260.577 Design Studio Ultima Frontiera - The Ultimate Border
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, UE, 4.0h, 5.0EC


  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 5.0
  • Type: UE Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand the history of constructions of labour camps in post-war communist Romania and to put the objects into a contemporary context.

Subject of course

A design process to develop a future use for neglected historically important buildings.

Teaching methods

Introduction lectures at TU Wien, study tour to inspect the objects on site to understand the environmental conditions and subsequent Elaboration of a design or concept for future use.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Thu09:00 - 13:0019.09.2019 Presentation to larger public
Thu08:00 - 13:0003.10.2019 Latest possibility to register with letter of intent
Tue14:00 - 17:0008.10.2019 Projektraum Städtebau, Karlsplatz 13, Panigltrakt, Entrance 7, 4th floorKICK OFF Ultima Frontiera: Danube Region and Danube Delta Introduction Day
Thu00:00 - 23:3010.10.2019 Individual Trip ArrangementTravel to the Danube Delta, Tulcea, Romania
Fri09:00 - 10:3011.10.2019 165 Babadag street, Tulcea 820112, RomaniaVisit to Danube Delta National Institute Tulcea - DDNI - from there more visits and transfer to Deep Delta
Sat00:00 - 00:0012.10.2019 Part of Study TripStudy Trip Danube Delta Periprava
Sun00:00 - 00:0013.10.2019 Part of the Study TripTourism in the Danube Delta - various stations
Mon00:00 - 00:0014.10.2019 Study Trip Danube Delta - Letea, C. A. Rosetti, SfistofcaStudy Trip Danube Delta - Letea, C. A. Rosetti, Sfistofca
Tue05:00 - 19:0015.10.2019 Part of Study TripReturntrip to Tulcea and Bukarest
Fri14:00 - 17:0015.11.2019 Seminarraum Landscape - Erzherzog Johann Platz 1, 3rd floorPresentation of preliminary design concepts
Fri14:00 - 17:0013.12.2019 Seminarraum Landscape - Erzherzog Johann Platz 1, 3rd floorFurther Elaboration of Design Concepts
Fri14:00 - 17:0010.01.2020 Seminarraum Landscape - Erzherzog Johann Platz 1, 3rd floorDelivery of final designs and concepts

Examination modalities

Elaboration and presentation of a written design proposal and/or concept of future use.


TitleApplication beginApplication end
Master Kl. Entwerfen WS1916.09.2019 09:0030.09.2019 23:59


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture


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