|Scope details||6 Credits|
|Level of study||Syklus 2|
|Language of instruction||Norwegian|
Passed foundation level courses (Bachelor in Architecture)
The first part of the course consists of lectures and discussions on various wooden building techniques and construction types.
Parallel with this, the students build models of construction principles, and write a scientific essay about a relevant topic.
Course literature and discussions form an important basis for both the essay and the model studies.
The assignments must be submitted before the last week of the course, and they shall be presented and discussed in plenary.
The last week is very intensive and important on this course. Then we build a timber framed building in full scale
The course aims to enhance the students' understanding of Norwegian wooden buildings and building techniques, and enable them to:
- Identifying buildings in relation to a relevant cultural and technical context.
- Explain the building's construction and crafts.
- Apply their knowledge by participating in the construction of a timber framed building in full scale.
- Write a short essay with scientific references on a relevant technical topic.
Working and learning activities
Lectures and discussions
Building of a construction model.
Writing of a scientific essay.
Construction of a timber framed building in full scale.
Mandatory work requirements
|Work requirements||Number||Number of approved||Mandatory presence||Comment|
Lectures, discussions and 5 days workshop
Full scale building of timber frame
|Assessment||Date||Duration||Grade scale||Oral examination|
|Prosessvurdering underveis||Individual||Pass / Fail||33|
participation on lectures and discussions
|Prosjektoppgave||Group||5 days||Pass / Fail||33|
Workshop - building in full scale
|Semesteroppgave||Individual||Pass / Fail||33|
Scientific essay and model studies
Reading lists / teaching materials
Schjeldrup, Helge og Nils Georg Brekke. Hus på vestkysten gjennom 4000 år. Bergen/Stavanger 1997
Storsletten, Ola. En arv i tre : de norske stavkirkene. hovedfotograf Yasuo Sakuma. Oslo : Aschehoug, c1993.