Course detail

Technical Infrastructure

FA-TINAcad. year: 2019/2020

The subject offers a comprehensive idea of a well serviced area, of the effects of technical infrastructure (i.e. all utility networks, services and transport facilities) on the formation of urban development concepts of new and renewed areas. Students are made acquainted with utilities, supply systems, supply lines and pipelines, with the problems of their co-ordination and with the legal and other bases needed for the formulation of a development concept for an area, including the water supply in Town (Reining water atc.). The contents of the subject is conceived so that the architect - urban planner can master the comprehensive solution of servicing the planned area. In the framework of excursions, students get acquainted with underground line structures - pipe galleries and selected facilities of utility networks (water treatment plants, water towers, waste water purification plants, refuse incinerating plans, etc.).


Department of Urban Design (UU)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

After passing the subject Technical infrastructure(Utilities), the student will have the knowledge needed for designing utility networks, and wil orientate himself in the problems of utility networks, encountered at work on urban and regional planning documents.


The student is expected to know the relationships between utilities and services in buildings and outdoor utility networks, and to have basic knowledge of urban design of developed areas.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Lhotáková Z.:Technická infrastruktura v urb.uzemí (CS)
Lhotáková Z. a kol.:PUS - Hospodaření s dešťovými vodamL (CS)
Hyvnar ÚÚR : Limity využití území (CS)
ČSN 736005 Prosotorová úprava sítí technického vybavení (CS)
ČSN 737505 Kolektory pro sdružené trasy městských podzemních vedení (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

To be granted classified credit, the student has to submit a design of required extent, in required quality and in fixed term. He or she has to make and submit a report of excursions.
A final test makes part of classification.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The objective is to make the students acquanted with new legal requirements and new methods of designing utilities in urbanised areas.

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

Participation in excursions and attendance at seminars are continuously monitored, part of monitoring consisting of questions with discussion, and a final test.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme ARCHURB Bachelor's

    branch ARCH , 3. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit