Housing Inventions Studio 2021

Chalmers Architectural Studies on Housing

Course ARK137 range 22,5 credits
The studio work focuses upon the exploration of crucial factors in the building market changing the design conditions of the residential future. Urban and architectural challenges towards climate neutrality. The participation in the student competition Solar Decathlon will be connected to the course. Timber construction and integrated solar systems becomes a part of the theme. The subject 2021 will be INNOVATIVE DENSIFICATION with focus on WOOD.


Objectives: The course aims at developing the student’s knowledge and skills in the work with good housing design focusing on new building typologies that challenge the conventions. The object is housing design coping with building dwellings as innovative densification, in an urban context. Variables are for example innovation according to typology, adaptability, circulation and spatial configuration.

Goals: Skills after completed course:
  • Ability to apply widened insights on experimental and innovative best practices in housing designs in order to foster innovation.
  • Ability to perform advanced architectural analysis on housing design and to produce adequate solutions to new potential future demands to accomplish sustainable solutions.

Kursansvarig: Konstnärlig lektor Björn Gross
Medverkande lärare: Henrik Markhede, Hanna Morichetto
Medverkande i kursmoment och föreläsningar: Anna Braide, Kaj Granath, Ola Nylander

Housingstudion kommer under vårterminen ha Åseberget i Kungälv som projektplats. Samarbete sker med Bokab och HSB Göteborg. 40 studenter, varav ett 10-tal erasmusstudenter går studion.

Några utvalda projekt:

Anne-Lien Vandenbrande

Beatrice Druselius

Emma Anderberg

Jenny Jonsson

Joel Claesson

Julius Berndtson

Kan Wang

Mattia Scarpellino

Javier-Chan Porras Rhee

Sofie Jonsson

Sidansvarig Publicerad: fr 28 jan 2022.