A52Y3B Architecture/Praktice Related Studio, 5:3 12.0 credits
Arkitektur/yrkesrelaterad studio, 5:3
Educational levelSecond cycle
Academic level (A-D)
Grade scaleP, F
PeriodsSpring 13 P3 (12.0 credits)
Start date2013 week: 5
End date2013 week: 11
Language of instructionEnglish
Number of lectures
Number of exercises
Form of studyNormal
Number of placesNo limitation
ARKIT year 5 and TARKM year 2
Competitive edge: International competition
The project is part of the Practice Based Research Studio.
Studio Description: Studio Description: The future Architect´s office is the starting point for real and academic project investigations, practise based research and team work. Among other methods this Studio uses architectural competitions as a tool for progression.
2. The course/project goal is to increase the student's knowledge in this area/field and skills/knowledge in the field of architecture in general. The students will enter the project with varying degrees of knowledge/skills and will subsequently end up at different levels at the end of the course/project.
3. The individual student must show an increase in the particular skills/knowledge offered in the studio and in the field of architecture in general.
1. Practise Based Research studio-Competitive edge: Through participation in an international architectural competition in 4-5 teams of teachers and students, this Studio shall investigate different creative processes and advanced Holistic design production strategies. Teachers are the “producers and consultants” to the students’ teams, yet this part of the course is a “joint venture” between teachers and students.
2. The Project Goals are to discover and develop modern architectural capacities such as:
* Personal Architectural language,
* Team work
* Real time scheduled Project
* Front line project design
* Advanced teacher/student educational dynamics
* Possibility for future production
3. Each teacher/student team shall accomplish the requirements of the competition, at the same time each student shall exhibit his/hers own thinking/production process and his/hers contribution to the team work.
Course main content
* Confrontation with a complex international building
* Program analysis
* Team performance
* Holistic process and final product: from design to final graphics
* A short seminary: competitive edge
* Work (production) in studio
* Monday critique
* Final critique
One year fully approved architectural studies at the advanced level, courses and projects.
The loneliness of the long distant runner/Allan Sillitoe
The prince/ Niccolo Machiavelli
Hundred years of solitude/Gabriel Garcia Marques
A complete list of reading material will be delivered at the start of the course
- PRO1 - Project, 9.0 credits, grade scale: P, F
- PRO2 - Project, 3.0 credits, grade scale: P, F
The course consists of two parts; a fulfilled and delivered project work (9 credits) and a passed final assessment (3 credits). There is at least one intermediate assessment during the course.
Requirements for final grade
a) Presentation requirements
Accomplishing the competitions presentation material is the basis for the final grade.
The presentation requirements of the competition are minimum presentation material for the course.
The studio presentation will be part of the future diploma portfolio and shall be delivered in an appropriate and fully qualified way.
80% attendance. Active participation in lectures, tutorials, and seminars etc. Passed intermediate and final assessments. Compulsory attendance during the assessment reviews.
Completion: The project work shall be delivered and, if necessary, reworked within the set time limit. See general directions.
(Overall principle: Autumn term projects must be approved during the following Spring term: Spring term projects must be approved before the start of the following Autumn term. The reworked projects must be delivered at least one week before the time limit.)
The project work is to be documented in a portfolio, including drawings, analysis and models. The work process shall be legible.
Ori Merom <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Spring 11.