Course detail

Sociology

FA-SOCAcad. year: 2019/2020

The course will offer block tutorials focused on selected aspects of space and architecture. Lectures will be focused on general introduction to the problems of space and architecture in social sciences, social-scientific analysis of the role of urban planning in modern society, spatial experience of various social groups and possibilities of using available data in urban and architectural work.

Department

Department of Urban Design (UU)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will learn the basics of social science approach to the problem of space and architecture. They will be able to think critically about their own design practice. They will be able to find relevant data as a basis for project preparation. They will be able to consider the relevance of resources.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of the main urban development processes, interest in extending the knowledge of relating disciplines, ability to orientate oneself in foreign-language (primarily English) texts.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Ferenčuhová, S. (2013) Sociologie města 20. a 21. století. Kapitola 2: Evropské kořeny ajadenucjí sociologie města a urbání teorie. SLON, s. 44–68. (CS)
Ferenčuhová, S. (2014)”Sociologie města” In Šubrt, J. a kol. Soudobá sociologie VI (Oblastni a specializace), Krolinum, s. 21–41. (CS)
Harding, A., Blokland, T. (2014): Urban Theory. A Critical Introduction to Power, Cities and Urbanism in the 21st Century. Sage. (EN)
Osman, R., Porkertová, H. (2020): „Upoután vozíkový“: absence zdvořilé nevšímavosti jako bariéra při pohybu prostorem uživatelů a uživatelek elektrických vozíků. Sociologický časopis. (CS)
Navrátilová, B. (2011): Univerzální Design, http://univerzalnidesign.sweb.cz/ram.html (CS)
Navrátilová, B. (2016): Univerzální design a přístupnost staveb městské hromadné dopravy. České vysoké učení technické v Praze, s. 136. (CS)
Persson, H., Ahman, H., Yngling, A., Gulliksen, J. (2015): Universal design, inclusive design, accessible design, design for all: different concepts—one goal? On the concept of accessibility— historical, methodological and philosophical aspects. Universal Access in the Information Society, 14, č. 4, s. 505 - 526. (EN)
Hamraie, A. (2017): Building access: universal design and the politics of disability. University of Minnesota Press, Mineapolis, s. 333. (EN)
World Health Organisation. 2007. Global age-friendly cities: a guide. Geneva: WHO Press. (česky: Globální města přátelská seniorům) (EN)
Vidovićová, Lucie (a kol.). 2013. Stáří ve městě, město v životě seniorů. Praha, Brno: Sociologické nakladatelství, Masarykova univerzita. (CS)
Buffel, Tine, and Chris Phillipson. 2018. A Manifesto for the Age-Friendly Movement: Developing a New Urban Agenda. Journal of Aging & Social Policy 30: 173–192. https://doi.org/10.1080/08959420.2018.1430414. (EN)
Český statistický úřad, Metodika SLDB 2011. (CS)
Pospíšilová, L., Novák, J. (2016): Mobile Phone Location Data: New Challenges for Geodemographic Research. Demografie 58(4), 320–337. (EN)
Groat, L.N. and Wang, D. (2002). Architectural Research Methods. 1 edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Především kapitola 7 ke kvalitativnímu výzkumu. (EN)
Harding, A., Blokland, T. (2014): "Spatial Expressions of Intra-urban Inequalities." In: Urban Theory. A Critical Introduction to Power, Cities and Urbanism in the 21st Century. Sage, s. 120–170. (EN)
FOUCAULT, Michel. Priestor, vedenie a moc. In: Moc, subjekt a sexualita: výber z článkov a rozhovorov publikovaných v rokoch 1980-1988. Bratislava: Kalligram, 2000, s. 27-43. ISBN 80-7149-389-9. (CS)
Jones, P. (2011). The Sociology of Architecture: Constructing Identities. Liverpool University Press. (EN)
Till, J. 2005. The negotiation of hope. In: Peter BLUNDELL-JONES, Doina PETRESCU a Jeremy TILL, ed. Architecture and participation. s. 19–41. (EN)
Klápště, P. 2014. Občané, architekti a veřejná správa: Určení rolí v participativních procesech [online]. B.m.: MPSV. Dostupné z: https://www.mvcr.cz/clanek/obcane-architekti-a-verejna-sprava-urceni-roli-v-participativnich-procesech.aspx (CS)
Hušková, B., H. Chalupská, P. Klápště, M. Nawrath, L. Tomášová. 2016. Angažovaně offline aneb Čtyři praktické zkušenosti, jak se plánuje a navrhuje se zapojením veřejnosti. 2016. B.m.: NESEHNUTÍ Brno. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Thematic lectures in six two-hour blocks.
Teaching will be realized in the form of classical lectures for which the study literature will be listed.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The exam takes the form of an electronic home test with 20 closed questions through MOODLE e-learning based on the content of lectures and compulsory literature. The total number of points is 100, the minimum number of points for passing the course is 60.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to social science perspective in architecture and urban design
2. Different bodies in space – who we don't think of when we think of space
3. "Age-friendly city" – aging in the city
4. Research in architecture – inspiration from social sciences
5. Architecture and power; housing and home
6. Civic participation in designing

Aims

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with basic knowledge that they will be able to actively use in their architectural and urban practice, so that they are able to think critically about the consequences of their work and at the same time creatively prevent possible forms of disadvantage that space can put in front of its users.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme ARCHURB Bachelor's

    branch ARCH , 3. year of study, summer semester, 1 credit, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

18 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning