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History of Architecture (4 cr)

Code: 5041097-3004

General information


02.07.2022 - 16.09.2022


01.09.2022 - 31.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

2 op

RDI portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

50 % Contact teaching, 50 % Distance learning


Engineering and Business


Kupittaa Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


10 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Construction and Municipal Engineering


  • Ulla Seppälä-Kaven

Scheduling groups

  • Vain avoimen AMK:n opiskelijoille (Size: 5. Open UAS: 5.)


  • ISCivilEngineering
  • KORS20
  • PRAKIS19
  • KORS19
  • PRAKIS20

Small groups

  • Only for Open UAS students


The student knows the different aspects concerning construction including techniques and specific features in Finland and other countries before and now.

Location and time

Autumn 2018
Sepänkatu 1


Itslearning: materials
Relevant literature

Teaching methods

Possible Covid19 situation: contact lessons / online, team work + task presentation, exam / essay

International connections

Self and peer assessments

Student workload

32h lectures + assignments to be presented
4x27h independent studies

Content scheduling

History of western architecture from Stone Age to Modern Time - examples of Finnish and other countries' architecture
Chronology of architecture
Churches, castles, other public and domestic buildings
History of architecture in the cities and countryside
Timing and style recognition of the buildings
Interiors and furniture
Possible excursions

Evaluation scale


Assessment methods and criteria

No participating to the lectures, no returned tasks, failed exam

Assessment criteria, fail (0)

No participating to the lectures, no submitted tasks, failed exam

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1-2)

Participating to the lectures, submitted tasks, passed exam: basic knowledge

Assessment criteria, good (3-4)

Active participating to the lectures, submitted tasks and exam / essay: good knowledge

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Very active participating to the lectures, returned tasks and exam: excellent knowledge