Course - Building Materials.The caracter, application and aesthetic of materials - AAR4910
AAR4910 - Building Materials.The caracter, application and aesthetic of materials
Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021
Knowledge about the character, the application and the aesthetics of construction materials.
1. Character : Structure, durability, strength, tactility, and expression.
2. Application : Treatment, detailing, economy, use of resourses and FED.Consequences related to energy - and environtment friendly construction.
3. Working methods where knowledge and understanding of materials are central in the creative process to find architectonical implications.
To give a base of understanding and knowledge for each one.
This in a way that one strengtens the ability to make concious decisions and to be operational in the working process.
Learning methods and activities
Method : There will be study work in different groups of 2 students during the course. Each group will focus on one single material and study various qualities from it. To learn ways to apply knowledge, there will also be small project works.
In addition, each one is obliged to share their knowledge with the rest of the course members.
After the course a textbook with the materials from the period will be published. Lessons will be given in English if some international students follow the course. Teaching as self studies and in a consentrated period of 3 weeks in April/Mai ( 5 days a week).
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Required previous knowledge
Completed three years basic courses in architecture, bachelor in architecture or equivalent.
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Language of instruction: English
Department with academic responsibility
Department of Architecture and Technology
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