Course detail

Diagnosis of the Building Environment

FA-EDPSCompulsory-optionalMaster's (2nd cycle)Acad. year: 2010/2011Winter semester2. year of study4  credits

Optional subject "Diagnosis of the building environment", analyzes the building from the perspective of ensuring the appropriate thermal and visual comfort, with an emphasis on optimum design of structural elements and construction details related to the internal environment. In lectures and seminars and introduces students to the principles of optimal design of transparent and non-transparent structures, as with other parameters describing the internal environment of buildings.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Working out of a written and a graphic document.


Knowledge in the fields of engineering, environmental engineering and building physics in the BSP


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Průběžný monitoring domácího a zahraničního odborného periodického tisku, internetu, odborných publikací, DVD aj. s tématikou soudobé architektury a stavění.
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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

Classified credit, the form provides for Studies and Examinations of BUT and Dean FA VUT.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Lectures and seminars: The principles of technical solutions to structural elements and details of buildings in terms of construction and physical requirements.
Connection between the various technical disciplines, analysis and synthesis of partial knowledge and its application to concrete construction project.
Individual work with students and development of knowledge and information seminar will be conducted through.


The aim is to gain knowledge and principles of technical solutions to the individual building blocks in relation to the internal environment of buildings civic, residential, industrial and agricultural, and that the future architect should know for his successful collaboration with specialists.

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

Lessons are held in the semester cycle of lectures and seminars. The decisive factor is the active participation of students in the preparation of documents related to the topics discussed technical solutions to structural details of buildings and develop a defense seminar work.
The form provides for the replacement of Study and Examination Regulations and Dean BUT BUT FA.

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer