AD232V Architecture and Design Research II 7.5 credits
Arkitektur- och designforskning II
The course includes a series of 5 lectures dealing with current international research in architecture and design. Parallel to the lectures students will work individually and in seminars with a longer essay. The essay should be around 3500 words in length and attain a quality which is appropriate for publication in an international referee journal.
Educational levelSecond cycle
Academic level (A-D)D
Grade scaleP, F
PeriodsAutumn 12 P1 (3.5 credits), P2 (4.0 credits)
End date2012 week: 51
Language of instructionEnglish
Number of lectures
Number of exercises
Form of studyNormal
Number of places *5 - 5
*) The Course date may be cancelled if number of admitted are less than minimum of places. If there are more applicants than number of places selection will be made.
Course responsibleKatja Tollmar Grillner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The course is aimed at practicing and teaching architects and designers. It can also be suitable for masters students in architecture, planning, landscape and design.
To provide students with the ability to apply critical methods for analysis of and reflection on architecture, and to presentat new knowledge through verbal and visual communication.
Course main content
The course includes a series of 5 lectures dealing with current international research in architecture and design. Parallel to the lectures students will work individually and in seminars with a longer essay, or a research driven design project. The essay should be around 3500 words in length and attain a quality which is appropriate for publication in an international referee journal. The project should be of comparable extension and depth.
- At least 30 credits' university studies.
- Documented proficiency in English B or equivalent (TOEFL, IELTS e g).
Architecture and Design Research I, AD231V.
Other course in research methodology with architecture and/or design focus.
Knowledge and experience attained in other ways which corresponds to the contents of Architecture and Design Research I
Linda Groat & David Wang Architectural Research Methods John Wiley & Sons 2002Mark Dorrian, Adrian Hawker “The tortoise, the scorpion and the horse – partial notes on architectural research / teaching / practice” in The Journal of Architecture, Vol 8, No 2, 2003, pp 181-190.Katja Grillner, Rolf Hughes, Katarina Bonnevier, Anna Ryan, Tracey Winton, and Elin Olsson, texts in "Writing Architecture" section of 01.AKAD - Experimental Research in Architrecture and Design, AxlBooks, 2005.Rolf Hughes "The poetics of practice-based research writing", The Journal of Architecture, Volume 11, Issue 3 June 2006 , pages 283 - 301 Jane Rendell “Architectural Research and Disciplinarity” in ARQ (2005).
- MOM1 - Participation, 2.5 credits, grade scale: P, F
- MOM2 - Essay, 5.0 credits, grade scale: P, F
Requirements for final grade
MOM1 – Participation 70%, 2.5 credits, grade scale: P, F
MOM2 - Essay, 5.0 credits, grade scale: P, F
To obtain final grade, both moment shall be passed.
Katja Grillner, email@example.com
Katja Tollmar Grillner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
An updated schedule will be posted on the School of Architecture website at least four weeks before the beginning of the course.
The course will be offered in English. Assignments can be worked out in Swedish or English.
Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Spring 09.