Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Architecture; Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: A3. Course coordinator: Professor Mats Edström,, Architecture and Restoration. Prerequisites: All courses in the architecture programme at LTH in 1:st and 2:nd year with except for courses AAHA15 and AAHF05. Assessment: Successfully to complete the course, a student must attend not less than eighty per cent of the lectures and study visits; actively take part in preliminary and final assessments; and gain approval for his or her project. Home page:

The course aims to give knowledge of, and an ability to discuss, urban development, its architectural values, qualities and values to be conserved in units of architecture and the environment, as well as the architecture of what can be built on vacant urban sites.

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 addresses the history of architecture in development from a dynamical perspective of tranformation. Temporal periods and preservation qualities are discussed.

Its principal themes are:

Feilden, B. Conservation of Historic Buildings, Architectural Press, 2003. ISBN: 0 7506 5863 0
ICOMOS, Charters, (2006-09-13)
Schönbeck, B: Stad i förvandling: uppbyggnadsepoker och rivningar i svenska städer från industrialismens början till idag. Byggforskningsrådet 1994. ISBN: 91-540-5641-1
Jokilehto, J. A History of Architectural Conservation. Elsevier 1999. ISBN: 0 7506 5511 9