Course detail

Feng-Shui - Alternative Approaches in Architecture

FA-FESCompulsory-optionalMaster's (2nd cycle)Acad. year: 2010/2011Winter semester1. year of study4  credits

Optional subject of Feng Shui - alternative approaches in architecture introduces students to new trends in architecture design. The increasing demand for buildings that are not only aesthetically and functionally valuable, but its inhabitants brings sufficient psychological well-being and quality wholesome environment clearly points to the global interest in building a new concept of the organism. In this situation it is therefore clearly imperative to familiarize students with some of the principles of modern philosophy of creation of the environment.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Working out of a written and a graphic document.


The course follows the grant FRVŠ 1399/2009, engaged in the development of educational material for students of architecture. Builds on the BSP


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Současně i průběžné zhodnocování domácích či zahraničních odborných publikací a internetu s tématikou soudobé architektury, stavění a Feng Shui.

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 the Study and Examination Regulations and Dean BUT BUT FA.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Lectures and seminars: Requirements and application of the principles of creating a healthy environment. It will also familiarize students with various methods of architectural design.


The goal is to obtain a comprehensive overview of the possibilities and ways to use not only sociological but also social, cultural and psychological knowledge ...

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 of discussions and the development of e-learning, which is part of the grant FRVŠ 1399/2009.
The form provides for the replacement of Study and Examination Regulations and Dean BUT BUT FA.

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer