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Branch detail

Urban design


Original title in Czech: Urbanismus
Abbreviation: URBAN
Specialisation: -
Length of Study: 4 years
Programme: Architecture and urban design
Faculty: Faculty of Architecture
Academic year: 2017/2018
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..
Branch supervisor: prof. Ing. arch. Jan Koutný, CSc.
Issued topics of Doctoral Study Program:
  1. 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.

    Tutor: Havliš Karel, doc. Ing. arch.
  2. 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.

    Tutor: Havliš Karel, doc. Ing. arch.
  3. 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 ?

    Tutor: Kopáčik Gabriel, doc. Ing. arch., Dr.

Course structure diagram with ECTS credits

Year of study 1, winter semester

Code Title L. Cr. Sem. Com. Compl. Gr. Op.

Compulsory
FA-D01 Fundamentals of Scientific Work I cs  0? winter C Ex   yes

Compulsory-optional
FA-DA2 Protection and Renovation of Monuments cs  0? winter CO Ex 1 yes
FA-DU6 Problems of Inner Cities cs  0? winter CO Ex 1 yes
FA-DU3 Architecture and Protection of Landscape cs  0? winter CO Ex 1 yes
FA-DU7 Sustainable Urban Development cs  0? winter CO Ex 1 yes
 


Year of study 1, summer semester

Code Title L. Cr. Sem. Com. Compl. Gr. Op.

Compulsory
FA-D03 Theory of architecture cs  0? summer C Ex   yes
FA-D02 Theory and Development of Urbanism cs  0? summer C Ex   yes
FA-D011 Fundamentals of Scientific Work II cs  0? summer C Ex   yes

Compulsory-optional
FA-DA3 Architectural Space cs  0? summer CO Ex 1 yes
FA-DA6 Digital Imaging cs  0? summer CO Ex 1 yes
FA-DU8 Geographic Information Systems cs  0? summer CO Ex 1 yes
FA-DA1 Language of Architecture cs  0? summer CO Ex 1 yes
FA-DA11 Landscape Architecture cs  0? summer CO Ex 1 yes
FA-DA10 Advanced Methods of Digital Modelling cs  0? summer CO Ex 1 yes
FA-DU1 Urban and Regional Development cs  0? summer CO Ex 1 yes
FA-DU2 Spacial Planning Development Strategy cs  0? summer CO Ex 1 yes
FA-DA4 Technology and Construction in Archit... cs  0? summer CO Ex 1 yes
 


Year of study 2, winter semester

Code Title L. Cr. Sem. Com. Compl. Gr. Op.

Compulsory
FA-D04 Professional and Academic English cs  0? winter C Ex   yes

Compulsory-optional
FA-DU8 Geographic Information Systems cs  0? winter CO Ex   yes
FA-DA2 Protection and Renovation of Monuments cs  0? winter CO Ex   yes
FA-DU6 Problems of Inner Cities cs  0? winter CO Ex   yes
FA-DU3 Architecture and Protection of Landscape cs  0? winter CO Ex   yes
 


Year of study 2, summer semester

Code Title L. Cr. Sem. Com. Compl. Gr. Op.

Compulsory-optional
FA-DA3 Architectural Space cs  0? summer CO Ex   yes
FA-DA6 Digital Imaging cs  0? summer CO Ex   yes
FA-DU8 Geographic Information Systems cs  0? summer CO Ex   yes
FA-DA1 Language of Architecture cs  0? summer CO Ex   yes
FA-DA11 Landscape Architecture cs  0? summer CO Ex   yes
FA-DA10 Advanced Methods of Digital Modelling cs  0? summer CO Ex   yes
FA-DU1 Urban and Regional Development cs  0? summer CO Ex   yes
FA-DU2 Spacial Planning Development Strategy cs  0? summer CO Ex   yes
FA-DA4 Technology and Construction in Archit... cs  0? summer CO Ex   yes
 


Year of study 3, summer semester

Code Title L. Cr. Sem. Com. Compl. Gr. Op.

Compulsory
FA-D05 State Doctoral Examination cs  0? summer C Ex   yes