Course detail

Studio M2

FA-A2ZCompulsory-optionalMaster's (2nd cycle)Acad. year: 2010/2011Winter 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.
Thematically it covers one of the six modules. (M1-Urban architecture, M2 - Public buildings, M3- Architecture in the technical civilisation, M4- Architectural creation in historical environment, M5- Post-industrial city…, M7 - Architectural space - interior). The modules are defined for each academic year. They are listed in the study program.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student proves his or her ability to use the gainned knowlegde which is needed in building design.

Mode of delivery

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


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 work of a creative architect.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

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

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

Submission of a design of an extent defined ind advance.

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.


The studio design has to prove the student's ability to apply in practice the knowledge and skills gained during the study.

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

Obligatory attendance of critical discussions, and keeping the design's submission term defined in advance.

Type of course unit


Projects and ateliers

195 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer