Facility & Real Estate Management PT
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issues in construction

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
- describe and critically question current issues in construction and civil engineering in the context of facility and real-estate management.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Basics construction, architecture, real estate development (Bachelor level)

course contents

Selected focal points of construction in the context of facility and real-estate management, for example:
- Interconnected buildings
- Building systems
- Corporate architecture
- Design, planning, construction, operation and redevelopment of special-purpose properties.

recommended or required reading

- Hestermann, U.; Rongen, L.; Neumann, D.; Weinbrenner, U.: Baukonstruktionslehre I. Stuttgart: Vieweg, 2009
- Hestermann, U.; Rongen, L.: Baukonstruktionslehre II. Stuttgart: Vieweg, 2012
- Lohmeyer, G.: Baustatik 1: Grundlagen und Einwirkungen; Stuttgart: Teubner, 2010
- Kister, J. (Hrsg.): Neufert Bauentwurfslehre. Wiesbaden: Vieweg, 2012
- Jocher, T.; Loch, S.: Raumpilot. Stuttgart: Krämer, 2010

assessment methods and criteria

Written examination with multiple choice items after the self-study phase. House or seminar paper and presentation or poster presentation

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

lecture, 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

in-class course

mode of delivery

in class course

work placement(s)

not applicable