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.
Schedule: 20.04.2021 - 25.05.2021
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Martin Relander
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Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
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
Participation in briefing, tutoring sessions, project/practical assignment and presentation of the results
5 cr = 135 h
Briefing, reviews and lecturing sessions 20h
Evaluation and feedback 4h
Individual or small group tutoring 15h
Independent work 82h
Learning diary 10h
Reading list will be announced in the beginning of the course
Substitutes for Courses
The course replaces SARK-E5019 Street Furniture. Interchangeable with another thematic cross-disciplinary course in Interior Architecture MA.
The students should have the capability of independent work in the project. Former experience in wood and metal workshops is demanded.