Course detail

History of Architecture I

FA-DR1Acad. year: 2019/2020

Th introduction into the history of architecture is conceived as inspiration stimulating the creative process of architectural design. The subject's aim is to define the fundamental terms of the history of architecture, with emphasis being put on the significance and present potential of making use of the history of architecture. Attention is paid to the knowledge of the oldest structures, materials, social circumstances and development conditions of architecture which is then presented by examples from the respective historical periods.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Knowledge of the history of the architecture of Antiquity.


It is assumed background knowledge from articles history, philosophy, to the extent of secondary school. Further broad survey in subjects history art and history architecture.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

M. Major : Geschichte der architektur I (DE)
Doporučené aktuální přednášky

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

Drawing preparation and oral examination.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Introduction to memories architecture primeval ages, megalithic construction
Introduction to ancient cultures, Egypt, accidence and construction
Ancient Egypt sights 1
Ancient Egypt sights 2
Mykeny, Troja, Crete
Architecture antique Greece introduction, story
Accidence, construction, material
Greece sights 1
Greece sights 2
Etruskove and infancy antique Rima
Rome sights 1
Rome sights 2


Purposes studies history architecture I lead to assumption knowledge history architecture period antiquity, with consideration on evolutionary patterns architecture and companies. Further knowledge materials, construction and accidence antiquity.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme ARCHURB Bachelor's

    branch ARCH , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer