Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), 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.


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.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 20.04.2021 - 25.05.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Martin Relander

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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:

    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 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

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

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    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 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Reading list will be announced in the beginning of the course

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course replaces SARK-E5019 Street Furniture. Interchangeable with another thematic cross-disciplinary course in Interior Architecture MA.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

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



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