AF2025 Architectural Engineering Project 7.5 credits

Projekt för huskonstruktörer

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

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Built Environment
  • Grading scale

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

Course offerings

Autumn 19 for programme students

Autumn 18 for programme students

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

Course main content

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.


The course will be given as lectures, workshops,excercises, seminars and a project task.


AF2003 Structural Engineering, Advanced Course or equivalent course

Recommended prerequisites

AF2401 Building Technology, Advanced Course or equivalent course.


Relevant literature to be able to carry out the project work.


  • PRO1 - Project Assignment, 5.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 2.5, grading scale: P, F

Project and exercises

Requirements for final grade

Passed Project Assignment

Passed Exercises

Offered by

ABE/Building Technology


Kjartan Gudmundsson,, 08-790 6590


Folke Björk <>


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2018.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2011.