AAR4215 - Site Planning


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Group assignment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Group assignment 100/100

Course content

The course introduces developing of zoning plans according to the Planning and Building Act. Teaching provides knowledge on site analyses, urban design of buildings and public spaces, infrastructure for transport and the planning process concerning different actors roles in cooperation and participation processes.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The candidate has thorough knowledge on principles applied in the development of planning documents in the context of the Norwegian planning system. Skills: The candidate can develop and discuss a proposal for a planning task, prepare analyses that support a proposed plan, establish presentations, and can handle planning tools that are applied in the Norwegian planning system. Candidates can cooperate and produce in an interdisciplinary process. General qualifications: The candidate can solve planning tasks in different contexts and under varying premises and can communicate well in interdisciplinary cooperation processes.

Learning methods and activities

Exercises in groups, lectures and excursions.

Further on evaluation

The group assignment counts 100% for the final grade in the course. You can register for a re-scheduled delivery of the group assignment in the next exam period.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Architecture (MAAR)
Civil and Environmental Engineering (MTBYGG)
Facility Management (MEIENDOM)
Geography (MGEOG)
Physical Planning (MFYSPL)
Urban Ecological Planning (MSA1)

Required previous knowledge

Minimum Bachelor's degree or its equivalent

Course materials

Information will be provided at the start of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIA4010 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Architecture and Planning


Examination arrangement: Written examination and work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Work 50/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn UTS School exam 50/100 A INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates

Examination arrangement: Group assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Group assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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