Course detail

Urbanism 2

FAST-MG002Acad. year: 2019/2020

History of town construction starting from the early settlements, over the Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Modern Age, influence of the Industrial Revolution on settlement units, up to a contemporary post-industrial town. Influence of the human community on the conversion of a landscape. Brief history of intentional landscape and environment forming, history of gardening and urban greenery creation. Historical development of urbanistic composition up to the present view of urban space creation.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Basic knowledge of culture and history at the secondary school level. Grasp of the functional settlement unit system and the conditions of urbanistic development acquired in the previous urbanistic discipline.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

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Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Early settlements, the oldest urban structure, an ancient town
2. Medieval settlement
3. Modern settlement
4. The Industrial Revolution and its impact on the town structure
5. Town planning theories and their reflection in 20th–century settlement units
6. Condition and perspectives of a contemporary post-industrial town
7. Historical transformations of a rural settlement
8. History of anthropogenic conversion of landscape
9. History of parks and gardening – the Baroque, a landscape park
11. 19th and 20th-century urban park
12. Development of the urbanistic composition, the principles of composition
13. Development of an urbanistic space – typology, morphology, perception


Basic grasp of the history of town construction, an ancient town, the Midddle Ages and the Modern Age, the Industrial Revolution impacts, a contemporary post-industrial town, influence of a man on the countryside creation, gardens and parks.

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-C-MI (N) Bachelor's

    branch MI , 2. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer