Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)
STAR DESIGNIDEN01

Higher education credits: 19,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. IDEN01 overlap following cours/es: AAU192, AAU192 och AAU192. Optional for: ID5. Course coordinator: Per Liljeqvist, per.liljeqvist@design.lth.se, Industridesign. The course might be cancelled if the numer of applicants is less than 15. The number of participants is limited to 20 Selection criteria: Credits awarded or credited within the study programme. Assessment: At least 80% attendance at lectures, seminars, exercises and reviews in class and on fieldstudy. Final presentation of project in text, drawings, sketches and model (exhibition material). Emphasis is on the design process and the presentation and documentation of it. Home page: http://www.ide.lth.se.

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

Contents
S.T.A.R (Space and Terrestrial Architectural Research) Design started 1998 as a project in cooperation with NASA, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Centre in Houston, Texas, USA. It is a project in continuous development in which the thematic vary according to what field of work the focus of the collaborators is on at present. The studio emphasises the study of humans in space, i.e. human space flights, building and living in space on e.g. Mars or the Moon.

Human needs and the human dependency on the environment as surroundings and objects constitutes the foundation of the project. The project is divided up in three phases; 1) Humans in space. Prepearatory studies with general information, lectures and workshops. 2) Field trip to NASA, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center i Houston Texas, USA. The students work with the human aspect of current issues in the space program for ISS,

Literature
Compulsory:
Nyström, M. Reuterswärd, L. Meeting Mars Recycling Earth, Italy 2003
Thackara, J. In the Bubble - designing in a complex world, MIT 2005
Recommended:
Carlsson, E. Framåt Mars, Sverige 2007
Texter om Kosmos, ed. Stenholm, B. Sverige 2007
Mohanty, S. Through the looking glass - Transport into a new genre of space architecture, Architecture and built Environment, LTH