AR-659 / 2 credits

Teacher: Garcia de Jalon Oyarzun Lucia-Nieves

Language: English

Remark: postponed in 2024


Only this year


A theoretical and practical reflection on the possibilities, positions and methodologies of architectural research today. A minor approach will reveal key concepts and tools to establish a critical position, build a situated architectural investigation and produce research materials other-wise.



minor architectures, situated research, ecologies, plural temporalities, drawing, mapping, agency, materialities, repertoire, information

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Establish a critical research position towards a situation of study.
  • Build an architectural situation as a dynamic ecology of agents.
  • Use techniques of drawing and mapping in an ecological way, describing complex situations and producing new materials for spatial research.

In the programs

  • Number of places: 12
  • Exam form: Written & Oral (session free)
  • Subject examined: Minoring architectural research
  • Lecture: 12 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 24 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 20 Hour(s)

Reference week