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AAR4845 - Landscape Analysis

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and work
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 50/100 4 hours D
Work 50/100

Course content

The course will provide an introduction to landscape analysis and analysis of the natural environment on the basis of ecological, resource and visual conditions. GIS (Geographical Information Systems) will be used as a tool in landscape analysis. The course will also focus on analysis and design of the green structure and landscape in cities and towns in a strategic level.

Learning outcome

Knowledge; The candidate - has basic knowledge about ecologically based landscape planning and analysis of the different aspects of landscape as basis for sustainable city planning.

The candidate has a good understanding of the topics blue-green structures, natures diversity, the visual landscape values, recreation and climate on a principle level.

Rules for the nature and park areas in a Zoning plan according to The Planning Act.

Skills: The candidate has a good understanding of the use of landscape values in sustainable physical planning.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars, group work and computer exercises

The teaching contains lectures about the relevant aspects of landscape in sustainable physical planning. The topics area nature diversity, cultural landscape, visual landscape, recreation, hydrologi and local climate. The exercises will be using knowledge based information from national data bases to analyse and discuss. As part of the work the students will make a design of a green structure for a case town.

Lectures with actual topics and projects will add references to the case study. The students will be organized in groups.

National guidelines and methods will be tools used to perform the case study.

Further on evaluation

The exercise counts 50% towards the final grade in the course. Both exercises and written exam must be passed to pass the course. You can register for a re-scheduled examination in the next exam period.When exercises have been passed, grading will be valid for 1,5 years and might be included for a re-scheduled exam.

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

Minimum Bachelor's degree or its equivalent

Course materials

Information will be given at the start of the course

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Information Systems
  • Architecture
  • Landscape Planning
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Architecture and Planning

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination and work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD School exam 50/100 D 2022-12-21 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Work 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS School exam 50/100 D 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.
Examination

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