M1 | Shopping, working and living - inner-city stock development

  Drawing: A crane in front of a school Copyright: © iPE  

As part of the project and design work M1 in the winter semester 2022/2023, students will gain Insights into the work of project development and deepen this by means of a concrete design planning of an existing inner-city building in Aachen. The following main topics will be dealt with in particular:

  • Basics of project development
  • Location analysis, dealing with the requirements of existing buildings
  • Development, comparison and evaluation of planning concepts
  • Design planning in floor plan, section and elevation
  • Elaboration of the design taking into account specific requirements

Existing basics on quantity takeoff in building construction, calculation of construction costs and profitability calculation are advantageous.


M.Sc. Architecture


Project M1 (Elective subject)

Number of participants 16
Processing Group work
SWS 0,5
ECTS 1,5

Course and exam via RWTHonline

Submission Written elaboration with draft (plans, presentation) and seminar supplement

Start: 11.10.2022, introductory lecture and further information for download via RWTHmoodle.

Supervision: Tuesdays (10:00-14:00)
Deadline: vsl. 07.02.2023 (17.30) in the iPE (print submission and digital via RWTHmoodle) and presentation on 14.02.23


Hannah-Kathrin Viergutz, M.Sc. RWTH
Lisa von Wittenhorst, M.Sc. RWTH
Univ.- Prof. Dr.-Ing. Elisabeth Beusker