Critical research seminars

ltarc2230  2021-2022  Tournai

Critical research seminars
3.00 credits
30.0 h
Coton Gauthier; De Villiers De La Noue Renaud; Marchant Pascal; Roose Marie-Clotilde; Salembier Chloé; Vermandel Frank; Wilbaux Quentin;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
This unit, taught by joint lecturers, enables students to go more deeply into a research project linked to an architectural project from the starting point of a personal issue and to assess critically other students' projects on the same issues.
This unit enables students to define a precise framework for their dissertation (structured question, area of study, research method, state of knowledge in the field, objective and approach).
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Design a project
  • Express and prioritise the aims of the projects so as to be able to make choices
Test an artistic approach
  • To reformulate, assimilate a question and explore various possible avenues to respond to it
Place the action
  • Formulate questions relating to the development of the context being studied to make working hypotheses
Make use of other subjects
  • Seek out other approaches, exchanges of views and ways of enhancing thinking about architecture
  • Make strategic use of other subjects to put into question the design and implementation of an architectural project
Express an architectural procedure
  • Express ideas clearly in oral, graphic and written form
Adopt a professional attitude
  • Organise, plan, develop and bring together the different strands of individual or collective work
  • FOESSEL Michaël, GINGRAS Yves, LADRIÈRE Jean, « - CONNAISSANCE », Encyclopædia Universalis [en ligne], consulté le 2 juillet 2016. URL :
  • CHABARD Pierre, KOURNIATI Marilena (dir.), Raisons d’écrire. Livres d’architectes 1945-1999, Editions de La Villette, coll. Penser l’espace, 2013
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Architecture (Tournai)