Original title in Czech: UrbanismusFAAbbreviation: URBANAcad. year: 2017/2018Specialisation: -
Programme: Architecture and urban design
Length of Study: 4 years
Profile of the branch
The ability of the doctoral student of an independent scientific work on the selected topic, familiarity with scientific work methodology, especially the problem analysis and synthesis of the findings and its creative application in the proposed solution.
Key learning outcomes
The graduate is ready for an independent scientific and research work in the field of architecture and urban design theory, is able to solve practical problems in the field of architecture and urban design independently and at a scientific level, publishes outcomes of both practical and theoretical activities, also in any of the world languages, is able to teach at a higher-education institution.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples
Scientific and research workplaces targeted at the issues related to architecture and urban design.
Higher education institutions providing studies in the branch of architecture and urban design,pment, etc.).
State administration (departments of all-level development, departments of urban design development, etc.), specialized organizations and public offices (e.g.historical sites preservation) etc..
The master degree qualification in the branch of architecture or similar achieved at a higher-education institution in the Czech Republic or a school of architecture abroad.
Passing successfully the admission examination during which the applicant proves his/her interest and expert knowledge for a research work.
Issued topics of Doctoral Study Program
- Buildings in Landscape for Agrotourism
The output of the dissertation is the determination of urban and architectural design principles of building in the landscape for agro tourism with respecting to the requirements of sustainable development of the countryside. Design principles will be verified experimentally in student's workshop.
- Development strategies for the architectural restoration of the built industrial heritage in CZ
The topic shall provide a solution for a missing dialogue between architectural practice, investment groups and municipalities. As the main tool the development strategy for the architectural restoration of the built industrial heritage will be introduced.
- Renewal and transformation of postindustrial cities in central Europe
The main motive is a systematic approach to the current problems of urban development in a postindustrial age. The aim is to compare approaches and solutions to the problems of transformation of the former Industrial areas in the industrial as well as important university cities in the central Europe. The theme is focused on the new trends in urban strategies.
- Revitalization of religious buildings and premises for secular society
Search for the new and current concepts for the renewal and revitalization of religious buildings and premises in the new social and urban context. The theme is focused on assessing the potential of existing unused or underused religious buildings and premises for new functions while preserving their cultural architectural and urban values.
- The typology of the contemporary city and the village
Pluralism of post-modern period, globalization and purposes of sustainable development bring new requirements into our city organisation and our settlement of country-side. Do our settlements and their traditional compositional elements comply with the needs of the near future ? Is the corresponding form compact city or garden city ?
- Transformation of pedestrian zones in Europe
Pedestrian zones and their functional structure underwent in past through many different forms and functions. The task is to find and determine prerequisite for well functioning form of pedestrian zones appropriate to the city of today while foreseeing the future needs of city transportation.
- Village, landscape and generational memory of the Moravian - Austrian border
The dissertation focuses on critical evaluation of a legacy of rich cultural heritage of villages and landscape inscribed into the cultural landscape of South Moravian borderland.
Course structure diagram with ECTS credits
|D01||Fundamentals of Scientific Work I||cs||0||winter||Compulsory||Ex||yes|
|DA2||Protection and Renovation of Monuments||cs||0||winter||Compulsory-optional||Ex||1||yes|
|DU6||Problems of Inner Cities||cs||0||winter||Compulsory-optional||Ex||1||yes|
|DU3||Architecture and Protection of Landscape||cs||0||winter||Compulsory-optional||Ex||1||yes|
|DU7||Sustainable Urban Development||cs||0||winter||Compulsory-optional||Ex||1||yes|
|D03||Theory of architecture||cs||0||summer||Compulsory||Ex||yes|
|D02||Theory and Development of Urbanism||cs||0||summer||Compulsory||Ex||yes|
|D011||Fundamentals of Scientific Work II||cs||0||summer||Compulsory||Ex||yes|
|DU8||Geographic Information Systems||cs||0||summer||Compulsory-optional||Ex||1||yes|
|DA1||Language of Architecture||cs||0||summer||Compulsory-optional||Ex||1||yes|
|DA10||Advanced Methods of Digital Modelling||cs||0||summer||Compulsory-optional||Ex||1||yes|
|DU1||Urban and Regional Development||cs||0||summer||Compulsory-optional||Ex||1||yes|
|DU2||Spacial Planning Development Strategy||cs||0||summer||Compulsory-optional||Ex||1||yes|
|DA4||Technology and Construction in Architecture||cs||0||summer||Compulsory-optional||Ex||1||yes|
|D04||Professional and Academic English||cs||0||winter||Compulsory||Ex||yes|
|DU8||Geographic Information Systems||cs||0||winter||Compulsory-optional||Ex||yes|
|DA2||Protection and Renovation of Monuments||cs||0||winter||Compulsory-optional||Ex||yes|
|DU6||Problems of Inner Cities||cs||0||winter||Compulsory-optional||Ex||yes|
|DU3||Architecture and Protection of Landscape||cs||0||winter||Compulsory-optional||Ex||yes|
|DU2||Spacial Planning Development Strategy||cs||0||summer||Compulsory-optional||Ex||yes|
|D05||State Doctoral Examination||cs||0||winter||Compulsory||Ex||yes|