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Development project- Climate adaptation 7.5 Credits

Utvecklingsprojekt - klimatanpassning
Second cycle, F7013B
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2015 Sp 2 - Autumn 2016 Sp 2
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Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

The course F7009B Climatic conditions or equivalent basic knowledge of climate and course F7006B climate, landscape and buildings, or equivalent knowledge of the relationship climate and development and the course F7011B Climate and Human Activity, or equivalent knowledge of the relationship between humans and climate.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim
Knowledge of:
• Planning and construction for the reducing the impacts of climate change.
• The possibility of using the positive experiences of seasonal climate variations to adapt buildings and the built environment.
• Working with resilience: the ability to respond to changes in climate conditions.
• Computer software for calculation / simulation of climatic conditions and design of urban and architectural forms.
Ability to:
• Apply knowledge of people's outdoor and indoor environments in different climatic conditions.
• Work in urban planning or building construction projects, and show examples of meeting people's needs and preferences in relation to climate change.
• Develop a qualified project within given resource limits.
• Design a planning project or building objects taking into account the demands of society on social, economic and ecological sustainability.
• Present findings to audiences outside the university, both in writing and orally.
• Interact in groups with different compositions.

Application of knowledge and skills, dedicated in previous courses in the master's program Climate sensitive planning and building

Integrated group task
The course is implemented as an application of the knowledge students have acquired in each specialization. Application is through participation in the planning, development and design of a concrete planning project or construction project. Students participate in the course with his\her alignment professional basis as input and will be working with a planning project or construction that students will face in their future careers. The work is done in groups with a group leader. Each group will have a supervisor from the university. The project is also supported by external trainers with professional experience.

An integrated project assignment included in the course. Supervisor for each group is responsible for the rating of the group's performance in consultation with the examiner of the course. For a final grade active participation in and attendance at seminars with reviews and the final presentation of the project is required.

Agatino Rizzo

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2013 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Literature is selected in consultation with the supervisor.

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

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Syllabus established
by Eva Gunneriusson 07 Feb 2013

Last revised
by Eva Gunneriusson 18 Aug 2015