Facility & Real Estate Management PT
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case study LCM

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
- compile life-cycle analyses for buildings and parts of buildings.

prerequisites and co-requisites

seminar "real estate lifecycle management" LCM.1

course contents

- Life-cycle analysis of buildings and parts of buildings
- Feasibility studies of various design alternatives and optimization according to the principles of the calculations

recommended or required reading

- König, H.; Kohler, N.; Kreißig, J.; Lützkendorf, T.: Lebenszyklusanalyse in der Gebäudeplanung: Grundlagen - Berechnung - Planungswerkzeuge. München: Ins. f. Int. Architektur, 2009
- Klöpffer, W.; Grahl, B.: Ökobilanz (LCA): Ein Leitfaden für Ausbildung und Beruf. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 2009
- IFMA Schweiz: Lebenszykluskosten-Ermittlung von Immobilien. Zürich: vdf, 2011

assessment methods and criteria

study work, project

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


year of study

2.year of studies

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

compulsory subject

mode of delivery

in class course

work placement(s)

not applicable