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AF2025 Architectural Engineering Project 7.5 credits

The course will give skills in the engineering design of a building, which includes both analysis and drafting.

About course offering

For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 28 Oct 2024 programme students

Target group

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Part of programme

Master's Programme, Civil and Architectural Engineering, åk 2, Conditionally Elective


P2 (7.5 hp)


28 Oct 2024
13 Jan 2025

Pace of study


Form of study

Normal Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Campus

Number of places

Min: 10

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 28 Oct 2024 programme students

Application code



For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 28 Oct 2024 programme students


Kjartan Gudmundsson,


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Course coordinator

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus AF2025 (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Functional requirements for buildings. Architectural design, Foundations and structure. Selection of materials: Technology, environment, durability, aesthetics, economy. Building components and detailing. Sustainability, environmental aspects and energy use. Building information models.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course student should be able to:

- To make a project proposal, for a building, that takes into account the different aspects of sustainability  

- Select technical solutions and illustrate those solutions with technical drawings

- Reflect on the choice of technical solutions in terms of the risk of moisture damages

- Describe some of the most relevant factors related to energy use of buildings

- Discuss the influence of different parameters on energy use

- Discuss the influence of different parameters on Global Warming potential and Embodied Energy

- Reflect on different aspects of sustainability related to a building project

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Documented knowledge in Building Technology, Structural Mechanics, Structural Engineering equivalent to at least 15 ECTS corresponding to the content in courses AF2401 and AF2003.

Eng B/6 according to the Swedish upper secondary school system.

Recommended prerequisites

AF2401 Building Technology, Advanced Course or equivalent course.


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Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • PRO1 - Project Assignment, 5.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 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.

Project and exercises

Other requirements for final grade

Passed Project Assignment

Passed Exercises

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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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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Kjartan Gudmundsson,