Course syllabus

Studio: Stadsrum – husrum
Studio City Space – Dwelling Space

AAKF05, 18 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 3
Date of Decision: 2012-04-20

General Information

Main field: Architecture.
Elective Compulsory for: A3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


Through design in complex environments give the student knowledge of common architectonic phenomenon and develop ability to act in specific physical and social context.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The project consists of a design assignment in an existing urban context. The student will be stimulated to reference studies of architectural objects, theory and environment of special significance for the project at hand.

The assignment will be directed by a policy statement containing the questions, problems and themes that are relevant for both the local context as well as for architectural design in general. Issues at all levels of scale will be dealt with. Building structure, climate and topography will be treated with the same attention as the building´s expression, form and details.

Continuous critic is given at table in groups and to support the design process there are lectures, seminars and a study trip.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: Active participation at all course sections such as lectures, seminars and reviews. Satisfactorily completed project and exhibition.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 10.
The course overlaps following course/s: AAK161

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: universitetslektor Bernt Nilsson,