Department of Design & Architecture

Architecture BA

2020 - 2021

Curriculum

Study Structure

1. yr Fall
Initiation
ALL111-05H / 5 ECTS
S
MC
Architecture and
Methodology I

ARK101-11H/ 11 ECTS
S
MC
International Architectural
History

HFR160-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Concepts and theories I
HFR161-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Architecture Drawing
VER118-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
prent/tré/laser/ljósmyndun
VER124-04H / 4 ECTS
T
MC
1. yr Spring
Architecture and
Methodology II

ARK103-10H / 10 ECTS
S
MC
Design - Process and
Realisation

ARK101-08H / 8 ECTS
S
MC
Concepts and theories II
HFR261-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
The History of Architecture
HFR101-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
CAD I
VER130-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
Programs for Architects
VER260-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
2. yr Fall
Urban LAB
ARK200-18H / 18 ECTS
S
MC
Concepts and theories I
HFR265-04H / 4 ECTS 
TH
MC
Design and Environment
HFR264-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Modelmaking for Architects
VER204-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
Mapping and Visualization
VER229-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
2. yr Spring
Dialog
SAMT002S / 2 ECTS
S
MC
Community
ALL200-03H / 3 ECTS
S
MC
Urban Making
ARK201-13H / 13 ECTS
S
MC
Building Science
HFR220-02H / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
The History of Architecture
in Iceland

HFR101-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Concepts and theories I
HFR265-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Modelmaking
VER280-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
3. yr Fall
Man made environment
at a juncture

ARK30-16H / 16 ECTS
S
MC
Research
ARK303-02H / 2 ECTS
S
MC
Thesis Preparation
BAH300-00H / 0 ECTS
TH
MC
Final Thesis
BAH350-08H / 8 ECTS
TH
MC
Design and Society
HFR361-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
3. yr Spring
Portfolio
ALL303-02H / 2 ECTS
S
MC
BA Project
ARK300-22H / 22 ECTS
S
MC
Final Project-Analysis
HFR323-02H / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Design and Society
HFR340-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC

 

 

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge                                                                            

The student possesses knowledge within the field of architecture. This implies that the student:

  • Has knowledge of theories, concepts and methods used in architecture. 
  • Has basic knowledge of the professional environment of architects. 
  • Has insight and understanding to approach subjects in architecture in an individual manner. 
  • Has understanding of the ideology and concepts on which construction is based. 
  • Knows the basics in search and information technology. ​

Skills

The student is able to use the methods and procedures of the field of architecture. This implies that the student:

  • Can take a critical stance on information and methods. 
  • Has adopted critical vision of their own works and those of others. 
  • Is able to participate in critical discourse in architecture and construction. 
  • Can make decisions and provide a rationale for these on professional grounds. 
  • Has technique and skill to work independently and systematically on subjects within architecture. 
  • Has learnt to adopt broadmindedness and originality in their thinking. 
  • Is able to independently assess ideas used. 
  • Has adopted enquiring and varied working methods and daring in execution. 
  • Is able to utilise the technology and equipment that serves the field. 

Competences

The student is able to utilise her/his knowledge and proficiency for work and/or for further studies. This implies that the student:

  • Has the independence and communication skills to actively participate in collaborations and lead working groups.
  • Can work independently and systematically, set goals, select appropriate methods, produce a project/work plan and adhere to it.
  • Is capable of interpreting and presenting their subjects and outcomes clearly in speech and in writing.
  • Can communicate their ideas through their own works.
  • Can communicate their skills, ideas and knowledge to different groups in different circumstances.
  • Has cultivated their imagination for independent creativity and/or unconventional approaches and utilise this in their work.
  • Has developed independent working methods for further study in their field.

 

TH Theory
T Technical Practices
S Studio Practices
MC Mandatory Course
E Elective Course

Previous years

Study Structure

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