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Content and learning outcomes
This course deals with the opportunities and conditions for using historical-theoretical studies as the operative basis for current architectural projects. The majority of the course is directed toward training students in the ability to formulate and translate such studies to their Year 3bachelor’s thesis project.
Intended learning outcomes
After the course the student should be able to
- Independently formulate a historic-theoretical research in relation to a contemporary architectural project and its thematic question.
- Present different strategies of planning such an operative research.
- Analytical and critically transform the research into a written text.
- Reflect on their learning in written or spoken form.
Literature and preparations
You should pass the course A11HIB History and Theory of Architecture 1: Introduction to European Architecture 7.5 credits and A21HIC History and Theory of Architecture 2: Architecture and Modernity 9.0 credits
To be announced at course start.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- MOM1 - Moment 1, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Other requirements for final grade
The learning outcomes are examined through the records of the design process, and through the outcomes of the course specified assignments. To achieve the approved level (pass) students must have approved tasks, including 80% attendance at lectures, seminars, tutorials and reviews.
A reflection on the individual learning process must be handed in.
Special regulations for completion apply. The rules for completion can be found on the programme web.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
- In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
- In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web A31H2A