Course detail

Typology II - Public Buildings

FA-TY2Acad. year: 2019/2020

The lectures are aimed at imparting basic knowledge needed for designing various types of complexes of public buildings. General principles are demonstrated on individual solutions of contemporary works of architecture. The fundamental knowledge gained at the lectures is practically made use of on simple tasks worked out in tutorials. The knowledge gained from the lectures is than used in studio work.


Department of Design (UN)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Gaining basic information, knowledge and skills needed in public building design.

- Influence of given aspects on typological species, its history and present state
- Influence of subject aspects on processes, functional circuits and units, program
- Influence of given aspects on principles and possibilities of basic arrangement and form
- Effect of the aspects in question on build-up, structure and construction, technology;
- Influence of subject aspects on species characteristics and differences, allocation, urban context
- Tendencies and trends, prediction of further development, perspective, influence of information technologies


Knowledge of the subject Tzpology I.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Neufert E.: Navrhování staveb (CS)
Pearman H.: Contemporary World Architecture (CS)
Maxa M.: Stavby bez bariér-výstavba pro osoby se sníženou schopností pohybu (CS)
Žalmanová P.: Projekt handicap - "Gemini" (CS)
Vyhláška č. 268/2009 Sb. OTP (CS)
Vyhláška č. 398/2009 Sb. (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

Credit is granted after submission of all works assigned at tutorials. The submitted assignment's contents has to fulfil all defined requirements.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The course is devoted to overview typological themes and public buildings with integrated housing function.
Lectures will include the following:
- environment, health, sustainability
- security, fire security
- inclusion, handicap
- 1 seminar paper
- temporary housing
- housing for seniors


The aim is to gain information on the basic principles of typology and be able to make use of them in design practice.

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

Tasks are regularly assigned and submitted at tutorials.

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, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer