875330 Planning and design / conceptual design (in Eng.)

Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Caspeele, Robby , Wittberger, Carina , Hilber, Raimund
Institut für Konstruktiver Ingenieurbau (IKI)
Angeboten im Semester
Wintersemester 2017/18
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen
Deutsch, Englisch


The course puts forward two tenets concerning creativity, firstly: "conceptual structural design and sources of inspiration", and secondly "art before science". In terms of design it stresses the importance of precedents and intuition. Starting with efficiency of form in nature, this course goes on to provide an historical survey of architecture and structure from the earliest times to the present, including some very interesting examples.
One part of the course consists of fascinating case studies which are very varied from small to large, in different materials, and illustrating different thinking.
A second part of the course consits of retrofitting measures with respect to deragdation and hazards acciedence

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

Basics in mechanics and engineering. Bachelor degree


Understanding of structural form
Competence for the development of innovative and viable structures
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