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Syllabus for

Academic year
ARK447 - Exploring architecture as material, color, light, and space 1
Att undersöka arkitektur 1
 
Syllabus adopted 2019-02-04 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TKARK
3,0 Credits
Grading: UG - Pass, Fail
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Architecture
Department: 20 - ARCHITECTURE AND CIVIL ENGINEERING


Teaching language: Swedish
Application code: 45136
Open for exchange students: No
Only students with the course round in the programme plan

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0119 Laboratory 3,0c Grading: UG   3,0c    

In programs

TKARK ARCHITECTURE, Year 1 (compulsory)

Examiner:

Eva Amborg

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Replaces

ARK445   Exploring architecture 1 ARK446   Exploring architecture as material, color, light, and space 1


Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.

Course specific prerequisites

Swedish

Aim

This course aims to help students from the first year of the undergraduate program develop their expertise in various architectural issues through collaboration. The purpose is also to inspire creativity and a passion for experimentation, and to train students in working in groups. The course has a theme:
Exploring architecture as material, color, light, and space. Within the theme of varying tasks from year to year, students use various methods to explore how material, color, and light can influence our experience of objects and spaces.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

Theme 1: Exploring architecture as material, color, light, and space.

- Explain how materials, colors, and light influence our perception of objects and spaces.
- Test experimental combinations of method and implementation.
- Organize and present conclusions and results from their studies of the course theme.
- Plan and implement a group study.

Content

The different themes of the course are addressed in lectures, reading, seminars, and practical exercises. Students are divided into work groups. The course concludes with each group presenting proposals for solutions for an assignment within the framework of the theme.

Organisation

The course is planned and led by a teaching team. The teaching team is responsible for the organization and content of the course.
Students are divided into work groups and are given guidance during the course.

Literature

A reading list will be provided at the start of the course.

Examination including compulsory elements

Students are evaluated on their participation in each part of the course. A passing grade requires active participation in and approved completion of all of the course assignments and experiments as outlined in a course memo. A passing grade also requires participation in the final critique or exhibition/installation.


Published: Wed 26 Feb 2020.