Credits: 10

Schedule: 07.01.2020 - 18.02.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Pentti Kareoja

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Students are working on a real project with a real timetable. They learn to manage design process and group-working skills.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The spatial atmosphere is examined as an elaborate experience of many senses. The materiality, light and sound are considered as valuable elements of spatial design. The logics and traditions of these elements are introduced and the development and research for new interventions are encouraged through workshop experiments.

The main emphasis will be on the atmospheric dimensions in space.

We will get a more thorough understanding of each of these essential dimensions of an architectural space. They are: materiality, light, colour, sound and world of details.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Assisted project work.

The work will be assisted by lectures, tutoring and reading list.

Project based course in four phases: Materiality, Detailing, Equipping and Final Design

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact hours: Lectures, group work, tutoring and presentations, critics 70 h, project work 200 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Varying and depending of the project, will be given at the beginning of the project.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is mainly for spatial designers, the projects are going to be always in team work and it will demand you full time of attendance and commitment. In case your background is different and you want to participate you are welcome but please note that you need some practical skills spatial design, like: production of technical drawings and presentation techniques. Model making Autocad, Photoshop some 3d renderings etc.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

24 student max. Students are selected in the order of registration. Priority to Interior Architecture MA students or minor students.


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