Swedish Research School in Architecture
Approaches - Methods for knowledge (co)production in architectural research and practice
March - June 2015
The ResArc PhD course Approaches: Methods for knowledge (co)production in architectural research and practice will be devoted to an introduction and to training in research skills. The focus will be put on the research methodologies characteristic for the fields of Architecture and Design with emphasis on the use of transdisciplinary approach to knowledge production.
The two first modules (5 hec), will address various approaches to knowledge (co)production for conscious research design. The third module (2,5 hec) addresses PhD students interested in critical analysis of the methodology used by them or their colleagues.
Module 1: Modes of Knowledge Production and research strategies (March 25, 26, 27)
Module 2: Research Design for knowledge (co)production (April 27, 28, 29)
Module 3: Assessing Research Strategies - Reviewing a Doctoral Thesis (June 1, 2, 3)
The course takes place at School of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology. Course leader is Krystyna Pietrzyk (Krystyna.Pietrzyk [at] chalmers.se) and deadline for registration is Monday the 23th of February 2015.
For more info and application instructions, see the course description (pdf).
Dissertation: Utopology – A Re-Interrogation of the Utopian in Architecture
ResArc student Fredrik Torisson will publicly defend his doctoral thesis Utopology – A Re-Interrogation of the Utopian in Architecture abstract
Friday June 2, at 13:15 at Skissernas Museum/Museum of Artistic Process and Public Art, Finngatan 2, Lund.
Faculty Opponent: Mark Cousins, Director of History and Theory Studies (The AA School of Architecture, London)
Supvervisor: Professor Lars-Henrik Ståhl (LTH, Lund University, Lund)
Assistant Supervisor: PhD Catharina Sternudd (LTH, Lund University, Lund)