855111 Spatial planning for environmental sciences and civil engineering

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Grossauer, Franz , Seher, Walter , Stöglehner, Gernot
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


This lecture is held together with the lecture Spatial Planning for Landscape Architecture and Lanscape Planning (855.110)

- Origins of spatial planning, concepts of space, spatial and settlement types
- Development trends, tasks and organisation of spatial planning
- Planning theories
- Planning paradigms
- Planning methods I - basics, simple and complex planning methods
- Planning methods II - open space infrastructure, indicators, green infrastructure
- Planning methods III - building land, infrastructure
- Regional land use planning I and II
- Local land use planning I - introduction, local development concept
- Local land use planning II - zoning plan
- Local land use planning III - building development plan, procedures of local land use planning
- Repetition unit

Previous knowledge expected

Secondary school-knowledge in political education (especially concerning the political and administrative system of Austria)

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The aim of this lecture is to aquaint students with the basic terminology, principles, concepts and instruments of spatial planning. Additionally, the students should become aware of the relationship of spatial planning to natural hazard management, infrastructure development, energy planning as well as land policy and environmental planning.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.