251.909 Practical Framework for Research in Architecture
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022S, VO, 2.5h, 2.5EC


  • Semester hours: 2.5
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

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

to plan a research project in architecture including:

  • Defining a research question. 
  • Describing an appropriate/useful methodology.
  • Organising a necessary consortium.
  • Outlining a workplan.
  • Estimate the necessary budgets and
  • Propose related funding options.

Subject of course

This is a core course of the Modul Cultural Spaces


The topic of the Cultural Spaces module in the summer semester 2022 is

A new townscape protection concept for Bad Aussee

In cooperation with representatives of the municipality of Bad Aussee, the history of the town, the existing townscape protection concept and the necessity of revising it will be discussed and intensive documentation of the existing situation will be carried out. On the basis of these investigations, ideas for new impulses for the protection of the townscape and at the same time possible further development of the village will be developed.

The content of this course includes lectures by representatives of research funding institutions and workshop rounds to formulate the students' own project ideas. The core of this semester's projects deals with the development of accompanying measures for the implementation of a new townscape protection concept for Bad Aussee.

>>>> Introduction: 14.03.2022 09:00am

>>>> Online via Zoom: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95572275616?pwd=ZlB3Wjk1emd2dXNRVXhnVVNjWk84dz0


Teaching methods

•Presentations and discussion about the definition of research questions

•Presentation and discussion about research approaches

•Presentation of representations of funding agencies

•Supervision for the development of a project outline

Mode of examination




Examination modalities

•Outline of a project in form of a onepager

•Elevator Speech/3-minute pitch

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture Not specified


No lecture notes are available.

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses


if required in English