AD102V Contemporary International Architecture 7.5 credits

Den internationella samtidsarkitekturen

The course is analysing trends within contemporary international architecture and discusses them in relation to formal aspects, tecnical and structural solutions, political and social factors and other cultural forms.

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 *

A series of lectures and seminars deals with different aspects of contemtprary international architecture. We investigate the roles of critics and icons of architecture and we study the spaces where social and political norms are created or questioned through architecture.

Intended learning outcomes *

The course is analysing trends within contemporary international architecture and discusses them in relation to formal aspects, technical and structural solutions, political and social factors and other cultural forms.

On completing the course, students will have a good overview of the contemporary international architecture of today, its development, problems and possibilities.

Course Disposition

The course consists of a series of lectures and seminars by different lecturers, where each sesssion deals with a specific theme.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Grundläggande behörighet.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Litteraturlista ges vid kursstarten.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • MOM1 - Moment 1, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • MOM2 - Moment 2, 4.5 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 *

To obtain the grade passed on the whole course, fulfilled assignment (MOM1) and 75% active attendance at lectures and seminars (MOM2) are required.

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

Per Fransson

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 AD102V

Offered by

ABE/Architecture

Main field of study *

Architecture

Education cycle *

First 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.