259.492 Seminar for PhD Students
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, SE, 2.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  1. Define and apply criteria for sustainability and energy efficiency, especially in the area of dense urban construction.
  2. Acquire a technical way of thinking with the criteria of sustainability and energy efficiency, which have a direct impact on the design in an interdisciplinary exchange.
  3. to acquire architectural and design possibilities of hybrid construction in the context of the requirements for flexible and adaptable building.
  4. to learn the possibilities for the production and assembly of large-volume hybrid structures and to use methods for quality control Rationalization is addressed as well as the question of costs.
  5. to deepen oneself in background and methodological knowledge, as well as in design and calculation methods of hybrid construction (static, physical, ecological and economic aspects).

Subject of course

Basics for writing scientific theses.

Immersion in specific fields.

The focus is on the interaction between choice and use of materials and the architectural, technical and ecological requirements to be met in the design and implementation.

Teaching methods

A project analysis is being worked out.

Mode of examination


Additional information

-        Due to the current situation, ALL lecture and exercise units in the summer semester 2022 could be carried out via distance learning.

-        The respective presentation slides can be called up in TISS, the respective lecture recordings (presentation slides + audio commentary) can be called up in TUWEL.

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



Examination modalities

A project analysis is being worked out.

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
786 610 Civil Engineering Not specified


No lecture notes are available.


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