BYGG2363 - Architectural aesthetics and quality of place


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 14 days

Course content

The focus of this subject is aesthetic quality of the built environment and surrounding landscape. Basic introduction to subjects such as place analysis, buildings and space, light and colour, cultural heritage, building code, aesthetics in planning and building processes.

Learning outcome

Knowledge of architectural aesthetics and qualities of place. Knowledge of architectural history and urbanism. Knowledge of planning and projecting. Knowledge of professional concepts and building code. Skills: Describe aesthetic tools and perform aesthetic evaluation. Analyze characteristic aesthetic traits in the built environment. General competence: Perceive and describe aesthetic properties in the built environment. Understand the importance of place analysis. Understand how planning and building processes may influence aestethic properties of the built environment.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, videoes, literature study, assignments, tutoring. May be arranged as an online course if needed.

Compulsory assignments

  • Set of assignemnts

Further on evaluation

Set of assignments

Off campus exam

Course materials

Announced at course startup.

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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Highway Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 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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