Single-Course Danish 5 ECTS

Water and Road project – Sustainable Urban area

Overall Course Objectives

The student use subject-specific knowledge, for initial project phases.
The student acquires knowledge of and demonstrates application of the DGNB criteria
The student assesses the project’s ethical consequences.
The student prepares the timeplan and cost estimate for the project
The student obtains prerequisites for basic project planning in a digital environment.
The student further develops tools to constructively participate in and contribute to a group collaboration for an infrastructure project

Learning Objectives

  • Describe and define the project subjects
  • Explain project requirements
  • Explain ethical considerations
  • Analyze and assess project proposals with emphasis on the DGNB system, certification scheme for urban areas based on a holistic understanding of sustainability.
  • Design and calculate selected elements of infrastructure in the urban area
  • Design and calculate in selected phases using digital tools
  • Document and communicate the work performed orally as well as in writing, incl. visualization
  • Explain the learning group’s working style

Course Content

The course project is based on all courses worked with in the 2nd semester.
The project work focuses on ethics and sustainability and takes place in groups.

DGNB for districts,
-analysis, assessment and improvement

Phases of designing Civil Works projects, special focus on the project proposal phase

Project planning
Interdisciplinary planning including the subject areas:
-road and traffic facilities
-hydraulics, water supply systems and drainage systems
-hydrology and geology
-IT tools: CAD, GIS, Scalgo

Project and group work
– Meeting management and organization
– Group cooperation, sharing of work and sharing of knowledge
– Presentations in plenary

Recommended prerequisites

Teaching Method

Teaching is organized via a course project with an emphasis on independent work in groups. There are lectures and exercises



Research group: Building Technology and Processes
Byggeri og Infrastruktur: 2. semester

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3 weeks


Engineering Technology


DTU Ballerup Campus

Course code 62333
Course type Graduate Engineer
Semester start Week 23
Semester end Week 26
Days Mon-fri 8:00-17:00

7.500,00 DKK