ARK200 Architecture and Sustainability III

Credits (ECTS):10

Course responsible:Leif Daniel Houck

Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås

Teaching language:Norsk

Course frequency:yearly

Teaching and exam period:Spring semester

About this course

Architectural and environmental design of buildings with medium complexity. The course sets a special focus on building with massive wooden elements (CLT).

Based on the courses Architecture and Sustainability I and II the focus shifts to complex projects, for example a multi-family housing project. Central elements of the course will be site analysis, architectural concept, sustainable design and detailing. The course teaches basic knowledge of the Norwegian building code (TEK17) with special focus on universal design. The course is based on practical experience in CAD-programs (f.eks. ArchiCAD) which is subject of earlier courses (ARK110).

Learning outcome

The course will teach the students to design an architectural project of medium complexity based on site analysis, program and principles of sustainability.
  • Lectures, practical assignments, supervised project-work in groups and project presentation.
  • Supervision in groups is given in the scheduled ours.
  • Assignments during the course and semester project. The semester project contains of a project report and oral presentation.

    Portfolio Grading: Letter grades