Course syllabus

Gestaltningsprocess och prototyp
Architectural Design Process and Prototypes

AAHA55, 9 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED A
Date of Decision: 2021-04-13

General Information

Main field: Architecture.
Compulsory for: A2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to introduce experimental working processes related to spatial contexts in the field of architecture, interiors and furniture. Further, the course aims to train the creative ability of the students, in a process where each individual student finds her own way to creative design, at the same time as the realisation, in full scale, of a furniture prototype trains the ability of materially and technically carrying through a design concept.

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 tasks of the course takes its point of departure in transgressive assignments. Through the means of creative assignments, experiments, analyses and transformations of given conditions, a spatial context is formulated. This spatial context acts as the starting point for an aesthetically driven, creative and experimental design process, resulting in a full scale furniture prototype. Working in small scale enables the students to carry through their ideas to the material realisation of an object.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Passing the course requires that the project and the practical tasks assigned should be completed satisfactorily. 80% attendance at class, lecturers and seminars is also required. The student is also to prepare and present material for an exhibition catalogue.

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 requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: AAH141

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Professor Lars-Henrik Ståhl,