Modern Theories of Development and Urban Planning 2
FA-MVU2Acad. year: 2020/2021
Specialised seminar in which the students should complete and deepen their recent knowledge of contemporary building of cities, improve their orientation in literature (Internet) and gain the ability to work out and defend information on a selected topic. The subject is divided in three thematic blocks; at the beginning of each of them is a pilot lecture on the topic. The blocks are focused on modern development concepts of the city, its parts and estates, and on the views of prominent personalities on the city's formation. Under the leadership of teachers, students work out seminar papers on selected topics (one seminar paper for each thematic block).
Department of Urban Design (UU)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge of modern urban development theories. Detailed knowledge of the theme to be worked out. Ability to orientate oneself in literature.
Professional orientation in problems of urban planning, town and country planning and land development. Basic knowledge of the main development problems of contemporary cities.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Contemporaly European Architecture, B. Taschn Verlag, Köln 1994 (knižnice)
Evropa a architektura zítřka, Návrhy pro evropské umělé prostředí, A.C.E., Bruxelles 1995
The Word of Contemporaly Architecture, Könemann, Köln 2000
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
Seminar assignments and their presentations are evaluated.
Language of instruction
I. subject – modern conception cities
II. subject – modern conception urban design sets
Public funds files
Set of free space (Open sleeping)
III. subject – personalities urban design production
Gaining professional theoretical knowledge of modern urban development theories.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Active attendance of seminars. Working out three information papers, and their presentation at the seminar.
Type of course unit
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer