Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Basic knowledge of theory in digital architecture and understanding of fundamental concepts like computation and system; in addition, practise in scientific writing and the extraction of information from texts.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 10.09.2020 - 15.10.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Toni Kotnik

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Toni Kotnik

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    This seminar-like course is an introduction into theoretical aspects of digital architecture and its influence on architectural conceptions. The course is based on readings of important texts and discussion of them. In addition, short weekly writings on the given texts are required.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Regular attendance and active participation at the discussions is required. The grading is based on the active participation (80%), the quality of the weekly writing (20%). The grading is based on the following scheme:

    5: outstanding (exceeds expectations)

    4: very good (fulfils all expectations)

    3: good (only minor shortcomings)

    2: satisfying (major shortcomings in some areas)

    1: acceptable (major shortcomings in almost all areas but meets minimum level)

    0: not acceptable (major shortcomings in almost all areas)

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    For 3 cr the total workload is 81 hrs consisting of discussions (16 hrs), writing exercises (15 hrs), and independent study (50 hrs). Optinal writing exercise (workload: 54 hr) can be used to gain additional 3cr.


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Readings will be made available online (MyCourses)

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Completed Bachelor degree