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280.593 Elective module: Sustainable urban development in theory and practice
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, SE, 1.5h, 2.0EC

Properties

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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to participate in the discussion on sustainable urban development and planning, know various thematic concepts relating to it, and carry out urban planning following criteria of sustainability.


Subject of course

Cities and urban regions are increasingly confronted with challenges relating to sustainable development. How can this be understood and implemented? The aim of this seminar is to investigate the topics of sustainability and urban planning, and to raise awareness on the issue.

In more detail, students will:

  • Familiarize themselves with debates around sustainability, urban development and planning
  • Develop and discuss ideas about how to deal with the topic of sustainable development from different perspectives and on different (spatial) levels
  • Learn to process and critically investigate scientific literature in English
  • Learn to discuss scientific literature in a seminar setting

Course contents:

  • 03.03.2020 - Session 1: Kick-off and an introduction
  • 24.03.2020 - Session 2: Sustainability and urban and regional sustainable development
  • 21.04.2020 - Session 3: Sustainable urban and regional development and planning
  • 05.05.2020 - Session 4: Final Workshop for summarizing and discussion

The SE consists of 4 sessions. The first 3 sessions are an introduction into the topic in a seminar structure.Session 4 (workshop) is a summary of the content of the first 3 sessions.

Teaching methods

course lecture, independant investigation and acquisition of literature, discussion of scientific literature (in English), independent development and discussion of  ideas for the implementation of sustainable development

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: http://www.tuwien.ac.at/fileadmin/t/ukanzlei/t-ukanzlei-english/Plagiarism.pdf


Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: https://www.tuwien.ac.at/fileadmin/t/ukanzlei/t-ukanzlei-english/Plagiarism.pdf
Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: https://www.tuwien.at/fileadmin/Assets/dienstleister/Datenschutz_und_Dokumentenmanagement/Plagiarism.pdf

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue16:00 - 18:0003.03.2020 SRF Library (Augasse 2-6, section C, 2nd Floor)Session 1: Kick-off and introduction
Tue16:00 - 18:0024.03.2020 SRF Library (Augasse 2-6, section C, 2nd Floor)Session 2
Tue16:00 - 18:0021.04.2020 SRF Library (Augasse 2-6, section C, 2nd Floor)Session 3
Tue16:00 - 18:0005.05.2020 SRF Library (Augasse 2-6, section C, 2nd Floor)Session 4: final workshop

Examination modalities

Examination modalities – assignments and participation

Your grade consists of:

  • Individual work (30%)
    • Being prepared, participation in class
    • Writing one summary based on the discussion in session 4
  • Group work (70%)
    • 2 assignments (in total 6-10 pages, 1500- 2500 words)
    • Present and discuss in session 2, session 3 and session 4

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
17.02.2020 09:00 02.03.2020 23:55 02.03.2020 23:55

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 240 Spatial Planning

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Participation in VU 280.596 recommended (same semester)

Language

English