AAR4365 - City and Town Planning


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination and Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 1/3 7 days
Approved exercises 2/3

Course content

The course will give knowledge in developing sustainable conceptual urban design proposals as well as urban planning strategies. Methods for various analysis of urban settings and landscapes are a part of the course. In addition there will be a focus on the formal Norwegian planning process. Space, form/ typologies and functions as well as representation techniques are of importance.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The course gives the students general knowledge of a cities parts and functions. Give basic knowledge about landscape; build environment, and urban reality. Emphasize on urban design qualities and use of typologies and show how these can be a part of an overall master plan Ability: Basic knowledge and ability in urban design and physical planning tools. General competence: the course gives students a general competence in understanding the fast changing reality (physical and economic)in cities and urban spaces.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, literature, workshops, teaching, group work, single work.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Exercises and exam must be passed to pass the whole subject.

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

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Architecture (MAAR)
Architecture (SAA1)

Required previous knowledge

The students must successfully have ended Architecture 1,2,3 and 4 or similar

Course materials

Compendium, texts, lecture notes;


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Home examination and Work

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 1/3
Summer UTS Home examination 1/3
Autumn ORD Approved exercises 2/3
Summer UTS Approved exercises 2/3
  • * 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.