253.G71 Concepts of Space and Design
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VU, 1.5h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to explain the basic principles and concepts of changeable spatial concepts and use them within the framework of an architectural design. They can construct simple furniture and are able to implement it technically on a 1:1 scale.

Subject of course

Spatial qualities and their effects on people are to be investigated through an in-depth analysis of the multi-layered meanings of spatial concepts. Furniture will be examined as space-creating objects and including the use of materials, colours and constructive details.

Teaching methods

Typological investigation of optional architectural examples on the basis of reference projects. Demonstration of the positive effects on the usability of spaces and the spatial experience of users through the analysis of changeable spatial concepts.

To convey the relationship between a furniture design and the built object by creating drawings of the work.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Mon18:00 - 19:3008.11.2021 Online via Zoom (LIVE)lecture 1
Mon18:00 - 19:3015.11.2021 Online via Zoom (LIVE)lecture 2 online
Mon18:00 - 19:3022.11.2021 online (LIVE)Vorlesung 3 online
Mon18:00 - 19:3029.11.2021 online (LIVE)Vorlesung 4 online

Examination modalities

Obligatory participation in all lectures, written elaborationes of questions that are asked during the lectures are considered as preparation for the exam. The exam is treated as a furniture design based on the creation of working drawings. Hand in as A3 folder in PDF format.

More detailed information will be announced in the lectures.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Mon - 17.01.2022written22.11.2021 18:00 - 20.12.2021 18:00TISSPrüfungstermin 1
Tue - 18.01.2022written22.11.2021 18:00 - 20.12.2021 18:00TISSPrüfungstermin 2
Wed - 19.01.2022written22.11.2021 18:00 - 20.12.2021 18:00TISSPrüfungstermin 3

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.10.2021 09:00 29.10.2021 12:00 29.10.2021 12:00

Registration modalities

The registration is a prerequisite for participation of the VU. 


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 243 Architecture


Senett, Richard: Handwerk, Berlinverlag, 2012


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