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AI2808 Project Development and Architectural Concepts 7.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus AI2808 (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course covers project development and concept development in early phases and deals with concepts, approaches and tools related to architecture, technology, society, sustainability and economy.

Intended learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide knowledge about project development, concept and design in architecture and construction. After completing the course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe concept and design as value creation activity in architecture and construction.
  • Explain architectural concepts and give examples of approaches.
  • Describe and use project management related concepts and tools in relation to concept development.
  • Explain how different interests can be balanced to support a more sustainable built environment.
  • Relate to and apply previous knowledge in the area.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Eligibility to the master’s programme in Real Estate and Construction Management.

Knowledge in project communication equivalent to the content in the course AI2810.

Recommended prerequisites

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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


  • SEM1 - Seminar Assignment, 2.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVN1 - Essay, 5.0 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.

The examination is time-limited.

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

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Course web AI2808

Offered by

ABE/Construction and Facilities Management

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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