Course - Aesthetics and Practice in Architecture - AAR4909
AAR4909 - Aesthetics and Practice in Architecture
Lessons are not given in the academic year 2023/2024
Architectural theory and its implementation in architecture or in ideas about architecture and speculative projects as seen in conjunction with subject AAR4611 Making is Thinking. In particular the course discusses the overlap of artistic and architectural rationalities through the examination of examples from architecture and art
Knowledge of: how architectural theory has influenced practice, contextualisation 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 theorys have been implemented, to be able to argue coherently and critically for and about advanced architectural concepts. The ability to gather, analyse, contextualise, and compare arguments.
The candidate:- takes independent responsibility for her own learning and professional development and is able to apply her knowledge in new fields.- is able to reflect critically and ethically on her own architectural work, create new frameworks for understanding- relates her professional competence and commitment to important societal issues.
Learning methods and activities
Lectures, seminars, reading lists, essays, written reflection on projects
Further on evaluation
Postponed examinations are usually scheduled for the next regular exam period.
Required previous knowledge
Completed at least 3 years basic courses in architecture, Bachelor in Architecture or equivalent.The course is mandatory for students in course AAR4611 Making is Thinking, but is open to other students as well.
Examples from art and architecture, articles and book lists
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Language of instruction: English, Norwegian
- Architecture- and Design History
- Architectural Theory
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"