BYGG2261 - Area planning and digital modeling


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours B

Course content

- planning process
- planning as shaping and management tools
- the levels of administration
- municipal decision-making processes
- municipal land and resource management
- impact assessment
- universal design
- aesthetics in planning and construction matters
- data base for digital plans
- digital area planning
- production of digital plan data
- ethical dilemmas that may arise in the area planning
- environmental and climate impact

Learning outcome

- central and current topics and issues within the planning profession
- the basis for the development of cities and towns in Norway
-the administrative and political level of administration and decision-making in Norway
- basic theories and methods and concepts in the field of planning
- laws, standards and supervisors that apply to the subject area
- on the ethical and environmental challenges of the disciplines
- regulations, standards and guidelines for the preparation of digital area plans

- apply professional knowledge within practical and theoretical issues
- perform registration and analysis work in connection with planning and investigation tasks
- perform simple planning tasks according to the Planning and Building Act
- prepare and produce an area plan in digital form in accordance with current regulations
- - present digital plan data using digital tools

General competence:
- Understand the construction and use of digital terrain models and digital GIS tools in physical planning and visualization
- use professional sources, professional methods, relevant laws and regulations for planning
- search, process and evaluate information critically
- master the discipline's standards for documentation

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and practice with supervision.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatorisk arbeidskrav

Further on evaluation

Compulsory work requirements:
- 3-5 compulsory exercises / assignments must be approved for admission to the exam.
- Mandatory attendance at first lecture.

Specific conditions

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:
Civil Engineering (BIBYG-F)
Civil Engineering (BIBYGG)
Geomatics (BIGEOMAT)

Required previous knowledge

Admission requirements for Bachelor of Engineering

Course materials

Announced at the start of the course.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Highway Engineering
  • Town and Regional Planning
  • Map subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 B 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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