Course syllabus

Arkitekturteknik 1: Arkitektur och bärverk
Architectural Design

VBKA05, 3 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2022/23
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2022-03-31

General Information

Main field: Architecture.
Compulsory for: A1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to show how the construction of the frame system interacts with the possibilities of creating good architecture.

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

be able to realise how the technology of a building may be used to create good architecture


Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Project assignments and exercise assignments (pass), written examination. Final grade is dependent on assessment of project and exercise assignments and final written examination.

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.

Code: 0114. Name: Written Examination.
Credits: 2. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Individual written examination. Contents: All course content.
Code: 0214. Name: Project Assignments.
Credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Pass grade for Project report and presentation. For the written assignment, not only the correctness of model, calculations and results is assessed, but also the quality of the presentation, i.e. structure and descriptive texts of the report. Contents: All course content.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VBMA01

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Annika Mårtensson,
Further information: Course homepage on Canvas. Short information at