Course detail

Town Planning

FAST-MG003Acad. year: 2020/2021

Introduction to town and regional planning, the legislative and administrative background, instruments of planning, planning at the level of a big city and region, medium and small town and rural settlement, assessment of urban plans, information on a territory, regional planning in the Czech Republic and EU development programmes, sustainable development of settlements and landscape.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


The subject connects with the knowledge acquired in the urbanistic disciplines of the preceding semesters, the ability to know the ropes in building law, basic survey over the history of architecture and civil engeneering, basic knowledge of economics


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


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Nature of town planning, the law and related legislation, government and local administration
2. Territory development regulation
3. Territory condition ananlysis, exploration, indicators
4. Regional planning data, planning documentation, the planning permit
5. Working-out methodology of planning documentation
6. Principles of planning big cities and urban regions
7. Principles of planning the medium and small cities development
8. Principles of planning the village development
9. Assessment of town and regional planning projects – ex ante evaluation
10. Information database of a territory, statistics, geodetic database, government administration database, GIS as a component part of planning
11. Technical requirements
12. Sustainable development of settlements and landscape, the territorial system of ecological stability
13. Regional development promotion projects in CZ and EU, participation of the public


Introduction to fundamental principles of spatial planning, system of landscape planning, processing and approval of planning documentation, introduction to urban economics, 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-P-C-MI (N) Bachelor's

    branch MI , 3. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer