259.025 New perspectives in healthcare 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.

2023W, SE, 1.5h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to develop and deliver a critical review of topics within advanced architectural design in healthcare. Also, students will be able to integrate their knowledge from other sources and communicate the findings from research in written form.

Subject of course

The seminar will deal with analysing in detail one of the advanced architectural features in the domain of healthcare facilities design. Targeted research and analysis of specific tools or features aim to generate a database of knowledge that supports designers and accelerates innovation in the domain of advanced architectural design.

This course is part of the initiative for the annual theme 2023/24 “Transformation des Bestands.” You can find more information and an overview of all participating courses at the following link: https://futurelab.tuwien.ac.at/jahresthema-2023-24

Teaching methods

Presentations, discussions, hands-on project work and homework assignments.

The New Perspectives in Healthcare Design course will take place on Mondays from 11:30 until 13:00, with the first session on Monday, October 2nd 2023, and the last session on Monday, January 15th 2024.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Examination modalities

Final assessment: project submission and oral presentation.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.09.2023 08:00 02.10.2023 17:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture Mandatory


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Fluency in CAAD programs in 2D and 3D.Understanding of the design process as it happens in practice.