Credits: 5

Schedule: 14.04.2020 - 19.05.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Martin Relander

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course gives the students an introduction to the concept of street furniture and their use in public space, especially in an urban environment.

The students will study and understand the special conditions and requirements that street furniture are submitted. They will study the relationship between furniture and the architectural urban space as well as the human scale. During the course students will design a piece of furniture using various materials and manufacturing techniques destined to a given use and location.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Design and working methods includes, a research in the field of public space, sketching, model making, drafting working drawings and making scale models in scales from 1:5 to 1:1, as well as prototype making in scale 1:1.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Participation in briefing, tutoring sessions, project/practical assignment and presentation of the results

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

5 cr = 135 h

Excursions 4h

Briefing, reviews and lecturing sessions 20h

Evaluation and feedback 4h

Individual or small group tutoring 15h

Independent work 82h

Learning diary 10h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Reading list will be announced in the beginning of the course

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The students should have the capability of independent work in the project. Former experience in wood and metal workshops is demanded.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


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