253.367 Logic of discovery: From fiction to 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.

2022W, VO, 2.0h, 2.0EC
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  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to evaluate different strategies  (beginning from the first idea to the final architectural design) and to apply them in their own design process.


Subject of course

Architects are innovators: spatial, social and technological innovations, the cognitive conception of which often lies far in the past, can be found in numerous of their concepts and designs. The lectures will cover examples of fictional and utopian designs as well as built projects to discuss their development process. By revealing and understanding the development processes from fictional concept to spatial, technological and social innovations in architecture through lectures and discussions the individual design repertoire shall be broadened.

Teaching methods

Lectures and discussions on the  module focus from different interdisciplinary perspectives.

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

All lectures will be anounced here:

253.366 VO Modul Emerging Fields in Architecture



Examination modalities

Active participation in the discussion is assumed and assessed. The written proof of achievement takes place in the context of a reflection work integrating the core lecutres. Criteria for assessment, see TUWEL.

Module Overview: 253.366 VO Modul Emerging Fields in Architecture

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2022 09:00 30.09.2022 09:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture


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