Course Details

Urbanism 2

Academic Year 2022/23

BGA003 course is part of 1 study plan

BPC-MI Summer Semester 1st year

History of town construction starting from the early settlements, over the Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Modern Age, influence of the Industrial Revolution on settlement units, up to a contemporary post-industrial town. Influence of the human community on the conversion of a landscape. Brief history of intentional landscape and environment forming, history of gardening and urban greenery creation. Historical development of urbanistic composition up to the present view of urban space creation.

Course Guarantor

Ing. arch. Tomáš Pavlovský, Ph.D.

Institute

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Objective

Basic grasp of the history of town construction, an ancient town, the Midddle Ages and the Modern Age, the Industrial Revolution impacts, a contemporary post-industrial town, influence of a man on the countryside creation, gardens and parks.

Syllabus

1. Early settlements, the oldest urban structure, an ancient town.
2. Medieval settlement.
3. Modern settlement.
4. The Industrial Revolution and its impact on the town structure.
5. Town planning theories and their reflection in 20th–century settlement units.
6. Condition and perspectives of a contemporary post-industrial town.
7. Historical transformations of a rural settlement.
8. History of anthropogenic conversion of landscape.
9. History of parks and gardening – the Baroque, a landscape park.
11. 19th and 20th-century urban park.
12. Development of the urbanistic composition, the principles of composition.
13. Development of an urbanistic space – typology, morphology, perception.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of culture and history at the secondary school level. Grasp of the functional settlement unit system and the conditions of urbanistic development acquired in the previous urbanistic discipline.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

4 credits

Semester

summer

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/254880

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Early settlements, the oldest urban structure, an ancient town.
2. Medieval settlement.
3. Modern settlement.
4. The Industrial Revolution and its impact on the town structure.
5. Town planning theories and their reflection in 20th–century settlement units.
6. Condition and perspectives of a contemporary post-industrial town.
7. Historical transformations of a rural settlement.
8. History of anthropogenic conversion of landscape.
9. History of parks and gardening – the Baroque, a landscape park.
11. 19th and 20th-century urban park.
12. Development of the urbanistic composition, the principles of composition.
13. Development of an urbanistic space – typology, morphology, perception.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1.–2. Introduction of the requirements. Working approach. Presentation of topics.
3.–4. Geographic urban analysis.
5.–6. Conflict analysis in the valuation of the area.
7.–8. Technical and economic assessment of land use.
9.–11. Consultation.
12.–13. Review of work.