Course syllabus

Spatiala experiment I, teori
Spatial Experiments I, Theory

ASEN10, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2014-04-03

General Information

Main field: Architecture with specialization in Spatial Experiments.
Compulsory for: MARK1-spe
Elective Compulsory for: MARK2-aad
Elective for: A4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


This course will stimulate students' ability to, in conjunction with architectural details with extreme or unknown conditions, and by the new future-related aspects based on adequate theories, challenge existing paradigms and beliefs about architecture. This course will support the student's ability to reflect and discuss an experimental exploration of architecture's potential as an aid to the course "Spatial experiments I".

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 course presents theoretical tools to develop a future-related architecture. Through studies of relevant theories and critical review of examples illustrated and extended the problems tackled in the project section. Teaching as lectures, seminars, study tours and literature studies. Teaching is preferably in a group but individual exercises may occur.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: Accepted assignments and 80% attendance at field trips and lectures. Mandatory attendance at seminars. At the grade the student has the right to re-examination after completion. Examiner informs the student what is required to achieve a pass.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: 25
Selection: Interview and portfolio assessment for those who take the course as an elective.
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 10.

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Professor Christer Malmström,
Further information: The course is obligatory linked with "Spatial Experiments I".