AD230V Rome - the City and the Architecture from Antiquity to Modern Times 6.0 credits

Rom - arkitekturen och staden från antik till nutid

The central theme for the course is a study trip to Rome. The course aims to an overview of the city's historical prerequisites and development, from antiquity to today. The examination will be by individual assignments, to be reported and discussed after the trip.

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 city and the architecture are discussed from a historical prospective, focusing on the change during the centuries. Concepts as authenticity, preservation and context can be confronted in meeting the city, as is Rome's role as an inspiring - or a warning - example.

Intended learning outcomes *

The course aims to an overview of the city's historical prerequisites and development, from antiquity to today.

Course Disposition

 Moment1:Introduction: Seminars and lectures at the school.
 

Moment 2:Study trip: One week is spent in Rome, with excursions, visits, and individual studies.
  

Moment 3: Final seminar at the school with reports of the assignments.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Completed upper secondary education or equivalent including swedish and english.

Recommended prerequisites

Professionals and ph.d.students with an interest in and experience from architecture are welcome to participate.

Equipment

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Literature

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • MOM1 - 75% participation on lecture and seminars, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • MOM2 - Study tour to Rome, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • MOM3 - Assignment, 2.0 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 *

examination will be by individual assignments, to be reported and discussed after the trip. Active participation in the preparations and the trip is requested.

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 AD230V

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.