Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 2. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Architecture. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. AHIF01 overlaps following cours/es: AHI011 and AHI021. Compulsory for: A3. Course coordinator: Assistent professor Anna-Maria Blennow,, Architecture and Built Environment. Prerequisites: A Pass in the courses AHI011 History of Architecture I and AHI021 History of Architecture II or equivalent. Assessment: Attendance (80%) to lectures. Further information: The course is an advanced study of architectural history. The course will be given in Swedish. Home page:

The main aim of the course is to give a deeper understanding of the aesthetics of historical architecture.

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 aesthetics of historical architecture in words and practice from Alberti to Aldo Rossi.

Viturvius: Om arkitektur, tio böcker. Bok I, kap 1, 2, 3; Bok III, kap 1.
Palladio: Fyra böcker om arkitektur, Första boken, kap XV, XXIII.
Forssman; E: Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Bauwerke und Baugedanken 1981. (In the library)
Ruskin, J: The Seven Lamps of Architecture, 1849 and later editions.
Tessenow, H: Hausbau und dergleichen, 1916 and later editions.
Sitte, C: Der Städtebau nach seinen künstlerischen Grundsätzen. In Swedish 1982.
Åhren, U m fl: Acceptera, 1930.
Behne, A: Der moderne Zweckbau, 1926.
Smithson, A&P: Without Rhetoric - an architectural aesthetic 1955-1972, 1973. Same authors: Italian thoughts 1993.
Rosso, A: L’Architettura della Città, 1996, in English 1982.