Conversion of Industrial Buildings Released
FA-RIOCompulsory-optionalBachelor's (1st cycle)Acad. year: 2010/2011Summer semester3. year of study2 credits
Tutorials are focused on the revaluation of the industrial heritage and on the modes of its preservation. The aim is to prepare the young generation for the work on preserving significant areas and buildings of the period of industrialisation , finding new functions for them and fitting them again into the structure of our historical settlements. The contents of a tutorial results from the architect's need not only to cope with the design of a new building "in the green field", but , using contemporary means, to enter into relation with the historical heritage, and to find new functions for derelict buildings in industrial zones which are often in close proximity of historical urban centres (brownfields).
Learning outcomes of the course unit
By completing the study of this subject, the student will be prepared for work with industrial heritage in the historic context of Czech cities.
Knowledge of monument protection and renewal, orientation in the Monument Protection Act.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Industrial Patrimony -
časopis T.I.C.C.I.H. (FR)
Helena Zemánková : Tvořit ve vytvořeném (CS)
Vestiges of Industry : Twelve Sites at Risk ( výzkumné centrum průmyslového dědictví VUT ) (EN)
Philippe Simon : Additions d´Architecture (FR)
Pholippe Simon : Rehabilitation et Reconversion a Paris (FR)
Reichen et Robert : Architectures Contextuelles (FR)
IBA´99 Finale - Internationale Bauausstellung Enscher Park (DE)
René Jullian : Tony Garnier Constructeur et Utopiste (FR)
aktuální texty a otevřené přednášky
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
Active attendence of tutorials and participation in the workshop, graphic and textual presentation of the results.
Language of instruction
Protection, manners and criteria preservation industrial inheritance
Method converting slack industrial premises and technical objects
Textile mill in Manchester and future desolate textile factories in Brno
New functional usage desolate factories northern region France – demographic operation and social policy
Converting objects – not only functional, but also architectural transformation
Faculty architecture and creative art in desolate factories
Revitalization desolate production territory, operation urban design
Industrial objects – subject monumental care
Instances realization converting French studio Reichen + Robert
Instances realization converting Italian architects
New functional usage single objects cement works, steel works, mining premises, sugar refinery
Industrial tourism, Emscher Park
The aim is to prepare the young generation for the work on preserving significant areas and buildings of the period of industrialisation , finding new functions for them and fitting them again into the structure of our historical settlements.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Workshop results will be assessed.
Type of course unit
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer