The course investigates the relationship between users and architecture. The course explores and develops an understanding of global tendencies in architecture and urban planning by mapping different aspects of an urban context.
The project work is based on the mapping of user activity and spatial networks in an urban environment. Through this method, the relation between urban development and inhabitants are investigated and recorded at multiple scales.
The investigations and recordings form the basis for the interpretation and design of new social and cultural architectural proposals that can improve the existing situation within the local urban development. Through this process the students explore the roles the architect can play within complex urban contexts.
This course contains occasions that are included in a degree programme at Umeå university and applies only to those of you who are admitted to the programme. You will recieve information about application times and what applies to you from your institution.