251.142 Optional Seminar in History of Building and Building Archaeology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, SE, 2.0h, 2.5EC
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  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes


After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • to define a research topic and to formulate a research question - in this semester with a special focus on the architecture of Roman antiquity, the buildings on the Via Appia Antica in Rome as well as on the characteristics and peculiarities of the epoch in terms of building technology

  • to write a scientific thesis - also as a basis for further works (e.g. Bachelor's, Master's theses etc.). This also includes learning the possibilities of an efficient (online) literature research and its administration.

  • to write abstracts and exposés also in the field of research (for theory and design)

Subject of course

This course is part of [SIQ!] Bauforschung.Denkmalpflege

Seminar in the scope of the Modul Baugeschichte Bauforschung (History of Architecture and Building Archaeology) 

Teaching methods

 Im Rahmen des Moduls "Baugeschichte und Bauforschung" nähern wir uns den individuellen Themen der einzelnen Seminararbeiten aus der praxisbezogenen Analyse während der Bauaufnahme vor Ort. Gemeinsam wird das jeweilige Seminarthema auf ein machbares Maß eingegrenzt und definiert, Arbeitshypothesen werden aufgestellt und kritisch hinterfragt. In kleineren Workshops werden die verschiedenen Herangehensweisen kollaborativ  ausprobiert und trainiert.

Mode of examination


Additional information

All module dates in winter semester take place on Wednesday.

Subscription to this course will be done automatically after signing up to Modul Baugeschichte Bauforschung.

Compulsory Attendance!

All dates to this course are communicated via the course 251.691 Modul Baugeschichte Bauforschung

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Examination modalities


To be submitted:

  • exposé
  • written homework and abstract
  • oral presentation in Pecha Kucha style
  • various exercises

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
05.09.2022 08:00 14.10.2022 23:59 14.10.2022 23:59

Registration modalities

participants will be signed up through the course Modul Baugeschichte Bauforschung

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
BG-BF05.10.2022 10:30


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture


No lecture notes are available.


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