AI1522 Property and Urban Development 7.5 credits

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Urban historical development to the present, with respect to planning, building design, architecture, infrastructure and property rights.. The development of rural areas with respect to production technique, property rights and administrative rules.

Intended learning outcomes *

The overall aim of the course is to provide students with knowledge and understanding of how existing real property and property right structures, as well as previous urban development, affect the current conditions of property development.

This means that students after completing the course are expected to be able to;

  1. Describe how the current land use, infrastructure and urban settlement have emerged
  2. Analyze and judge how existing legal rights and other conditionsaffect alternative land use and building designs in the future.
  3. Be able to give an estimation of when an area is developed

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Completed courses:

AI1520 Planning, Building and Environmental Law in Property Development, and
AI1519 Land Law 

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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

Examination *

  • STU1 - Study Visit, 0.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Project Work, 2.0 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.

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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Peter Ekbäck

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.

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Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law

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Education cycle *

First cycle

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Hans Mattson,