253.B80 Wohnen im gesellschaftlichen Wandel - sozialer Kontext
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VO, 2.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand sociological perspectives on housing and to apply these perspectives to historical and recent housing situations. Students are familiar with theoretical approaches to societal changes and the current discourse about housing. They can conduct and evaluate qualitative interviews and apply the basics of scientific and empirical social research.

Subject of course

Issues, where the societal changes become apparent, include changing values, new housing and households forms, digitalization and new technologies, as well ass the changing relation between living and working.  The focus lies on the perspective of the inhabitants. What does housing mean for them and how can it contribute to an qualitative day-to-day life? These questions will put in relation with the the perspectives and tasks of architecs, developers, politics and discussed on the base of examples.


Teaching methods

Discussion, reading, lecture, own research

Mode of examination




Course dates

Wed14:00 - 16:0004.03.2020 - 11.03.2020Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Kick-off
Wohnen im gesellschaftlichen Wandel - sozialer Kontext - Single appointments
Wed04.03.202014:00 - 16:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Kick-off
Wed11.03.202014:00 - 16:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Kick-off

Examination modalities

Term Paper (case analysis)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
03.03.2020 12:00 03.03.2020 12:01 03.03.2020 12:01


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture


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Barcelona: GG.

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