AG1103 Urban and Traffic Planning, Continuation Course 7.5 credits

Stads- och trafikplanering, fortsättningskurs

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course is a continuation to Urban and traffic planning basic course that is about planning at strategic level. Urban and traffic planning continuation is about planning at a more detailed level. There are lectures and literature about planning methods and tools. The students are trained in analysing and discussing town planning problems as well as practising planning at the detail planning level.

Intended learning outcomes *

The aim is to:

  • give knowledge at a detail planning level about the buildings and functions of a city with special emphasis on the relation between buildings and the technical infrastructure
  • give insights into methods and tools used in planning and give the students exercise in applying the methods in projects.
  • Train the students in visual and oral presentation of plans.

Course Disposition

The training is done through short exercises and a major project done as a group work.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

completed upper secondary education including documented proficiency in Swedish corresponding to Swedish B, English corresponding to English A. For students who received/will receive their final school grades after 31 December 2009, there is an additional entry requirement for mathematics as follows: documented proficiency in mathematics corresponding to Mathematics A.

Urban and Traffic Planning basic course, or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

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Sustainable Urbanism, Douglas Farr, 2008

Course Compendium.

Recommended  readings:
Stadsplanering i Sverige, Kell Åström, 1993.
Den svenska trädgårdsstaden, Johan Rådberg, 1994.Boken om detaljplan och områdesbestämmelser, Boverket, 2002.
Bostadsbestämmelser, Hans Örnhall, 2009.
Trafik för en attraktiv stad, Boverket m fl, 2007.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

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

Examination *

  • TEN1 - Examination, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN2 - Detailed Plan, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVN3 - Town Planning Typologies, 1.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN4 - Descriptive Plan, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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 pass the course you need an approved exam (TEN2; 3,0 cr) and approved exercises (ÖVN2; 1,5 cr), (ÖVN3; 1,0 cr), (ÖVN4; 2,0 cr).

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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Tigran Haas

Further information

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Offered by

ABE/Urban and Regional Studies

Main field of study *

Built Environment, Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

Planning Theory, Basic Course


Jerker Anders Söderlind,

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.