AD1AB1 Archtecture, the Building Techniques 7.5 credits

Arkitektur, byggtekniken

The over all objective of the course is to give an elementary knowledge of the field of Architecture.

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 *

An individual architectural design project is running throughout the course, beeing it's core. Common sessions are held, over the developmant of the individual scetchwork and drawings of every student.

Lectures, seminars and study visits are held within architecture and architectural technology.

Short design exercises shed light upon the design of architecture as applied building technology.

The course litterature is discussed in seminars.

Intended learning outcomes *

The over all objective of the course is to give an elementary knowledge of the field of Architecture.

The Course will give the participants:

- A first skill within sketchwork, and simultaneous work with general drawings, tecnical systems and detail design drawings.

- Elementary skills within creation of architectural form by applied building technology, and of building technology under architectonical incentives.  

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Grundläggande behörighet: avslutad gymnasieutbildning eller motsvarande, inkl. svenska och engelska.

Recommended prerequisites

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To be announced at the beginning of the course.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • MOM1 - 70% Attendance at all Teaching Sessions, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • MOM2 - Project Work, 3.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • MOM3 - Attendance at Specially Indicated Items, 1.0 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 *

To obtain the grade passed on the whole course, all parts (MOM1–MOM3) have to be passed.

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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Per Fransson

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.

Further information

Course web

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Course web AD1AB1

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Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

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