Course syllabus

Stadsåterbruk - teori och metod
Urban Recycling - Theory and Methods

ASBN06, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2019/20
Decided by: PLED A
Date of Decision: 2018-12-07

General Information

Main field: Architecture with specialization in Sustainable Urban Design.
Compulsory for: MSUD1
Elective for: A4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English

Aim

The aim of this course is to develop the students’ knowledge about the theoretical premises for sustainable urban design. A further aim of the course is to expand the students’ frames of reference and enhance their ability with regard to critical reflection around current international trends involving urban processes of transformation. In addition, the course sets out to enhance the students’ ability to analyse urban space and structures with regard to sustainability. This is primarily accomplished through qualified analyses of urban space and structures with the aid of recognized tools for theoretical analysis.

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

Contents

This course provides a theoretical and method oriented complement to course ASBN02 Sustainable Urban Recycling. Its content deals primarily with the theoretical premises for sustainable urban development. Tuition is mainly in the form of lectures and seminars. The students are also provided with an orientation and training in the use of the recognised tools and methods for analysing and visualising urban contexts. This work is carried out and presented in the form of assignments closely related to the design task in course ASBN02 Sustainable Urban Recycling.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Approved assignment work and at least 80% active participation at seminars, lectures and presentations.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Admission

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: ASB180, ASBN05

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Ass. professor Peter Siöström, Peter.Siostrom@arkitektur.lth.se
Course coordinator: Louise Lövenstierne, louise.lovenstierne@arkitektur.lth.se
Further information: This course is an in-depth theoretic and method oriented complement to course ASBN02 Sustainable Urban Recycling (15 hp).