207.005 Seminar Building Greenery Plus
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, SE, 2.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

... to reflect basic knowledge of building greening.

... to assess the effects of greening in the built environment.

... to present building greening as well as the combination with photovoltaics in theory and practice.

Subject of course

Basic knowledge about building greening (construction, systems, construction, combinations)

Presentation of special applications (national and international)

Presentation of investigations and evaluations carried out at the research area

Excursion to practical examples of green objects

Teaching methods

Teaching basic knowledge about building greening by means of lectures and integration into current research projects

Development of the effects on the basis of group work

Excursion to practical examples of green objects

Expert lectures on selected topics

Mode of examination


Additional information

Due to the current situation and related regulations at TU, the seminar will be held digitally via Zoom this semester. Your attendance during all dates is mandatory.

21.04.; 09:00-13:00 o´clock: Introduction, green roof systems, structure of facade and roof, structural details for planning + maintenance, combination with PV, economic and ecological aspects, research projects and results (Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Azra Korjenic).

Zoom-Link: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/91478882498

22.04.; 09:00-11:00 o´clock: Plants and vegetation aspects (guest lecture Priv.-Doz. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Ulrike Pitha, BOKU)

Zoom-Link: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92511611330

23.04.; 09:00-11:00 o´clock: legal aspects and regulations (guest lecture, Mag. Dr. Popper)

Zoom-Link: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/97608473955

17.05.; 08:00-13:00 o´clock: Presentation of the students on international greening examples based on guiding questions (2-4 persons each, depending on the number of participants)

Zoom-Link: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/99031215811

If the excursion to practical examples planned in the seminar cannot take place in the group, you will receive documents on the examples in Vienna with the help of which you can carry out the "greened city walk" independently and present it in your final presentation on the basis of a guiding question.

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Examination modalities

The following prerequisites must be fulfilled for an overall assessment:

Attendance obligation for all appointments (except in case of illness)

Presentation and elaboration of international greening examples based on specific key questions

15-minute presentation in groups of 2-4 persons

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
29.03.2021 10:30 21.04.2021 09:00 21.04.2021 10:00



No lecture notes are available.


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