Course detail

Studio M5

FA-A5LCompulsory-optionalMaster's (2nd cycle)Acad. year: 2010/2011Summer semester1. year of study18  credits

Creative studio work is the main and essential means of teaching architecture. It is based on the "learning by doing" method, i.e. gaining knowledge and skills by practical application. It consists in the dialogue of the teacher with the student over a project that is being developed. The subject covers thematically the module Urban architecture. This module is defined for each academic year and is focused primarily on the creation of urban residential environment.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student should prove the ability to apply the knowledge and skills gained in the bachelor degree study, to make use of the experience gained in practice, and to prove the capability of inventively approaching the creative work.


Successful mastering of the subject requires the completion of subjects taught in previous study, which put emphasis on the logic and hierarchy of indispensable information and experience needed for the work of a creative architect.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Neufert, E.: Navrhování staveb (CS)
Soubor norem ČSN, předpisů a vyhlášek k zadanému tématu (CS)
Odborné architektonické časopisy (CS)

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

Studio work can be completed if the student continually works on the assigned design, consults the design with the work's leader, specialists from practice and representatives of public administration. He or she has the duty to submit in due time and complete the assigned work and to present it to public discussion in prescribed terms.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Semester is divided to the time sections determinate action critical discussion above in course of manufacture projectthat the sympathetic except all students and teachers also invited specialists.


Gaining fundamental information on the creation of an architectural interior space, and basic orientation in the creative artistic disciplines, the role of which in architectural composition is indispensable. The information is presented by an architectural study - design and a model study (visualisation, animation), including worked out details (structural details, design details etc.].

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

The work on the studio design lasts 13 weeks, and is conducted in form of the student's consultation with the teacher. The time for consultation is set in the schedule. Excused missed teaching can be made up for by agreement with the work's leader.

Type of course unit


Projects and ateliers

195 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer