Course syllabus

Samtida designprocesser inom arkitektur
Contemporary Design Process in Architecture

AFON10, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

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

General Information

Elective for: A4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


The course aims to provide a deeper insight and understanding of the development of contemporary architecture, and to create an open and critical approach to contemporary design processes and design theories in the field of architecture.

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


Through literature and case studies of architecture and design processes, discussions and issues that are relevant to today's architects and contemporary architecture, are examined in the course. The concrete cases are related to contemporary design theory and architecture-related philosophy.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: Approved assignments and at least 80% attendance in lectures and classwork, at seminars and during participants’ presentation of their results.


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: AFO125

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Professor Lars-Henrik Ståhl ,
Further information: teacher: John Cramer,