Course detail

Urban Design and Town Planning

FAST-BG051Acad. year: 2020/2021

Urban planning, development of landscape and settlements - typology and configuration. Enhancement of fundamental knowledge about urban and landscape planning as a study requirement for the profession of accredited civil engineers that will be able to design buildings in a compliance with architectural planning demands for urban or rural districts.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will manage the goal of the subject, i.e. grasp to fundamental principles of landscape planning, processing and approval of planning documentation, functional urban and landscape systems, creation of preconditions for tenure of authorized civil engineer profession.

Prerequisites

the ability to know the ropes in building law, basic survey over the history of architecture and civil engeneering

Co-requisites

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

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Historical development of urban planning I
2. Historical development of urban planning II
3. Modern urban planning and temporary urban design trends
4. Settlements (typology, configuration and development)
5. Functional urban systems – residential and industrial areas
6. Functional urban systems – traffic and technical infrastructure
7. Functional landscape systems
8. Rural settlement and landscape
9. Social base of an urban development – ecological, social and cultural
10. Social base of an urban development – traffic and technical infrastructure
11. Urban development, urban design concept
12. Urban design
13. Landscape planning and supervision

Aims

Introduction to fundamental principles of landscape planning, processing and approval of planning documentation, functional urban and landscape systems, creation of preconditions for tenure of authorized civil engineer profession.

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-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch S , 4. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch S , 4. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch S , 4. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer