Course detail

History of Architecture III

FA-DR3CompulsoryBachelor's (1st cycle)Acad. year: 2010/2011Winter semester2. year of study2  credits

The end of the 15th century is connected with a series of significant events ranging from the development of maritime trade between the West and the East, up to the discovery of new continents. Understanding the context of modern times in Europe and outside Europe is important for the formation of social relations that led to the architecture of the renaissance and the baroque . The knowledge of the development of architecture, its structure, material and vocabulary, as well as the awareness of the specific features of the European and the Czech architectural development, is the objective of this subject.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Required is the knowledge of the history of architecture of the Antiquity, the Middle Ages,and gradual deepening of the knowledge of architecture of the modern times.


Orientation in the periods of Antiquity and Middle Ages, capability of linking existing knowledge with newly gained knowledge.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

N. Pevsner : Europaische Architektur (DE)
Doporučené aktuální 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

Drawing preparation, oral examination.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Introduction to memories architecture primeval ages, megalithic construction
Introduction to ancient cultures, Egypt, accidence and construction
Ancient Egypt sights 1
Ancient Egypt sights 2
Mykeny, Troja, Crete
Architecture antique Greece introduction, story
Accidence, construction, material
Legacy ancient cultures
Architecture Christian antiky
Influence byzancke architecture and architecture preromanesque
Infancy architecture in Czech lands
Middle Ages architectural accidence, construction and material
Romanesque architecture European instances 1
Romanesque architecture European instances 2
Introduction to modern period and concurrence on medieval architectural legacy.
Tradition antiky in Renaissance Italy
Renaissance Italy architecture 1
Renaissance Italy architecture 2
Renaissance architecture in Czech lands
Renaissance in France and Germany
Baroque accidence
Baroque dynamism and architectural sights Italy 1
Baroque Italy 2
Klasicistní tendency in architecture
Baroque architecture in France
Baroque architecture in Germany
Baroque architecture in Czech lands 1
Baroque architecture in Czech lands 2


Getting acquainted with the historic legacy of modern times. Significance of Baroque and Reanaissance in the Czech Lands.

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer