Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 4. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Main field: Industrial Design. Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand. IDEA50 overlaps following cours/es: AAM030. Compulsory for: KID2. Course coordinator: Adjuncted senior lecturer Olof Kolte,, Industrial Design. Recommended prerequisits: AAMA01 or equivalent. Assessment: The grades are depending on attendance, participation and completion of home assignments and quality of final presentation. Further information: The educational form is problem based learning. Home page:

To apply the knowledge obtained during the theory part, AAMA01 Light and Colour, in a practical project related to light and colour.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Upon completion the student shall be able to engage in, and manage physical and technical problems related to the realization of a concept, both problem related to the characteristics of light and to the arrangement (physical construction) supporting the concept.

The course commence with an inspirational lecture and briefing for the project.

Guest lecturers and study visits will be arranged in the initial phase, related to the character of the project.

Throughout the project group and individual tutorials will be offered. A substantial part of the project work will be done in the workshops. The result will be a physical representation of the concept.

Works of reference:
Eliasson O: Your Light House: Working With Light, 1991-2004.
Flavin D: The Complete Lights, 1961—1996.
Turrell J: The Other Horizon.
Torres Tur E: Zenithal Light, Doctoral Thesis, COAC Publications
Relevant websites, online user-forums and printed manuals.