AD1SA2 Orientation Course in Urban Management and Architecture II 15.0 credits

Orienteringskurs i samhällsbyggnad och arkitektur II

The overall goal of the courese is to provide students with extended knowledge in architecture. The course is intended to develop the sets of tools and concepts introduced in Orientation course in Urban management and Architecture, AD1OSA 15 hp.

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 deepens the student to self-describing, finding and working with architecture. This course will develop students in the process of spatial relationships and skill in interpretation.

Intended learning outcomes *

The overall goal of the courese is to provide students with extended knowledge in architecture. The course is intended to develop the sets of tools and concepts introduced in Orientation course in Urban management and Architecture, AD1OSA 15 hp.

After the course, students shall be:

- able to understand and use the basic architectural concepts concerning design.

- able to compile and communicate the modernist world of ideas, and evaluate

and analyze it.

- able to conduct an in-depth discussion of architecture and interpretation.

- able to use established methods of dialogue within architecture.

- able to operate with certain aspects of architectural interpretation.

- able to produce a simple building permit document designed with CAD.

Course Disposition

The course includes the following course sections:

ÖVN1, Language and design, 3 credits. The course focuses on practicing the student's creative capacity, both two-and three-dimensional, by using the modernist discourse conceptual world.

ÖVN2, ideology and design, 3 credits. The course focuses on an evolutionary development that show structural differences in the perception of space in architectural history.

ÖVN3, Architectonic representations within art, 1.5 credits. The course introduces the neighboring artistic activities and their use of space.

ÖVN4, Basic CAD, 1.5 credits. The course gives an orientation in digital tools for architects.

PRO1, Project 1. Extension, 3 credits. The course deals with Tensta and the concept of extension. Project work includes field studies, social mapping and dialogue with residents in Tensta.

PRO2, Project 2. Rebuilding, 3 credits. The course deals with Tensta and the concept of rebuilding. Project work includes field studies with preparations through studies and seminars.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Completed upper secondary education including documented proficiency in Swedish corresponding to Swedish B and English corresponding to English A. For students who received/will receive their final school grades after 31 December 2009, there is an additional entry requirement for mathematics as follows: documented proficiency in mathematics corresponding to Mathematics A.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Meddelas i samband med kursstart.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • PRO1 - Project 1 Extension, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • PRO2 - Project 2 Rebuilding, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVN1 - Language and Design, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVN2 - Ideology and Design, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVN3 - Architectonic Representations within Art, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVN4 - Basic CAD, 1.5 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 degree past on the whole course, 80% presence on all teaching sessions and passed on all course items 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 AD1SA2

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.