Housing Design, 6 credits
Bostadsplanering, 6 högskolepoäng
Course Syllabus for students Autumn 2019
|Confirmed by:||Dean Apr 6, 2018
|Valid From:||Aug 1, 2018
|Education Cycle:||Basic level
|Main field of study:||Civil Engineering
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
After completing the course, the student shall:
Knowledge and understanding
-display knowledge of housing production as a societal process, from initial concept to design of the built environment
-display knowledge of Swedish and Western history of housing, from an architectural, technical and social perspective
-display knowledge of the Swedish legislation and standards on housing
Skills and abilities
-demonstrate the ability to make a design proposal for a multi-family housing project, including functional, legislative, technical and aesthetic aspects
-demonstrate the ability to make presentational drawings, comparable to a building permit application
Judgement and approach
-demonstrate the ability to identify, analyze and evaluate aspects on housing, supporting a sustainable development
The course gives the student basic knowledge in housing planning and design, based on technical and qualitative aspects, with respect to legislation and standards, supporting a sustainable development.
-The history of housing from a Swedish and Western perspective
-Typologies of multi-family housing
-Qualitative aspects of housing design, focusing on floor plan solutions
-Aspects of sustainability relevant for housing
-Legislation and standards on Swedish housing design
-Project work and presentation
-Graphic presentation techniques, the ability to produce, read and analyze drawings
Type of instruction
Lectures, project work, field trip.
The teaching is conducted in English.
General entry requirements and completed courses in BIM Project 1, Modelling and Presentation, 6 credits and Building Materials and Building Technology 1, 7,5 credits (or the equivalent).
Examination and grades
The course is graded 5,4,3 or Fail .
The course consists of two mandatory tasks: Project work (individual) , and written exam.
The final grade of the course is based upon a balanced set of assessments. The final grade will only be issued after satisfactory completion of all assessments.
Registration of examination:
|Name of the Test||Value||Grading
|Written exam||1 credit||5/4/3/U
|Project work||5 credits||5/4/3/U
The literature is preliminary until one month before the course starts.
Regler, kvalitet, kostnader och exempel för flerbostadshus
Publisher: Boverket 2003
SIS Svensk standard (available at the university library)
SS 914221:2006 "Byggnadsutformning - Bostäder – Invändiga mått"
SS 914222:2006 "Byggnadsutformning - Bostäder - Funktionsplanering"
BBR (latest available version) chapter 3, 5 och 6
Bostaden och kunskapen (only Swedish students)
Author: Antologi, Arkus i samarbete med Formas, Boverket m.fl.
ISBN-nummer: 978-91-973 626-7-2
Bostadsbestämmelser (only Swedish students)
Författare: Hans Örnehall
Förlag: Svensk Byggtjänst
ISBN: Latest available edition.
Architecture of the home (exchange students only)
Author: Ola Nylander
Year of publication: 2002