AD240V Architecture and Gender: Project I 15.0 credits

Arkitektur och genus: Projekt I

The participants are trained to pursue and conclude an independent research project in the architecture and gender applying critically reflective and creatively productive methods of exploration. After the course participants should have acquired a basic orientation in methods for pursuing a project of this kind, as well as experience and practical skills for this purpose. 

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 consists of an independent research project which will be supervised individually and in group. Partcipants will also follow lectures according to an agreed upon schedule. The project will be presented at a half-time and at a final examination. 

Intended learning outcomes *

The participants are trained to pursue and conclude an independent research project in the architecture and gender applying critically reflective and creatively productive methods of exploration. After the course participants should have acquired a basic orientation in methods for pursuing a project of this kind, as well as experience and practical skills for this purpose. 

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

  • At least 60 credits´ (hp) documented university studies
  • Documented proficiency in English B or equivalent (TOEFL, IELTS eg).

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Jane Rendell, Barbara Penner, Ian Borden, eds., Gender, Space, Architecture. An interdisciplinary introduction, London: Routledge, 2000.

Doina Petrescu, etal, Altering Practices: Feminist Politics and Poetics of Space, London: Routledge 2007.

Further readings will be determined in relation to lectures and individual projects.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • MOM1 - Active Participation 80%, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • MOM2 - Assignment, half-time examination, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • MOM3 - Assignment, Final Examination, 5.0 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 *

MOM1 - Active Participation 80%, 5.0 credits, grade scale: P, F

MOM2 - Assignment, half-time examination, 5.0 credits, grade scale: P, F

MOM3 - Assignment, Final Examination, 5.0 credits, grade scale: P, F

To obtain final grade, all three moments shall 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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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 AD240V

Offered by

ABE/Architecture

Main field of study *

Architecture

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

The course is a part of the course series Arkitektur och Genus, which except from this course contains four courses of 7,5 cr each.

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.

Supplementary information

The course is a part of the course series Arkitektur och genus, which is directed towards a broadly defined feminist target group: for instance students of architecture, planning, design and art, professionals within these fields as well as those in other fields who are interested in architecture.

The course will be taught in English with a possibility for Swedish language students to write and present their project in Swedish.

In the autumn 2010 the course will run on Wednesday afternoons starting September 30th and ending December 16th. An updated schedule will be posted at least two weeks before the course begins.

Course URL: www.xakt.nu/fatale