AD243V Nordic Architecture 7.5 credits

Nordisk arkitektur

The objective of the course is to strengthen the knowledge of architecture in the Nordic countries, its local characteristics and main actors as well as to inform about the relationship between architecture, society and the history of ideas.

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 presents Nordic architectural history with a focus on 20th century Sweden. By studying a number of especially influential works of architecture from different periods architecture as art form and societal phenomenon is investigated.

Intended learning outcomes *

The objective of the course is to strengthen the knowledge of architecture in the Nordic countries, its local characteristics and main actors as well as to inform about the relationship between architecture, society and the history of ideas.

Course Disposition

The course consists of a series of lectures, seminars and excursions.

An individual assignment is included in the course.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

7,5 hp högskolestudier samt Svenska B/Svenska 3 och Engelska A/Engelska 5.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Meddelas vid kursstart.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • MOM1 - Lectures and Seminars, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • MOM2 - Assignment, 2.5 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 *

The course consists of two moments: MOM1 (Lectures and seminars, 5hp, grade P/F) and MOM2 (Assignment, 2,5 hp, grade P/F).

To obtain final grade, both moments have to be passed, and 80% attendance at all tuition is 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

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Course web AD243V

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.