Course detail

Urbanism 3

FAST-AG018Acad. year: 2018/2019

Introduction to town and regional planning, the legislative and administrative background, instruments of planning, planning at the level of a big city and region, medium and small town and rural settlement, assessment of urban plans, information on a territory, regional planning in the Czech Republic and EU development programmes, sustainable development of settlements and landscape.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Basic knowledge of the legislative and administrative context of urban planning. Understanding the spatial planning process at a country, regional and urban development areas. Orientation in planning documents and documentation of various levels.

Prerequisites

The subject connects with the knowledge acquired in the urbanistic disciplines of the preceding semesters. It partly applies the knowledge acquired in the typological and architectonic disciplines.

Co-requisites

No previous knowledge required regarding this subject.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures, practical classes and self-study assignments. Attendance at lectures is optional, but attendance at classes is compulsory.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Graphical excercise and written test needed to succesfully complete the course.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Nature of town planning, the law and related legislation, government and local administration
2. Territory development regulation
3. Territory condition ananlysis, exploration, indicators
4. Regional planning data, planning documentation, the planning permit
5. Working-out methodology of planning documentation
6. Principles of planning big cities and urban regions
7. Principles of planning the medium and small cities development
8. Principles of planning the village development
9. Assessment of town and regional planning projects – ex ante evaluation
10. Information database of a territory, statistics, geodetic database, government administration database, GIS as a component part of planning
11. Technical requirements
12. Sustainable development of settlements and landscape, the territorial system of ecological stability
13. Regional development promotion projects in CZ and EU, participation of the public

Aims

Basic grasp of the legislative and administrative connections of town planning, data, documentation, the instruments of town and regional planning, the principles of settlement unit planning.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-C-APS (N) Bachelor's

    branch APS , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Nature of town planning, the law and related legislation, government and local administration
2. Territory development regulation
3. Territory condition ananlysis, exploration, indicators
4. Regional planning data, planning documentation, the planning permit
5. Working-out methodology of planning documentation
6. Principles of planning big cities and urban regions
7. Principles of planning the medium and small cities development
8. Principles of planning the village development
9. Assessment of town and regional planning projects – ex ante evaluation
10. Information database of a territory, statistics, geodetic database, government administration database, GIS as a component part of planning
11. Technical requirements
12. Sustainable development of settlements and landscape, the territorial system of ecological stability
13. Regional development promotion projects in CZ and EU, participation of the public

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1.-2. Introduction of the requirements. Working approach. Presentation of topics.
3.-4. Analysis of planning documentation, tutorials task
5.-6. An analysis of the city quarters, tutorials task
7.-8. Analysis of selected development areas, tutorial task
9.-11. Consultation
12.-13.Review of work