joi, 28 mai 2009

«Future Building Solutions» – Responsibility for Sustainable Buildings

We face Climate Change, Peak Oil, the Global Financial Crises and major
social challenges. The way we design and redesign our buildings does
make a difference: It can be part of the problem or part of the

Danube University Krems, Department for Building and Environment, offers has an university programme «Future Building Solutions» which addresses these challenges.

It imparts up to date know-how in Climate Responsive Architecture,
Indoor Comfort, Energy Efficiency, Zero Carbon Emission, Context
Sensitivity and others: By means of Architecture and Engineering, for
domestic and office buildings, in every climate of the world.

Find more information about our programme below or directly at


Petra Winkelmüller

Mag. Petra Winkelmüller, MAS
Marketing & PR
Danube University Krems
Department for Building and Environment
Dr. Karl-Dorrek-Strasse 30, 3500 Krems, Austria

«Future Building Solutions» –
Responsibility for Sustainable Buildings

New course for international students

The new course ‘Future Building Solutions” is launched by the Department for Building and Environment of Danube University Krems, Austria, on September, 21st, 2009.

Based on over 10 years’ experience and knowledge of the industry, the Department for Building and Environment meets the needs of an increasing number of interested people from all over the world with this course.

The course with the teaching language English is directed to employees of companies that offer their planning activities on the international market, but also to interested people from foreign-language countries who like to enlarge their competences on climate-engineering and solar architecture.

Content and organization of the course

‘Future Building Solutions’ is to impart broad knowledge in the field of sustainable and ecological planning of buildings. The topics of the modules range from ‘Climate and Comfort’ and ‘Building Physics’ to ‘Sustainable Urbanism’. There are two deepening subjects: ‘Climate Engineering’ and ‘Solar Architecture’.

The course completes with the academic degree Master of Science (MSc) and is divided into nine one-week modules within four semesters. Students can choose to write the terminal master thesis either in English or German.

A programme for specialists

Diveded into nine one-week modules within three semesters the course facilitates studying alongside work. Classes are concentrated and time-efficient in small groups and with perfect mentoring by experienced, internationally active experts.

Danube University Krems is Europe’s premium postgraduate university with over ten years’ experience in offering tailored academic programmes to professionals. You will find a highly motivated faculty, a very high service level for the students and a modern campus with all facilities needed. The university is located in one of Europe’s most beautiful cultural landscapes, the Wachau region, which has been named a world cultural heritage site by the UNESCO.

Please, find further information about ‘Future Building Solutions’ here:

Further enquiries:
Dipl.-Ing. Peter Holzer,,

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