Austria, Vienna

Urban Living With Water

when 16 January 2017 - 27 January 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 600

The 5th ULWW Winter School will address basic principles of stormwater management approaches in urban areas, such as Low Impact Development (LID), Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), Sustainable Urban Drainage Scemes (SUDS), Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD), etc. Course focus will be on low-rise high density housing (LRHD) areas opportunities and limitations for stormwater management approaches implementation. As addition to basic principles and criteria for urban planning and design of LRHD areas, environmental, sanitation and climate aspects for stormwater elements and measures will be included and shown.


You will visit a number of exemplar Vienna locations, and you will be a part of multidisciplinary team that will work on the design project at selected location in Vienna. In the project work you are expected to recognize and demonstrate potential, possibilities and limitations of rainwater harvesting as a part of stormwater management approach in urban design treatment of open spaces in selected LRHD area. Course goal is to establish mutual understanding and joint framework for all involved disciplines for the purpose of quality of life improvement.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Ljiljana Vasilevska

Professor at Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Nis. Engaged also at the Faculty of Technical Science in Kosovska Mitrovica. Holds a PhD in Architecture and Urbanism. A Head of Regional Office Ni

Target group

Students interested in hydraulic, environmental and sanitary engineering, urban planning, urban design, architecture, landscaping, and botanical engineering.

Course aim

Course goal is to establish mutual understanding and joint framework for all involved disciplines
for the purpose of quality of life improvement.

Fee info

EUR 600: This is the reduced fee for students.

Scholarships

not available.