Course detail

Typology I - Residential Buildings

FA-TY1Acad. year: 2019/2020

In this course students learn the fundamentals of general typology and the principles of design of residential buildings in terms of architectural, operational and layout while respecting the principles of environmental protection and sustainable development..


Department of Spatial Design (UPT)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

- The student gets a basic overview of designing buildings
- The student gains knowledge about flow relations and basic aspects of the apartment
- The student gains knowledge of typology of family houses
- The student gains knowledge of the typology of apartment buildings
- The student knows the normative requirements of residential buildings


Not applicable.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Neufert, Bell: Navrhování staveb (CS)
Norma ČSN 73 4301 Obytné budovy, 2004 (CS)
Štípek, J.: Stavby pro bydlení, (skripta FA ČVUT) (CS)
Odborné časopisy: Architekt, Stavba, ERA 21 (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

The course is completed by an oral exam.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The series of lectures deals with the following topics:
- General introduction to typology of residential buildings design and aspects of housing
- Apartment
- Family house
- Apartment building


Students should learn the basic typology of residential buildings and orientate themselves in contemporary and historical architecture of residential buildings.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme ARCHURB Bachelor's

    branch ARCH , 1. year of study, winter semester, 1 credit, compulsory

Type of course unit



12 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer