Course Details

Urbanism 1

Academic Year 2022/23

BGA002 course is part of 1 study plan

BPC-MI Winter Semester 1st year

Introduction to the disciplines of town and regional planning, basic information on the functional and spatial arrangement of town planning structures, the urbanistic typology of the functional systems of settlement units, urban development conditions.

Course Guarantor

Ing. arch. Tomáš Pavlovský, Ph.D.

Institute

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Objective

Knowledge of the elementary urbanistic typology, urbanistic structure, urban functional systems, public areas, urban detail, rural settlement and landscape.

Syllabus

1. Town and regional planning; social economic and environmental frame.
2. Settlement units, urbanization.
3. Spatial arrangement of the urban structure.
4. Functional arrangement of the urban structure.
5. Urban functional systems – housing and residential estates.
6. Urban functional systems – production and storage.
7. Commercial and non-commercial facilities.
8. Urban functional systems – recreation and greenery.
9. Urban functional systems – traffic skeleton, transport facilities, technical infrastructure.
10. Public areas and urban interior.
11. Rural settlement and landscape.
12. Urbane development – demographic, social and cultural conditions.
13. Urbane development – natural, technical and economic conditions.

Prerequisites

The subject does not connect with any previous disciplines; it partly applies the knowledge acquired in the subjects of typology and the applied ecology.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

5 credits

Semester

winter

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/254035

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Town and regional planning; social economic and environmental frame.
2. Settlement units, urbanization.
3. Spatial arrangement of the urban structure.
4. Functional arrangement of the urban structure.
5. Urban functional systems – housing and residential estates.
6. Urban functional systems – production and storage.
7. Commercial and non-commercial facilities.
8. Urban functional systems – recreation and greenery.
9. Urban functional systems – traffic skeleton, transport facilities, technical infrastructure.
10. Public areas and urban interior.
11. Rural settlement and landscape.
12. Urbane development – demographic, social and cultural conditions.
13. Urbane development – natural, technical and economic conditions.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1.–2. Introduction of the analytical methodology. Working approach.
3.–4. Geographic urban analysis
5.–6. Step 1. Group analysis (environmental analysis, historical development, communications
7.–8. Step 2. Group analysis (Purpose, vegetation, spacial view)
9.–11. Consultation
12.–13. Review of work.