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AD2NA1 Presence Architecture 7.5 credits

The objective of the course is to give the students basic knowledge of the design process. On completing the course, the student shall be able to formulate questions and examine different methods and tools in order to solve problems around design processes. 

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus AD2NA1 (Spring 2010–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The concept of exformation is used in the course as a design issue. The process of design is a process of information, of form giving. Exformation is everything deliberately discarded by the “designer” in the form giving process. The course is thus focused on the “discarded information”. Students explore this concept and develop a project with it. 

Intended learning outcomes

The objective of the course is to give the students basic knowledge of the design process. On completing the course, the student shall be able to formulate questions and examine different methods and tools in order to solve problems around design processes. 

Course disposition

The course is carried out as a project, and it also contains lectures, seminars and exercises.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

To be announced at the introduction to the course.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F

Examination

  • PRO1 - Project part 1, 4,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • PRO2 - Project part 2, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: 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 grade passed, active participation on 80% of the lectures and exercises and accepted assignments 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

Profile picture Per Fransson

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.

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 AD2NA1

Offered by

ABE/Architecture

Main field of study

Architecture

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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