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Academic year
ARK079 - Nordic architecture  
Nordisk arkitektur
 
Syllabus adopted 2019-02-04 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPARC
4,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Fail
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Architecture
Department: 20 - ARCHITECTURE AND CIVIL ENGINEERING

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Teaching language: English
Application code: 05117
Open for exchange students: Yes
Maximum participants: 26
Only students with the course round in the programme plan

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0117 Written and oral assignments 4,5c Grading: TH   4,5c    

In programs

MPARC ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (compulsory elective)

Examiner:

Claes Caldenby

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Replaces

ARK076   Nordic architecture ARK077   Nordic architecture


Eligibility:


In order to be eligible for a second cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme that owns the course. (If the second cycle course is owned by a first cycle programme, second cycle entry requirements apply.)
Exemption from the eligibility requirement: Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling these requirements.

Course specific prerequisites

Qualification for the master programme.

Aim

This course gives an introduction to Nordic and especially Swedish architecture and town planning with emphasis on its social and cultural context.

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

At the completion of the course, each student should be able to describe some aspects of Nordic architecture, its conditions and character. Also to describe a number of Nordic architects and buildings and relate them to a cultural and historical context.

Content

The course introduces architecture from the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden). A selection of movements, buildings, projects and writings will be presented in national, inter-Nordic and international contexts and will be discussed in relation to tendencies of the time.

Organisation

The course is based on lectures, seminars, study visits and exercises.

Literature

Claes Caldenby (ed.), Sweden : 20th-century architecture. München: Prestel, 1998.
Kjeld Kjeldsen (ed.), New Nordic: architecture & identity. Humlebæk: Louisiana, 2012.
Nils-Ole Lund, Nordic architecture, Arkitektens forlag, 2008.

Examination including compulsory elements

To pass it is required to participate in an active way in the different course activities.


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