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 aim is to provide an understanding of the basics of exhibition architecture and new methods of presentation. Students gain an understanding of the objectives and opportunities of exhibition architecture through examples and their own design work.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 04.03.2021 - 08.04.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Pentti Kareoja

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation):

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

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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:

    On the course, students learn about different methods of expression in exhibition architecture through examples. They also extend their knowledge and skills regarding the various technical possibilities of exhibition architecture, from lighting to multimedia and moving image.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures, joint workshops, independent work on a personal design project, presentation.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    5 cr = 135 hours

    Lectures / contact teaching 55 h

    Tasks / independent work 65 h

    Presentations 15 h


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Material presented in lectures and required literature

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course replaces courses SARK-E5020 Exhibition Design and SARK-E5003 Personal Project.



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