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Academic year
ARK150 - Architectural competitions
 
Owner: MPARC
7,5 Credits
Grading: UG - Fail, pass
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Architecture
Department: 55 - ARCHITECTURE


Teaching language: English

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 No Sp
0107 Written and oral assignments 4,0 c Grading: UG   4,0 c    
0207 Written and oral assignments 3,5 c Grading: UG   3,5 c    

In programs

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

Examiner:

Professor  Sten Gromark
Professor  Claes Caldenby



Eligibility:

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

Aim

- The course intends to develop individual skills and readiness for independent participation in architectural competitions.
- The course will present deepened knowledge on the history of architectural competitions and provide an overview of current types and conditions of the architectural competition through a number of lectures.
- 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

- Waern, Rasmus, 1996, Tävlingarnas tid. Arkitekttävlingarnas betydelse i borgerlighetens Sverige. Chalmers arkitektur [diss.]
- Current competition briefs together with Wernstedt Sketch brief of the year.
- Competition Manual, 2006, Birkhäuser
- Europan 7 Result Book, Helsinki 2004, Antti Pirhonen, ed.
- Architectural Competitions, 1999, PM Association of Swedish Architects
- Tostrup, Elisabeth, 1999, Architecture and Rhetoric. Text and Design in Architectural Competitions, Andreas Papadakis Publisher.

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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