Design, Architecture and Swedish Society 1880-2020

7,5 credits

Are you curious about design, architecture and Swedish society from a humanities and social science perspective? Then you should read on here.
In this course, you study Swedish industrial design and architecture as an expression of visions of the good society, aesthetic ideals and technological development opportunities. You gain knowledge about aesthetic and ideological trends in Sweden. The course gives you insight into ideas about the good living environment, about functionalism and postmodernism and how they can be understood. You develop your ability to investigate, discuss and critically analyze texts, images and examples of design, architecture and community planning in Sweden 1880-2020.
You can study this course at Halmstad University at a distance via a digital learning platform.

Spring 2023 (Campus based, Halmstad, 50%)


Basic level

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Available for exchange students. Limited numbers of seats.

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week: 03

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Teaching is in English.

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