Course - Timber Structures B - AAR4885
AAR4885 - Timber Structures B
Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021
Central themes are wooden architecture, site analysis, form, space, the properties of wooden materials, chemical and mechanical protection of wooden materials, static priciples of timber structures and their influence on the architectural expression.
The course gives the students knowledge in wood as a building material and the structural function of traditional and modern timber joints.
Students develop skills in the use of this knowledge in architectural design.
General knowledge is developed through the study of precedents.
Learning methods and activities
The course gives the student knowledge through seminars and workshops. An excursion is a part of the course. Evaluation is based on a essay.The course gives the students knowleledge in "integral approach" as a model for handeling complex matters. Excursions are voluntary.
- Presentation in seminars
Further on evaluation
Essay forms the basis for evaluation. It is not possible to file a complaint against the assesment of the compulsory activities as there is no letter grade for these assessments.
You can register for a re-scheduled examination in the next exam period
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:
Required previous knowledge
Completed three years basic courses in architecture, bachelor in architecture or equivalent. The course is connected with AAR4565 timber Structures A and will be taken in combination with this.
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Language of instruction: English
Department with academic responsibility
Department of Architecture and Technology
- * 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"