Course detail

Typology V - Agricultural Buildings

FA-TY5CompulsoryBachelor's (1st cycle)Acad. year: 2010/2011Winter semester2. year of study2  credits

The aim is to make the students acquainted with the design of agricultural and other buildings, with the technology of animal production and plant growing, with the related activities, with the countryside and the rural pattern of life, respecting the environmental values and the protection of landscape.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Synoptic view of the contemporary development in the coutryside. Knowledge needed for designing agricultural buildings (typology of agricultural buildings and their wider relationships).

Mode of delivery

90 % face-to-face, 10 % distance learning


Basic knowledge of building design, knowledge of structural design.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Sýkora J.: Venkovský prostor 1, historický vývoj vesnice a krajiny (CS)
Sýkora J.: Venkovský prostor 2, územní plánování vesnice a krajiny (CS)
Sýkora J.: Zemědělské stavby (CS)
Martinek M.: Architektura a plánování venkova (CS)
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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

Written exam. In the final classification there shall be counted 1/3 seminar evaluation, 2/3 written exam evaluation. It is necessary to gain absolute (half and more) point count in both parts of evaluation, otherwise the exam is not passed. The results of control test (max. 5 points) are bonus that is added to gained point count (to maximum amount of 100 points).

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

History agricultural constructions and habitation
Architecture agricultural constructions
Construction for stabling cattle
Construction for stabling of others agricultural animals
Additional construction for animal production
Construction for vegetable production (ammunition, postharvest adjustment)
Construction for stocking and attendance agricultural techniques
Hot - house economy, vineyard tractor economy
Renewal village and zemědělsky exploited landscapes
Reconstruction agricultural constructions in terms of privatisation
Drafting family farms, agricultural tourism
Exploitation alternative sources energy in agriculture
Territorial systems ecological steadiness and land adjustment


The aim is to gain the knowledge needed for architectural design of agricultural buildings, respecting the protection of the environment and the landscape.

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

Attendance of lectures is not obligatory, the attendance at tutorials results from the duty to consult the assignment.

Type of course unit



12 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer