DCC Danish Architecture and Urban Design
Danish Architecture and Urban Design is a course offered in English for international students. In Denmark, architecture is seen as a much wider practice than merely the art of making buildings. The course provides an overview of Danish architecture, urban design, and planning over the last 100 years, with particular emphases on life-centred and human-centred perspectives on architecture and the built environment. Excursions and self-guided field studies to see and experience examples of the architecture and planning are important elements of this lecture course. Examples of architecture with Nordic approaches to the planning and design of the physical environment will be presented and discussed. Culture, climate, scale, and inclusivity are important elements in the way the Nordic Welfare States and the profession have been dealing with the international tendencies, as they are translated into local settings. These aspects and many other socio-spatial qualities will be unfolded and deliberated across the duration of the course.
NB: This Danish Architecture and Urban Design course does not directly overlap the course material covered in the Danish Design course. It is thus completely suitable to enroll in both courses in the same semester, if so desired.
Name of Exam: HDCB01121E Danish Architecture and Urban Design
Danish Culture Courses
Lectures, class teaching, excursions and self-guided field studies
Reader with all required literature will be available online on Absalon as well as additional optional reading
The course is only offered to exchange and fee-paying guest students at the University of Copenhagen.
Registration through Mobility Online.
Fee-paying (DK/EU/EEA/Swiss citizens) please see: Guest programmes – University of Copenhagen (ku.dk)
- 15 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Type of assessment details
- Written take-home assignment with an optional subject following
active class participation. 11-15 standard pages.
The active class participation consists of an approved synopsis 2-3 standard pages.
Retake in case of non-approved active class participation consists of a written take-home assignment with an optional subject. 16-20 standard pages.
- All aids allowed
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
Single subject courses (day)
- Class Instruction
- Exam Preparation
- Course number
- 15 ECTS
- Programme level
See link under Timetable (after May 1st)
- Study Board of Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
- SAXO-Institute - Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
- Faculty of Humanities
- Lars Gemzøe (6-767275333738426a776f306d7730666d)
Lars Gemzøe, Courtney Coyne-Jensen et al.
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