ARK-53706 Negotiating and Designing Sustainable Change, 5 cr


Suitable for postgraduate studies.


Harry Edelman


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
ARK-53706 2018-01 1 - 2 Harry Edelman
Lectures and exercises.


After completing the course the student will be able to adopt sustainability as a useful tool in the professional practice. The student will become familiar with the basics of negotiation theory and practice, and will acquire the ability to apply them in the design practice and/or in the production of the built environment. In terms of practical applications, the student will be able to manage the design and development negotiation processes effectively, and deliver more sustainable design solutions without losing value.


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. Understanding the production of the built environment not only from the perspective of design and planning but from a wider perspective of interests and strategies driving the design work, which may lead to multiple design solutions, some more sustainable than the others  Investigating the creation of value through sustainable design.    
2. Considering methods for changing the way to practice;catalyzing change towards sustainability; making both public and private organizations work differently while benefiting from sustainability.  Defining factors that lead to the current conventional practices and understanding why negotiations may lead to multiple outcomes.    

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The course consists of lectures, assignments, case studies, and negotiation practices. The grading of the course is based on class participation, activities and journals. The grading is between 0 and 5.


Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)


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Päivittäjä: Yli-Äyhö Marleena, 09.03.2018