Within the research focus “Simulation of Settlement Systems”, innovative (spatial) simulation models and decision-making tools for resource-efficient densification solutions in sustainable settlement systems are developed with geoinformation methods. In addition, densification typologies are created, which are integrated into spatial simulation models, in order to optimize area use whilst taking the residential environment into account. Existing spatial potentials are illustrated and visualized with innovative GIS tools. The main focus is on the integrative approach towards area efficiency, energy efficiency and increasing or preserving the quality of life.
Head: Mag. Sabine Gadocha