Course syllabus

Arkitekturteknik 5: Hållbar teknik i byggd miljö
Sustainable Technology in the Built Environment

AAHF01, 3 credits, G2 (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: A3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


This course will support students'ability to critically examine contemporary building design from a sustainable societal perspective, at the same time as providing means and methods of action for the future.

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 is complementary to the courses The Fundamentals of Urban Design and Sustainable Architectural Design. Lectures and seminars convey knowledge of the city's infrastructure and the building's technical installations and construction, all from a sustainability perspective. A final statement in the form of text, and schematic diagrams of the given problems are performed in groups. Parallel to the other assignments runs the study of the literature.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: At least 80% attendance in lectures and classwork, at seminars, studytrips and during participants’ presentation of their results. Attendance is verified by means of a quiz at the end of the course. If the grade is fail, the student is entitled to re-examination after completion.

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

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Erik Johansson,