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Faculty of Architecture

Parent Units:
Technische Universität Dresden (TUD)
German name: "Fakultät Architektur".


web: https://tu-dresden.de/bu/architektur
email: e-mail
phone: +49 (0) 351 463-34197 /-32976
fax: +49 (0) 351 463-37103
postal address: Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), Faculty of Architecture, 01062 Dresden, Germany
office address: Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), Faculty of Architecture, Zellescher Weg 17, (BZW, 1st floor, Room B 105), 01069 Dresden, Germany
partner: Technische Universität Dresden


Research focus of the Faculty

Underlying and overriding themes

  • Knowledge Architecture (structural principles of knowledge production and innovation, strategies for knowledge-based designing of built rooms)
  • Design methodology, design and representation in architectural education and practice
  • Perception of space and spatial design
  • Historicity
  • Transcendence and common sense
  • Demographic change and its impact on society
  • Computer aided teaching and learning methods in architecture

City and landscape

  • Environmental planning and testing
  • Sustainable development, design and maintenance of city and countryside
  • Revitalization of historic cities
  • Morphology and typology of the city
  • History of urban green, historic gardens and garden monuments

Buildings and structures

  • Energetic optimization of buildings and assurance of comfort and well-being
  • modern working environments
  • Traditional and innovative construction concepts in developed and developing countries
  • Efficiency in planning and building
  • Ubiquitous Computing and ide effects on architecture and construction
  • Live and work in the future

Existing building and monuments as cultural and social value

  • Refurbishment, use and reuse of historic buildings as well as refurbishment and Conservation of historic buildings
  • Technology of building maintenancepreservation of historical monuments
  • Handling with existing buildings and urban ensemble in urban redevelopment
  • History, theory and practice of

Natural disasters

  • Prevention of flood and earthquake damage
  • Landscape development and flood risk


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Parent Units

name type actions
Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) University view

Daughter Units

name type instruments services
Chair for Urban Design Professorship
Chair of Architectural Construction and Design Professorship
Chair of Building Economics and Computer Aided Design Professorship
Chair of Structural Design Professorship
Cut- und PlotService BgA (CPS) Facility (2) (2)
Institut für Gebäudelehre und Entwerfen (IGE) Institute
Institute of Architectural History, Architectural Theory and Historic Preservation (IBAD) Institute
Institute of Building Climatology (IBK) Institute (2) (2)
Institute of Foundations of Design and Architectural Delineation (IGGD) Institute
Institute of Landscape Architecture (ILA) Institute

Last Update

Last updated at: 2018-04-20 13:50