Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Architecture. Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand. AAKN16 overlaps following cours/es: AAK167 and AAKN15. Optional for: A4. Course coordinator: Senior Lecturer Bernt Nilsson,, Architecture. Prerequisites: At least three years approved full time education at university level (or a Bachelor degree) in architecture, or equivalent. The course might be cancelled if the number of applicants is less than 10. Assessment: Active participation at all course section such as lectures, seminars and exercises. Satisfactorily completed papers and exercises. Further information: This course is a theoretical deepening and compulsory to City Space – Dwelling Space II, but is also open to other qualified students.

The aim of the course is to give an understanding of how theory and practice are mutually dependent done by theoretical studies related to the built environment. These studies deal with matters like spatial relationships, construction, material, sizes, scale etc.

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 studies focus on matters of architectural relations and the tectonic qualities of buildings related to specific issues and themes in the related course City Space – Dwelling Space II. The course contains lectures, exercises, studies of literature concerning different approaches and bodies of theory, as well as study tours, actively prepared and reported.

Abstracts from books and reviews will be delivered at the start of the course.