Methods of Integrated Urban Planning


The educational aim of this module is an introduction to methods of integrated planning, decision making and presentation skills, an introduction to self-organization and project-organization and an implementation of  different methods. Students will get support for their REAP project work, they will be supported in decision making, integrated planning and learn about comprehensible presentation of working results.



The subjects of this part are: methodology of scenario techniques, thinking about the future in different variations, pictographic descriptions of different future scenarios, SWOT-Analysis and project planning phases like developing site analysis and concepts, development of overall framework and details.

 Decision making

This part of the course gives an introduction to instruments of economic evaluation of projects, application-oriented simplified methodology, an introduction to multicultural decision making, development of goal trees (approaches, leading lines, objectives, assessment criteria and certification system „sustainability in neighborhoods“ with an introduction to DGNB system.

 Presentation skills

This part of the course introduces GIS, deals with the development of illustrations of existing data and concepts and overlapping contents (integration). Students will get some basic knowledge of graphic presentation methods.

 Project Organisation

The subjects of this part of the course are: decision making in working groups, development of project structures as well as time management and intercultural network in projects.