and they enable students to complete their expert knowledge and their theoretical know-how apart from the architectural design courses. Details of performace assessments are defined in Art. 28 of the 2011 Master curriculum D-ARCH.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
063-0366-00LThe Architecture of the City from Modernity to Today Information W2 credits2VV. Magnago Lampugnani
066-0427-00LDesign and Building Process MBS Information W2 credits2VA. Paulus
063-0363-00LUrban History Online. Methods for Text and Plan Analysis Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2Uto be announced
051-0515-16LBuilding Physics IV: Urban Physics Information W3 credits3GJ. Carmeliet, J. Allegrini, D. W. Brunner, C. Schär, H. Wernli, J. M. Wunderli
051-0765-16LBuilding Process: Economy Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.
W2 credits2GS. Menz, H. Reichel
063-0117-16LTheory of Architecture III: Architectural Theories of the 20th Century Today Information W2 credits1VM. Gnehm
063-0313-16LHistory of Art and Architecture V: Architecture and the History of the Future Information W1 credit1VN. K. Naehrig
063-0315-16LHistory of Art and Architecture V: America Information W1 credit1VP. Ursprung
063-0353-16LConstruction History: Bâtir la ville du 19ème siècle: Paris Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.
W4 credits3GS. Holzer
063-0371-16LHistory and Methods in Building Research Information Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
W4 credits3US. Holzer
063-0417-16LArchitecture and Structure Information
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2GJ. Schwartz
063-0419-16LExperimental Explorations on Space and Structure Information Restricted registration - show details W3 credits3SJ. Schwartz, J. J. Castellón González, P. D'Acunto
063-1357-16LDigital Urban Simulation Information W4 credits4GE. Tapias Pedraza
063-0311-16LTransitional Periods: Political Iconology - Architecture in Central Europe 1450-1800 Information W1 credit1VM. Gnehm
851-0252-08LCognition in Studio Design - Analytic Tools for Evidence-Based Design Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.
W3 credits2SB. Emo Nax, M. Brösamle, C. Hölscher
051-0317-16LHistory of Art and Architecture: Architecture and Climate Change (P. Ursprung) Information W4 credits3GE. E. Scott
103-0569-00LEuropean Aspects of Spatial DevelopmentW3 credits2GA. Peric Momcilovic
Electives
Architecture / Design
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
051-0169-16LSeminar Architectural Criticism: Can Images Build Cities? Development Zones in the Limmattal Information W2 credits2GC. Schärer Basoli
051-0173-16LSpatial Concepts in Film and Architecture (Prof A.Gigon/M.Guyer) Information W1 credit1VD. E. Agotai Schmid, M. Bächtiger Zwicky
051-0193-16LPerformance and Intervention Information W2 credits2US. Keller Roca
051-0195-16LKritik und Theorie Information Restricted registration - show details W2 credits2SK. Sander
051-0197-16LPhotography Information Restricted registration - show details
Limited number of participants.
Enrolment by agreement with the lecturer - Motivation letter to be sent to eydel@arch.ethz.ch by 2nd September 2016 at the latest.
W2 credits2UK. Sander
051-0199-16LArchitecture and Photography Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 15.

A motivation letter is to send to wootton@arch.ethz.ch until Friday 16th September 2016, 12 h.
W2 credits2ST. Wootton
051-0201-16L3D Scanning and Freeform Modeling Information
Limited number of participants.
Enrolment in agreement with the lecturer only.
W2 credits2UK. Sander
051-0219-16LArtistic and Conceptual Thinking and Working Information Restricted registration - show details W2 credits2SS. Keller Roca
051-0223-16LFree Drawing Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 35.
W2 credits2UZ. Leutenegger Küng
051-0227-16LArchitectural Drawing Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 136
W2 credits2GR. Fässer
051-0235-16LTheory of Architecture: Curating 1917 - The Architecture of Russian Revolution (a.i. Moravanszky) Information Restricted registration - show details W2 credits2SA. Vronskaya
051-0621-16LArchitecture and Digital Fabrication Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
Limited number of participants.

Enrolment in agreement with the lecturer only.
W4 credits4GF. Gramazio, M. Kohler
051-0731-16LCAAD Theory: A Quantum City - How to Think About Cities Information W2 credits2GL. Hovestadt
051-0733-16LCAAD Practice: Bots, Characters & Architecture Information W2 credits2GL. Hovestadt
063-0127-16LArchitecture VIIW2 credits1VA. Caruso, M. Angélil
051-0203-16L360° - Reality to Virtuality Restricted registration - show details W4 credits4GK. Sander, A. Wieser
Construction / Building Technology
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
101-0587-00LWorkshop on Sustainable Building Certification Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25
W3 credits2GD. Kellenberger
101-0177-00LBuilding Physics: Moisture and Durability Information W3 credits2GJ. Carmeliet, T. Defraeye
101-0577-00LAn Introduction to Sustainable Development in the Built EnvironmentW3 credits2GG. Habert
051-0415-16LNegotiating Structural Forms: History of Structural Design Information
Does not take place this semester.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Structural Design I-IV.
W2 credits2GJ. Schwartz
051-0761-16LHistory, Theory and Methods in Historic Building Conservation and Building Research (NF Hassler) Information Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2Gto be announced
051-0763-16LNew Focal Points of Construction Information
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2GD. Mettler, D. Studer
051-0777-16LBuilding Process: Realization Information Restricted registration - show details
Limited number of participants.
Enrolment is only possible in agreement with the lecturer.
W2 credits2GM. W. Eglin
051-0781-16LCostruire correttamente/Constructing Correctly: Curve and Fold to Bear Loads and Forces Restricted registration - show details W2 credits2GG. Birindelli
051-0823-16LMaterial-Workshop Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
Number of participants limited to 20
W3 credits3Gto be announced
051-0855-16LMasterclass Construction: Steelwork Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 24.
W2 credits2GC. Vogt
051-1219-16LIntegrated Discipline Building Systems (A. Schlüter) Information Restricted registration - show details W3 credits2UA. Schlüter
051-0831-16LSummer School: Pavillon on Lantian Land (China)
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits4GD. Liu
Planning / Environmental Design
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
051-0369-16LTheory of Urban Design:
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2Gto be announced
051-0625-16LSerendipity: Audiovisual Fieldwork - Gotthard Soundwalking (Ch.Girot) Information Restricted registration - show details
Limited number of participants (limitation due to technical equipment).
W2 credits4GC. Girot
051-0627-16LTopology: Scales of Power (Ch.Girot) Information Restricted registration - show details W2 credits2KC. Girot
051-0629-16LPairi-Daeza: Water Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 12.

Enrolment in agreement with the lecturer only.
W2 credits2GG. Vogt
051-0631-16LUrban Food: The Alps as Common Ground: Ljubljana (G. Vogt) Information Restricted registration - show details
Limited number of participants. The course is fully booked!
Enrolment in agreement with the lecturer only: Roland Shaw shaw@arch.ethz.ch
W2 credits2GG. Vogt
051-0667-16LCase Studies in Urban Design - Urban Planning Theory: Texts, Positions, Discourse Information Restricted registration - show details W3 credits2GK. Christiaanse
051-0701-16LSystematic Principles of Urban Design: Learn from the European City Information W2 credits2GV. Magnago Lampugnani, H. Stühlinger
051-0723-16LInformation Architecture and Future Cities: Smart Cities Information W2 credits1VG. Schmitt
051-0725-16LDigital Urban Visualization: People as Flows Information W2 credits2UG. Schmitt
051-0815-16LACTION! On the Real City: Wunderkammer Information Restricted registration - show details W2 credits2UA. Brillembourg, H. Klumpner
051-0819-16LPlanning Strategies for Complex Buildings Using the Example of Health Facilities Restricted registration - show details W2 credits2VT. Guthknecht
051-0827-16LSand: an (in)finite Resource? - Engineering for Development (E4D) Summer School Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited.
W4 credits9SD. Hebel
051-0829-16LSummer School: Assembling Cities. Studing Urban Matters in Practice Restricted registration - show details W2 credits4UD. Eberle
051-0821-16LSummer School: Learning from Havana Restricted registration - show details W4 credits4GH. Klumpner, A. Brillembourg, M. Menendez, C. Schmid
063-0321-16LSummer School: Summer Chantier Valparaiso Chile Information Restricted registration - show details W4 credits7SA. Spiro
051-0623-16LTravellers. Ocean Territories - Mapping Maritime Geopolitics, Migration and Global Trade Information W1 credit1VM. Topalovic
History
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
051-0171-16LHistory, Criticism and Theory of Architecture: Architecture Machine VI: Ghost Storeys Information W2 credits2SL. Stalder
051-0319-16LHistory of Art and Architecture: Chicago, Searching another American Architecture Information Restricted registration - show details
Not eligible as a Compulsory GESS Elective for students of D-ARCH.
W2 credits2GG. Grämiger, L. Schmitt
051-0351-16LPreservation of Cultural Heritage: Information
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2Gto be announced
051-0367-16LSeminar History of Urban Design: Elements of Urban Space Information W4 credits2SV. Magnago Lampugnani, M. Tubbesing
051-0783-16LSpecial Questions in History of Art and Architecture: Making of the gtaW2 credits2SD. Imhof, B. Seidel
051-0779-16LHistory of Architecture: Colonialism, Architecture & Urbanism in Africa (P.Ursprung) Information Restricted registration - show details W2 credits2GS. Henni, P. Ursprung
Sociology / Economy
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0252-03LCognition in Architecture - Designing Orientation and Navigation for Building Users Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.

Particularly suitable for students of D-ARCH
W3 credits2SV. Schinazi, B. Emo Nax, C. Hölscher
051-0165-16LHousing Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2Gto be announced
051-0619-16LUrban Mutations on the Edge: Commoning Information Restricted registration - show details W2 credits2SM. Angélil
051-0813-16LSociology: Urban Quality of Life - Ethnological Field Research in District 5 and in Zurich NorthW2 credits2SC. Schmid, H. Nigg
Thesis Electives
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
063-0115-16LArchitecture and Building Systems (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AA. Schlüter
063-0165-16LHousing (Elective Thesis) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AG. Precht
063-0169-16LSeminar Architectural Criticism (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AL. Stalder
063-0171-16LHistory, Criticism and Theory of Architecture: City and Architecture (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AL. Stalder
063-0173-16LSpatial Concepts in Film and Architecture (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AD. E. Agotai Schmid, M. Bächtiger Zwicky
063-0187-16LProcedures in Design - Techniques of Construction (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AM. Peter
063-0193-16LPerformance and Intervention (Thesis Elective) Information W6 credits11AS. Keller Roca
063-0195-16LCriticism and Theory (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AK. Sander
063-0197-16LPhotography (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AK. Sander
063-0201-16L3D Scanning and Freeform Modeling (Thesis Elective) Information W6 credits11AK. Sander
063-0219-16LArtistic and Conceptual Thinking and Working (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details
Thesis Elective for Master class students.

Prerequisites: "Artistic and Conceptual Thinking and Working".
Issues and questions of the artistic project can be brought to the course.
W6 credits11AS. Keller Roca
063-0223-16LFree Drawing (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AZ. Leutenegger Küng
063-0227-16LArchitectural Drawing - Image Lab (Thesis Elective) Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AR. Fässer
063-0235-16LTheory of Architecture (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AA. Vronskaya
063-0317-16LHistory of Art and Architecture (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AP. Ursprung
063-0319-16LHistory of Art and Architecture (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AI. Heinze-Greenberg, N. K. Naehrig
063-0355-16LPreservation of Cultural Heritage (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits11AS. Holzer
063-0367-16LHistory of Urban Design (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AV. Magnago Lampugnani
063-0369-16LTheory of Urban Design (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AV. Magnago Lampugnani, H. Stühlinger, M. Tubbesing
063-0415-16LTrial of Structural Forms: History of Structural Design (Elective Thesis) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AJ. Schwartz, M. Rinke
063-0515-16LBuilding Physics (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details
Prerequisites for Urban Physics: successful termination of "Building Physics IV: Urban Physics" .
For Building Physics in general: Knowledge in the relevant field.
W6 credits11AJ. Carmeliet
063-0619-16LUrban Mutations on the Edge (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AM. Angélil
063-0621-16LArchitecture and Digital Fabrication (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AF. Gramazio, M. Kohler
063-0625-16LSerendipity (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AC. Girot
063-0627-16LTopology (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AC. Girot
063-0629-16LPairi-Daeza: Water (Elective Thesis) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AG. Vogt
063-0667-16LCase Studies in Urban Design (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AK. Christiaanse
063-0723-16LInformation Architecture (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AG. Schmitt
063-0731-16LCAAD Theory (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AL. Hovestadt
063-0733-16LCAAD Practice (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AL. Hovestadt
063-0761-16LHistory,Theory and Methods in Historic Building Conservation and Building Research (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits11Ato be announced
063-0765-16LBuilding Process: Economy (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AH. Reichel
063-0767-16LBuilding Process: Thesis Elective Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AM. Eidenbenz
063-0781-16LCostruire correttamente/Constructing Correctly (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AG. Birindelli
063-0813-16LSociology (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AC. Schmid
063-0815-16LACTION! Empowering the Real City (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AA. Brillembourg, H. Klumpner
063-0819-16LPlanning Strategies for Complex Buildings - Example: Health Care Buildings (Thesis Elective) Information W6 credits11AT. Guthknecht
063-0823-16LMaterial-Lab (Thesis Elective) Information Restricted registration - show details W6 credits11AA. Spiro
063-0855-16LMaster Class Construction (Thesis Elective) Information
Thesis Elective for Master class students
W6 credits11AC. Vogt
063-0763-16LNew Focal Points of Construction (Thesis Elective) Information W6 credits11AD. Mettler, D. Studer
063-0827-16LSand: an (in)finite Resource? - Engineering for Development (E4D) Summer School (Thesis Elective)
Self-dependent work.
W6 credits150AD. Hebel
Seminar Weeks
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
051-0911-16LSeminar Week Autumn Semester 2016 Information W2 credits3ALecturers
GESS Science in Perspective
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
» Recommended GESS Science in Perspective (Type B) for D-ARCH.
» see GESS Science in Perspective: Type A: Enhancement of Reflection Capability
» see GESS Science in Perspective: Language Courses ETH/UZH
363-1065-00LDesign Thinking: Human-Centred Solutions to Real World Challenges Restricted registration - show details
Due to didactic reasons, the number of participants is limited to 30.

All interested students are invited to apply for this course by sending a one-page motivation letter until 14.9.16 to Florian Rittiner (frittiner@ethz.ch).

Additionally please enroll via mystudies. Places will be assigned after the first lecture on the basis of your motivation letter and commitment for the class.
W5 credits5GA. Cabello Llamas, F. Rittiner, S. Brusoni, C. Hölscher, M. Meboldt
Master's Thesis
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
051-0141-00LMaster's Thesis Restricted registration - show details
Only students who fulfill the following criteria are allowed to begin with their master thesis:
a. successful completion of the bachelor programme;
b. fulfilling of any additional requirements necessary to gain admission to the master programme.
O33 credits40DProfessors
Course Units for Additional Admission Requirements
The courses below are only available for MSc students with additional admission requirements.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
051-1100-AALArchitectural Design V-IX
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.

Please register (www.mystudies.ethz.ch) only after the internal enrolment for the design classes (see http://www.einschreibung.arch.ethz.ch/design.php)
E-13 credits16ULecturers