AI1122 Introduction to the Planning and Building Process in Real Estate and Finance 7.5 credits
This course has been discontinued.
Last planned examination: Spring 2014
Decision to discontinue this course:No information inserted
Content and learning outcomes
1 How projects are initiated, land-use planning.
- planning law, planning methods, the role of political processes and the role of the market, forces driving the development process
2 Physical and environmental aspects, financial aspects
- land, water and sewage systems , energy systems and environmental planning
- the relationship between the public system, the construction industry and the financial system
- the financing of infrastructural projects and parts of the same (such as streets, water supply and sewer systems, municipal or district heating, waste management, electricity and telecommunications) and the financing of housing long term financing and maintenance of real estate
3 Economics and ethics, financial aspects
- economic consequences and economic calculations, ethical aspects in the urban development process and the role of the expert.
- the role of the financial system – infrastructure and way of functioning
- the role of financial markets – structure, functions, norms and history
- the role of real property in the financial system
In each part basic knowledge is presented in Lectures and Exercises. Term papers are written in each part : A specific project is analysed from different perspectives.
Intended learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to give basic knowledge about:
- the different stages in the urban develop-ment process
- the factors that affect the process
- the methods and the analytical tools that can be used in different stages
- describe the financial sector, financial system and the role of financial markets in urban planning
Literature and preparations
General Admittance Requirements
Preliminary the following literature will be used:
- Kurskompendium för Samhällsbyggnadsprocessen, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, 2005. In Swedish.
- Stadens tekniska system, Birgitta Johansson, Formas, Stockholm 2001. In Swedish.
- Så byggdes staden, Cecilia Björk och Leila Reppen, Svensk Byggtjänst, Västervik, 2000. In Swedish.
Literature for Economics and ethics, financial aspects will be announced when the course starts.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- TEN1 - Moment, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
- TEN2 - Moment, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
- TEN3 - Moment, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
- TEN4 - Final Examination, - credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
- ÖVN1 - Exercises, 3.0 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
One written exam in each part (total 4,5 credits).
Two term papers, approved exercises besides participation in seminars and field-trips (total 3 credits).
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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 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 AI1122
Main field of study
Economics, Economic Geography, Quantitative Methods with Real Estate Applications.