Architectural Building Planning 7.5 Credits

Arkitektonisk byggnadsprojektering
Second cycle, F7007B
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2017 Sp 2 - Present
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Syllabus established
by Eva Gunneriusson 14 Mar 2012

Last revised
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 06 Nov 2017

Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

P0007B Byggprojektledning and F0012B Conceptual Design or corresponding courses.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim

The goal of the course is to understand, manage and discuss complex concepts used in the construction process in project management stage and be able to design a building with respect to regulatory requirements and understand the importance of details to the whole.

 Knowledge about

·         Project management process in implementation stage

·         How regulatory requirements, technology and economy affect the architect's creative work

 Understanding of

·         What are the factors that affect the construction economy (/financing of construction)

·         How BIM is used as a planning tool

  Skill and ability to

·         Building design based on previous construction program

·         Develop solutions that meet the official requirements of the building permit stage

·         Perform daylight studies and calculate solar heating loads for a dwelling and propose a design that meets set requirements

·         Use Building Information Model (BIM)

·         Planning building permit documents

·         The project is part of a construction document and demonstrates knowledge of how a construction document as a whole is designed

·         Motivate choices based on a functional, aesthetic, technical, economic and sustainable perspective and reflect upon its consequences.


The course applies the aggregated content of the previous courses undertaken by the students, into a design project in the implementation stage. The project work pertains to complex buildings containing several functions that provide different requirements for building design.

The course will be carried out through lectures and tutorials along with assignment seminars.


Written and oral presentation of individual project work during practice sessions and final presentation. 80% attendance at lectures and tutorials with supervision and mandatory attendance at seminars and presentations of project work.

Josefina Nordmark

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2017 Sp 2 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
”Bostadens omätbara värden” Nylander Ola, Forshed Kjell
HSB, 2011

”Byggnaden som system”, Enno Abel, Arne Elmroth.
Studentlitteratur 2016, ISBN 9789144115887

”Vad, När, Hur och av Vem”, Hans Ottosson .
Svensk Byggtjänst, utg 2 2015, ISBN 9789173336901

”Arkitektens handbok”
Studentlitteratur 2017, ISBN 9789144118673

AMA: ”Bygglitteratur Svensk Byggtjänst”

BBR (Canvas)

ABK 09 (Canvas)

SS 914221:2006 ”Byggnadsutformning”
SS 021054 ”Area och volym för husbyggnader”

Kan tillkomma artiklar som delas ut under kursens gång.

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

0004Construction document with financials4.0TG G U 3 4 5
0005Construction document3.5TG G U 3 4 5

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.