Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. Optional for: L4su, V4. Course coordinator: Per Björkeroth,, Inst för arkitektur och byggd miljö. Prerequisites: University studies within or in connection with planning issues. The course is aiming at an inter diciplinary approach. The course might be cancelled if the numer of applicants is less than 15. Assessment: Approved exercises, participation in excursions and studytrip and at least 80% presence at seminars, lectures and group critiques.

To give knowledge about urban renewal and the methods necessary for accomplishment of urban renewal processes.

To understand the difference in comparison to new development, and the considerations and changes in the existing environment that urban renewal brings.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Educational format:

The work is divided into:

Compendium in town renewal and urban planning.
Gehl, J. Gemzöe, L. 1996. Public Spaces, Public Life
Dansk Byplanlaboratorium. 1991. Bedre Byrum.
A series of books from Stadsmiljörådet on the issues of urban design and planning and town renewal 1991-2001.
City and Culture. 1999.