F1A5037 Architectural Historiography 7.5 credits

Arkitekturens historiografi

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course consists of five seminars organised around central concepts, methods and references within architectural historiography. In addition there are two tasks of deeper studies: a review of a central historical case study, and an essey in wich an independent application of the subject area is developed in relation to the student´s own plannes or ongoing research project. The tasks are supervised in group and/or individually and presented in a final review session.

Intended learning outcomes *

The specialisation course in Architectural Historiography aims to:

  • Introduce basic concepts, methods and references within Architectural Historiography.
  • Further delve into studies of central work within the subject area.
  • In essay form develop an application of Architectural Historiography in relations to one´s own planned or ongoing research project.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

In order to follow the course a student must have completed a Masters´degree in Architecture or adjoining fields, or have a equivalent level of education. Priority is given to students enrolled at KTH or as doctoral students in architecture at other universities.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Course literature will be announced in the course PM each time the course is run.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

    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 *

    The course is examined through active participation in seminars and submissions, presentations and the writing of essays. Participation in all examining events is required, as well as the completion of all submissions and presentations. Examiner for each iteration of the course is defined in the course PM.

    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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    Examiner

    Helena Mattsson

    Further information

    Course web

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    Offered by

    ABE/Architecture

    Main field of study *

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    Education cycle *

    Third cycle

    Add-on studies

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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.

    Postgraduate course

    Postgraduate courses at ABE/Architecture