251.927 Use, adaptive Reuse and Preservation Measures
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, UE, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to describe and analyse listed monuments and, on this basis evaluate their conversion and conservation measures. The course provides an insight into the practical methods of heritage conservation based on
individual cases.

Subject of course

The conversion of buildings worthy of conservation is a widespread strategy to ensure the continued existence of these properties. Nowadays in particular, more and more actors are involved in conversion measures, thereby shaping not only the genesis of the buildings themselves, but also the urban development of their immediate surroundings. The aim of the course is to introduce students to the topic and to sensitise them to the particular challenges of dealing with sensitising them to the particular challenges of dealing with architectural monuments.

This subject deepens the analysis and evaluation of buildings worthy of conservation based on building tasks and building types as well as their conversion. The different approaches different approaches and strategies in dealing with the historical building stock - from the urban scale and ensembles to individual buildings and the necessary detailed solutions. Building on this, the course teaches how to deal with the challenges of challenges of heritage conservation and deals with maintenance measures, maintenance and refurbishment of buildings worthy of conservation.

Students work in groups to research selected completed reutilisation projects reutilisation projects in archives and libraries. On site, they document, based on site, they document the conservation and adaptation measures carried out as part of theconservation and adaptation measures carried out on selected objects as part of the conversionthe selected properties and evaluate their impact on the buildings themselves and on the urban and social structure of their surroundings.

Teaching methods

Group work; Research, Presentation and written thesis; excursions and analysis on site

Mode of examination


Additional information

Third core subject of the module "Heritage Conservation" (251.934)

Introduction on 04/03/2024 at 5 pm at HS 7.

Weekly Wednesday, 5-6:30 p.m., presence appointments

Start 13th March 2024:  - single dates will be announced, please note the current updates on our homepage!

Registration exclusively via the registration pools in TISS

This course is part of [SIQ!] Bauforschung.Denkmalpflege

Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist Teil der Initiative des Jahresthemas 2023/24 „Transformation des Bestands“. Weitere Informationen und die Übersicht aller teilnehmenden LVAs findet ihr unter folgendem Link: https://futurelab.tuwien.ac.at/jahresthema-2023-24



Course dates

Wed17:00 - 18:3013.03.2024 - 26.06.2024 Seminarraum 257Übungseinheit
Use, adaptive Reuse and Preservation Measures - Single appointments
Wed13.03.202417:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum 257Einführung
Wed20.03.202417:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum 257Übungseinheit
Wed10.04.202417:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum 257Historische Recherche: Korrektur
Wed17.04.202417:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum 257Historische Recherche: Präsentation
Wed08.05.202417:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum 257Objektanalysen: Korrektur
Wed15.05.202417:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum 257Objektanalysen: Objektpräsentation vor Ort
Wed22.05.202417:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum 257Objektanalysen: Objektpräsentation vor Ort
Wed29.05.202417:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum 257Objektanalysen: Objektpräsentation vor Ort
Wed05.06.202417:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum 257Objektanalysen: Objektpräsentation vor Ort
Wed12.06.202417:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum 257Objektanalysen: Objektpräsentation vor Ort
Wed19.06.202417:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum 257Objektanalysen: Korrektur
Wed26.06.202417:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum 257Schlusspräsentation + Abgabe

Examination modalities

Presentation + Written thesis

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
19.02.2024 09:00 26.02.2024 23:59 26.02.2024 23:59

Registration modalities

Anmeldung ist ausschließlich über die Anmeldepools im TISS möglich


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture Not specified


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