Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 9. Grading scale: UG. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. ASBF05 overlap following cours/es: ASB170. Compulsory for: A3. Optional for: L4su, V4tp. Course coordinator: Senior lecturer Catharina Sternudd,, Inst för arkitektur och byggd miljö. Assessment: Approved assignments, approved thesis and at least 80% attendance at seminars, lectures and group presentations.

The aim of the course is to deepen the students’ knowledge about the fundamental issues, theories and methods relating to urban design. It aims to increase the awareness of the relationship between strategic social development and physical design. A further aim of this course is to increase the student’s understanding of the importance of the physical environment for peoples’ well-being.

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

The course has its focus on the theories, processes, actors and elements involved in urban planning. The course provides the students with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and methods for the analysis of urban space as well as training their ability to reflection regarding urban environments and structures. The course provides the students with the opportunity to test the various roles in planning – as a planner and as a designer of somebody else’s vision. The tuition is carried out in the form of lectures, study visits, studio assignments, workshops and individual thesis work. The course is conducted in an innovative spirit regarding the development of tuition and examinations.

Compendiums the content of which vary from year to year.