MA01 INSTITUTION Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid – ETSAM
Universidad Politecnica de Madrid

CRITICISM OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL HOUSING IN EUROPE

TEACHING STAFF

Nicolas Maruri -Carmen Espegel– Atxu Amann – Pilar R. Monteverde –
Dario Negueruela ( assistant)

SUBJECT AREA ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN DEPARTMENT NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS É CREDIT ECTS=
25 hours of student’s work
6 ECTS
RELATED TO OTHER MODULES MODULE CODE   PER WEEK PER SEMESTER
ON LINE LECTURES 4 ONLINE HOURS 1

25

ON LINE TUTORIALS

-

HOURS OF PERSONAL WORK

5

125

OTHER FORMS OF CONTACT E-MAIL/ BLOG TOTAL 6 150
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS 20 MAIN SELECTION CRITERIA  
DESCRIPTION OF THE CONTENTS OF THE MODULE

Introduction                
The module is proposed as a critical assessment about Housing as the space of construction of architecture in the XXI century in Europe and as an unresolved problem in a continuous change.
This module studies recent proposals for housing from different perspectives: design, construction, structure, ways of life, sustainability, etc. Through this three items the contemporary problems and goals concerning Housing will be analyse in order to anticipate future questions about it.

Contents
The module try to build a systematic research method joining scattered variables and with specific output coming from professors in graphic expression, structural and design fields.
The method must be applied to some selected cases and produce conclusions about architects approach to Housing design.

ASSESSMENT OF THE MODULE
The assessments to carry out the research aims will consist in::
1 .Research six cases of Social Housing and analyze them through different material
(construction plans, photographs of site, text about the building, interviews with architects and
users, etc)
2. Produced completed documents over the cases studied.
3. Proposal of a topic of search over the cases studied.

Case of study
Social housing in Europe in the first decade of the XXI century.

Study Material
Interviews with architects. Visits to buildings. Drawing material from different sources.

 

 EXPECTED COMPETENCES AS LEARNING  OUTCOMES TEACHING METHODS EVALUATION METHODS
  1. Build a systematic research method.
  2. Develop a critical view over design.
  3. Capacity to evaluate ideas, proposals, forms.

We propose the confrontation of ideas through CASE STUDY

Report containing texts, drawings, schemes....to support the review of the studied case.

 

 DELIVERABLES OF THE MODULE

 

 OTHER CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MODULE