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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus AI252U (Spring 2011–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course consists of two parts, 3 + 1 days:

The first part focuses on lectures and discussions on

- the Planning and Building Act, opportunities and constraints for building regulations i detailed plans and building permits

- the legislation for construction, operation and financing of the infrastructure necessary for, primarily, residential building projects.

- the legislation on compulsory acquisition, incl. compensation rules

- rules for regulation by development agreements and municipal land allocation agreements.

The second part emphasis is on presentation of the project-work and discussions on how the legislation is the base for negotiations between the developer and the municipality

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the participants shall:

  - be able to present the main features of the opportunities / limitations law gives municipalities to regulate building development location and design.

- be able to clarify the responsibilities of the developer and the municipality for the construction, operation and financing of roads, parks, sewage systems, etc.

- know the tools of compulsory land acquisition in order to adaptat existing property division to the new land use

- know the legal limits of so-called development agreements between a municipality and a developer

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

University studies within engineering, economics/business administration/finance or similar knowledge from practical experience.

Recommended prerequisites

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Kalbro, T. 2010. Markexploatering. Juridik, ekonomi, teknik och organisation. Norstedts Juridik.

Boverket. 2006. PM om bestämmelser i detaljplan. Vad är möjligt och lämpligt att reglera?

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Assignment, 6,0 hp, betygsskala: 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.

INL1 - Project 6,0 hp

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 web

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 AI252U

Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Eidar Lindgren, 08-7907388,

Supplementary information

Commissioned Course. Admittance to the course can only be purchased by a legal entity who appoints course participants