A52O2A Orientation; History, Theory and Technology of Architecture 5:2 3.0 credits

Orientering; Arkitekturens teknik, teori och historia 5:2

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course consists of a series of lectures and seminars presentations relate to a architecture frågeställning. All students produce material for a final examination.

Intended learning outcomes *

The aim of the course is, based on the students previous knowledge, to practise the students ability to formulate a research task/project as basis for a current architectural question/theme.

After the course the students should be able to:

  • Formulate and carry out a research about an architectural question
  • Analytically and critically translate the research into an architectural suggestion
  • Reflect on their own learning process

Course Disposition

The course is based on lectures, seminars, material production and a final presentation.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

A student must have completed compulsory courses from one academic year at the Master´s programme in Architecture or the Advanced Level of the KTH Degree Programme in Architecture, or equivalent (60hp).

Recommended prerequisites

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Literature

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • 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 *

A requirement for examination is 80% attendance and active participation at lectures, seminars and tutorials. Completed and approved written assignement.

Special regulations for completion apply. The rules for completion can be found on the programme web.

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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Examiner

Helena Mattsson

Further information

Course web

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Course web A52O2A

Offered by

ABE/Architecture

Main field of study *

Architecture

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.