A52H1A History and Theory of Architecture 5:1 3.0 credits

Arkitekturens historia och teori 5:1

The autumn course consists of parallel elective seminars within the field of Architectural History and Theory.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course is subdivided into parallel series of seminars, where the student enter deeply into one theme within architecture history och architecture theory.

Intended learning outcomes *

The over all purpose of the course is to offer insights into historical and theoretical aspects of the architectural field.

After finishing the course the student should be able to

• analyse the literature from a critical perspective

• independently find and benefit from literature in the field concerned

• present the results in writing and/or orally.

Course Disposition

Seminars, lectures and individual work within the given field.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

One year fully approved architectural studies at the advanced level, courses and projects.

Recommended prerequisites

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Meddelas vid kursstart.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • MOM1 - Moment, 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.

MOM1 - Moment, 3.0 credits, grade scale: P, F

Other requirements for final grade *

80% attendance at lectures, seminars and tutorials. Completed and approved written assignement.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Further information

Course web

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 A52H1A

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Main field of study *


Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Ethical approach *

  • 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.