AAR4692 - Experimental Practice B


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

This course is a 7,5 SP theory course, closely connected to the architectural design course AAR4612 Experimental Practice A (15sp) and is mandatory for students enrolled that course. It is also open to other students as well.

Architectural theory and its implementation in architecture and in ideas about architecture, as seen in conjunction with the design course AAR4612 Experimental Practice A. In particular, the course discusses the overlap of artistic and architectural rationalities through the examination of examples from architecture and art.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: Knowledge on how architectural theory has influenced practice and contextualization of critical thinking in an expanded field of architectural thinking

Skills: To reflect critically on theory of architecture, how and where and to what extent these theories have been implemented, to be able to argue coherently and critically for and about advanced architectural concepts. The ability to gather, analyze, contextualize, and compare arguments.

General competence: The candidate takes independent responsibility for learning and professional development and is able to apply knowledge in new fields. The candidate is able to reflect critically and ethically on architectural work, create new frameworks for understanding and relate professional competence and commitment to important societal issues.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars, reading lists, essays, written reflection on projects

The teacher will inform students at the start of the semester if there will be a voluntary excursion. Students who participate in voluntary excursions will be expected to pay an individual sum. Students who choose not to participate in the voluntary excursion will be offered an alternative teaching plan.

Further on evaluation

Postponed examinations are usually scheduled for the next regular exam period.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Architecture (MAAR)
Architecture (MAAR2)

Required previous knowledge

Minimum three years of basic courses in architecture, BA in Architecture or equivalent.

The course must be taken in combination with AAR4612 Experimental practice A.

Course materials

Examples from art and architecture, articles and book lists

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
AAR4909 7.5 AUTUMN 2022
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Architecture- and Design History
  • Architectural Theory
  • Architecture
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Architecture and Technology


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS 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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