Course syllabus

Studio: Restaurering och ombyggnad
Studio: Restoration and Rehabilitation

ABVF01, 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 might be given in English


The aim of the course is to ensure that each student becomes competent to re-build and/or add to existing buildings among those that already exist and are sensitive. He or she shall also be able to discuss and analyze qualities in giving a form to renewal, and to become competent to preserve and renew culture-historical built-up areas and acquire a good ability to plan.

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

Architectural restoration work requires careful preliminary studies and great detail in planning. Central to it are enduring material elements that can, however, be renewed; it must also avoid superficial trends and tendencies


Main contents of this course are :

The course contains following modules:

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: During the course, constant reference is made to individuals’ levels of knowledge: each gives a preliminary account of his or her work-in-process on a project and it is assessed. At the end of the course, each gives in words, drawings and images a final account of this project that the other students assess critically. Successfully to complete the course, a student must have a minimum of eighty per cent attendance at lectures and study visits and participate actively in preliminary and final assessments.


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: ABV081

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Professor Mats Edström,
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