251.835 Design Studio Denkmalpflege und Entwurf: Strategien der Erhaltung
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, UE, 8.0h, 10.0EC


  • Semester hours: 8.0
  • Credits: 10.0
  • Type: UE Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to deal creatively with historical buildings, because all design work on protected structures requires specific expertise and appropriate strategies. This course offers students the opportunity to study the manifold requirements that are needed to conserve, restore, renovate and administrate a historic monument.

Subject of course

Genga- Aussen   Innenhof - Perspektive   Sforza  

Villa Imperiale Pesaro

The Villa Imperiale in the immediate vicinity of Pesaro is a wonderful and important architectural witness of the Quattrocento and the Cinquecento in Italy. Its history is linked to the noble families Sforza, della Rovere and Gonzaga. The complex consists of two wings with courtyards and gardens. Creator of the extension of 1528 was the widely known painter, sculptor and architect Gerolamo Genga (1476-1551). Today, the property is owned by descendants of the original owners.

Excursion: A one-week stay in Pesaro (28.10.2019 - 03.11.2019) should enable a profound analysis of the building stock and context, as well as direct work on site. Costs: aprox. € 300.- (travel expenses are not included)

The course takes place in cooperation with Dipl. Architect Dr. Marco Di Nallo (Accademia di architettura Mendrisio), who is personally related to the villa. 

Teaching methods

  • Analysis of the history of the villa (source research)
  • Construction analysis
  • Determination of the preservation measures
  • Use concept and design

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Introductory meeting: Tuesday 08.10.2019 at 10:30, SEM 257.

Course dates: every Tuesday between 9:00 and 13:00, Sem 257.

Application via application pool on TISS.

Application procedure: a letter of motivation (approx. half a DIN A4 page) as a part of the portfolio or by e-mail to dimitri.egorov@tuwien.ac.at

This design studio is linked to the course 251.687 "excursion monument preservation" .



Examination modalities

Working on an excursion reader
Presentation of a design with a model


TitleApplication beginApplication end
Master Entwerfen WS1916.09.2019 09:0030.09.2019 23:59


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture


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