CD Module 2230

Module code


Module title

Foundations of Space II


Communication Design

Module type


Module form


Duration of module

1 semester

Offered in

winter and summer semesters


90 hours

Self-directed workload

90 hours

ECTS credit points


Module leader

Prof. Günther Biste

Email address

e-mail address

Learning outcomes

After completing this module successfully you will have acquiredfundamental skills in spatial design, refinedyour sense of space, and will have applied and tested these in model form. You will have learned the fundamental effects of space, formal systems of order, proportions, delineation, and scale. You will have experience of the application of these as tools in the design process and as a medium for the evaluation and presentation of spatial content.

Module content

Teaching units in this module

3-dimensional Design (4 contact hours)
Visualization / technical drawing 2 (2 contact hours)

Module tutors

Prof. Marc Guntow, Prof. Dieter Raffler, M. Detinger

Teaching and learning methods

Exercises, workshop


Documentation, sketchbook

Teaching language

German, English

Prerequisite for

Foundation of Space III

Recommended literature

Kurz, Wacker (Hsg.): Körper, Flächen, Schnitte: Ein Bildlexikon für Gestalter. AvEdition 2011
Knauer: Transformation. Grundlagen und Methodik der Gestaltung. Birkhäuser 2007
Gargus: Ideas of Order - A Formal Approach to Architecture, Kendall Hunt Pub.1993

Buchstabe M
Master of Arts (MA)

The degree Master of Arts (MA) is awarded after successful completion of three semesters of study (90 credit points) and accumulation of a total of 300 ECTS credit points at BA and MA levels. If you have graduated outside the EU see course descriptio[…]