AAR4360 - The Theory and History of Architecture B


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The historical development of cities with a special emphasise on city history from the industrialism till now. The subject gives in addition knowledge about the development of different theories of urban design and the history of garden and landscape planning as a support to the practical work with city-and town planning assignments.

Learning outcome


The candidate has ...
- basic knowledge about cities historical development. (especially focused on urban history from industrialization till today)
- basic knowledge of urban (planning) theories and its influence on urban development

- knowledge of the relationship between social and urban development and the city's form.

- basic knowledge of source search, reference usage and copyright in academic texts and documentation.


Candidates ...

- understand the connection between historical events and urban development / urban form.

- can put contemporary urban development in a historical perspective.

- can explain urban development phenomena through or with historical examples.

General competence

Candidates ...

- have an understanding of the development of the city and urban theories throughout the ages.

- takes independent responsibility for own learning and professional development.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, compendium as syllabus

Further on evaluation

You can register for a re-scheduled examination in the next exam period.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Architecture (MAAR)
Civil and Environmental Engineering (MTBYGG)
Physical Planning (MFYSPL)

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Town and Regional Planning
  • Architecture
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Architecture and Planning



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Written examination 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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