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Syllabus for

Academic year
ARK151 - Architectural competitions
 
Syllabus adopted 2012-02-22 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPARC
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Architecture
Department: 55 - ARCHITECTURE

The same eligibility requirements apply as to the programmme MPARC
Teaching language: English
Open for exchange students
Block schedule: X

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0108 Written and oral assignments 3,5 c Grading: TH   3,5 c    
0208 Project 4,0 c Grading: TH   4,0 c    

In programs

MPARC ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (compulsory)
MPDSD DESIGN FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)

Examiner:

Konstnärlig professor  Gert Wingårdh
Professor  Sten Gromark


Replaces

ARK150   Architectural competitions

Course evaluation:

http://document.chalmers.se/doc/9193a484-c207-4996-86c6-ce6402de2e75


Eligibility:

For single subject courses within Chalmers programmes the same eligibility requirements apply, as to the programme(s) that the course is part of.

Course specific prerequisites

Qualification for the master programme.

Aim

- The course intends to develop individual skills and readiness for independent participation in architectural competitions.
- The course will provide insights, reflections and discussions on the history of architectural competitions and provide an overview of current types and conditions of the architectural competitions in different national contexts through a number of lectures also on competition strategies by experienced architects and jury members.
- The course comprises exercises in graphical and oral presentation techniques as well as information on the preparation of video visualization and computer animation.

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

- independently conduct an interpretation of a common brief or alternatively a professional advanced competition brief and the following delivery of requested material such as poster presentation with appropriate drawings, illustrations and models.

Literature

- 'Architectural Competitions' (2009) Nordic Journal of Architectural Research No 2/3, 2009.
- Arkitekttävlingar 2007-2010, (2010) Sveriges Arkitekter (Swedish Association of Architects)
- CONDITIONS/NO (2010): 'The Future of Competitions', issue #7/2010
- Current competition briefs together with Wernstedt Sketch brief of the year.
- Dreams and comp(L)eted projects - 130 years of Finnish Architectural Competitions, (2006) SAFA exhibition
- Europan 10 Result Book Sweden x 4 Result book, (2010) Stockholm, E. Wingquist & A. Johansson, eds.
- Europan 7 Result Book, Helsinki 2004, Antti Pirhonen, ed.

Examination

Completed delivery of competition entry to the Wernstedt Sketch, Hans Eek Competition or other relevant student or professional international competition like Europan together with a debriefing seminar after competition final results have been announced.


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