Course - Architectural Design with Light and Colours - AAR4620
AAR4620 - Architectural Design with Light and Colours
Examination arrangement: Work
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The course will have specific focus on the effects of light and colour in an architectural context; light in interiors and colours in exteriors. The first assignment consists of design and construction of an exhibition in full-scale in the room laboratory. The vertical light in architecture will be studied in the second assignment. The final assignment varies to reflect and respond to contemporary architectural challenges, i.e. infill project or building rehabilitation.
The course aims at giving students: Knowledge of architectural design of architectural rooms with focus on the coherence between function and aesthetics in design, natural/artificial light and colours. Skills in the design method of light distribution in room with the help of scale-models, photography of scale-models and preparation of colour outline. General competance in architectural design.
Learning methods and activities
The course will have varied forms of teaching, including lectures and seminars as well as model studies in the light laboratory and full-scale experiments in the room laboratory. Students will also design an individual architectural project.
Excursions can be arranged as part of the teaching of the course. The course leader will inform the students if the excursion is obligatory or optional at the start of the semester. Obligatory excursions will be free of cost for all students. Students who participate in optional excursions must expect to pay a small share of the expenses. For students who do not participate in optional excursions, an alternative will be offered.
Further on evaluation
For postponed evaluations based on project assignments a new or revised assignment in the course must be delivered within the deadline set by the course instructor.
Required previous knowledge
Completed three years basic courses in architecture, bachelor in architecture or equivalent. The course is based on the colour and form courses at NTNU. Students should also take the course AAR4850 Light and lighting in the same semester.
Credits: 15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: AUTUMN 2021
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2021-06-13
Language of instruction: English, Norwegian
- Architectural Design, Form and Colour Stuidies
Examination arrangement: Work
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- * 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.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"