Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Architecture. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: A3. Course coordinator: Professor Christer Malmström,, Architecture. Prerequisites: Passed courses within the program of architecture comprising at least 80 credits or equivalent. Assessment: Approved assignments and at least 80% attendance in lectures and classwork, at seminars, studytrips and during participants’ presentation of their results.

This course will support students'ability to critically examine contemporary urban planning and building design from a sustainable societal perspective, at the same time as providing means and methods of action for the future.

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 is complementary to the courses The Fundamentals of Urban Design and Sustainable Architectural Design. Lectures and seminars convey knowledge of the city's infrastructure and the building's technical installations and construction, all from a sustainability perspective. A final statement in the form of text, and schematic diagrams of the given problems are performed in groups. Parallel to the other assignments runs the study of the literature.

Course literature varies from year to year.