Course syllabus

Urbana processer
Urban Process

ASBN36, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2015/16
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2015-04-16

General Information

Main field: Architecture with specialization in Sustainable Urban Design.
Elective Compulsory for: MSUD2
Elective for: A4, MARK1-hsu
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The aim of the course is to deepen the students’ knowledge about the implementation of projects fostering sustainable urban development and to enhance their ability to reflect critically about possesses of urban change. This course also aims to deepen the students’ insight and ability to analyse critically the actors, driving forces and control mechanisms associated with urban design. This is primarily achieved by the qualified analysis of projects that have been implemented.

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 content of the course lies primarily in the charting and analysis of the actors, factors and events that influence current urban development projects. The students are also provided with an overview of the control mechanisms that influence Swedish and to a certain extent international urban design and planning processes.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: Approved assignment work, approved studio tasks and at least 80% active participation at seminars, lectures and group presentations.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 12.
The course overlaps following course/s: ASBN35

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Per Björkeroth,