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Gewählte Master / Diploma Thesis:

Christoph Krammer (2018): Gestaltung von WasserPlätzen Handbuch zu gestalterischen und technischen Qualitätsanforderungen von erlebbaren Wasserinstallationen auf urbanen Plätzen anhand von Praxisbeispielen in Wien.
Master / Diploma Thesis - Institut für Ingenieurbiologie und Landschaftsbau (IBLB), BOKU-Universität für Bodenkultur, pp 206. UB BOKU obvsg

Data Source: ZID Abstracts
The requirement of todays and future urban areas is high in regard to climate, fine dust pollution, quality of experience and costs. The desire for water elements and its potential for cooling, interaction, ambience and aesthetic upgrading of neighbourhoods is great. Safety concerns, costs for cleaning and maintenance, high water consumption and the frequent occurrence of defects and damage of constructions make the use of water as a design element difficult. Against this background, the research deals with the topic of water features in urban areas in its complexity. The study is based on water projects in recent years in different selected city quarters of Vienna. Fountain fields, watercourses and water basins are examined with regard to design, functionality, structural properties as well as defects and damages. The findings are combined with research in literature and national and international sample projects to generate a planning catalogue. As a result, the work in the formulation of its diverse planning principles shows how important the interplay with design, functional and structural levels is for the planning considerations when designing with water. Of great importance is also the sensual essence, especially the acoustic of water elements. Another research result shows a tremendous influence in design, in height and shape of the features and on the functional and constructional qualities (durability, maintenance). In this respect, fountain fields which are flush with the ground prove to be advantageous because they can achieve a high design and functional effect in relation to their simple construction. The master thesis issues the professional and sustainable construction of water elements in urban areas.

Beurteilende(r): Stangl Rosemarie
1.Mitwirkender: Drexel Anna Maria

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