Architectural Research for Exchange Students - UI - BMEEPUI0995

  • Architectural research for exchange students - Department of URBAN PLANNING AND DESIGN

    Person in charge at the department: Julianna SZABÓ, Árpád SZABÓ
    Credits: 6
    Hours per week: according to discussion
    Grading: practical task

    You have two choices at our Department:

    1. You can participate in the work of the CoHousing Research Lab with a coordinated research program and a conference participation led by Julianna Szabó and Annamária Babos. We have a maximum of 6 places in English, 3 in French and 3 in German.


    2. You can choose an individual topic led by Professor Locsmándi. Professor undertakes up to 5 students, in English, with online consultations.

  • B1 Various modes of management of brown-field areas

    Deindustrialisation in Europe resulted in large abandoned, deteriorating urban areas. A widespread program in many cities is a functional and environmental renewal, restructuring of them. But the success of these interventions depends on various factors. A general rewiev and experiences in your country, city.

    in English - Prof. Gábor LOCSMÁNDI PhD

    • B2 Theory of gentrification and as it happens on the site

      The notion, gentrification is interpreted in various ways. A one-sided reading of it is the forced displacement of the poor from advantageously positioned areas. Distinction between market-lead processes and public programs. Overview of the international theoretic literature and the description of a local example.

      in English - Prof. Gábor LOCSMÁNDI PhD

    • B3 Building along the water edge

      Building along large waterways can be attractive and profitable but at the same time extremely dangerous. How could this discrepancy be managed through hydrologic and engineering methods. Show good and bad examples - old and new. Present attractive architectural solutions in various uses (housing, public places etc.)!

      in English - Prof. Gábor LOCSMÁNDI PhD

    • B4 Traffic calming in various urban areas

      In the 1970s in many European cities there appeared the pedestrian shopping street. Later the concept widened into larger areas both in the downtowns and in residential districts. What are the main preconditions for the success of these urban projects? General overwiev and local examples – good and bad.

      in English - Prof. Gábor LOCSMÁNDI PhD

    • B5 Patterns of social housing in Europe - and in your country

      Social housing is generally seen as building cheap medium quality residences for the poor. Nowdays policies focus on „affordable housing” produced by the private sector with public subsidies through various methods of Public Private Partnerships. Give a simple overwiev of your country’s policies and show some architecturally good results.

      in English - Prof. Gábor LOCSMÁNDI PhD