Course syllabus

Hållbart stadsbyggande
Sustainable Urban Design

ASBF10, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2016-04-08

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Elective Compulsory for: L3, V3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to deepen the students’ knowledge about the fundamental issues, theories and methods relating to urban design. It aims to increase the awareness of the relationship between strategic social development and physical design. A further aim of this course is to increase the student’s understanding of the importance of the physical environment for peoples’ well-being.

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 has its focus on the theories, processes, actors and elements involved in urban planning. The course provides the students with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and methods for the analysis of urban space as well as training their ability to reflection regarding urban environments and structures. The tuition is carried out in the form of lectures, study visits, studio assignments, workshops and individual thesis work. The course is conducted in an innovative spirit regarding the development of tuition and examinations.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: Approved assignments, approved thesis and at least 80% attendance at seminars, lectures and group presentations.


The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Director of studies: Mats Hultman,