AD251V Concepts and Tools in Spatial Morphology 7.5 credits

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The aim of the course is to introduce and develop knowledge about contemporary theory and methodology on analytical urban morphology, especially urban morphology, density analysis and network analysis. 

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 comprises 6-7 combined lectures and exercises, where introduction to theory is mixed with concrete exercises using analytical tools. Apart from this there will be at least on literature seminar and a final written assignment that is formulated individually by the student but that needs to combine theoretical understanding with practical application in a concrete urban problem.

Intended learning outcomes *

The aim of the course is to introduce and develop knowledge about contemporary theory and methodology on analytical urban morphology, especially urban morphology, density analysis and network analysis. After completing the course the participants shall have a basic knowledge of the field and be able to individually discuss and analyse texts, plans and different types of analytical tools typical for the field. The participants shall also have developed basic skills in some of the analytical tools in the field as well as some basic GIS skills.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

- Högskolestudier om 120 hp inom områdena arkitektur, fysisk planering, landskapsarkitektur, landskapsplanering, samhällsplanering

- Dokumenterade kunskaper i Svenska B/Svenska 3 och engelska A/Engelska 6 eller motsvarande

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, Seminars and Exercises, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • MOM2 - Individual 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 contains two moments:

MOM1, Lectures, seminars and exercises, 5 HP. Betygsskala P/F

MOM2, Individual assignment, 2,5 HP. Betygsskala: P/F

To obtain final grade, both moments have to be passed. 80% attendance on 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 AD251V

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.