852328 Interaction between buildings and open space and gender aspects

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Furchtlehner, Jürgen , Mayrhofer, Rita
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Design principles and contemporary planning approaches

Functions of open spaces especially related to adjacent buildings

Considering different user groups and designing for their needs

Assessment and analysis of built examples

Previous knowledge expected


Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students are able to explain the design concept of the outdoor space regarding constructive, functional, site related and climate-relevant interactions between the building architecture and the adjacent open space. They can discuss specific interactions related to spatial design at different scales. Including usability and access for different user groups, rainwater management, planting design, light and shading. Students are able to discuss qualities of designed spaces, especially in the context of buildings and related open spaces.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.