Course Details

Town Planning

Academic Year 2022/23

BGA004 course is part of 1 study plan

BPC-MI Winter Semester 1st year

Introduction to town and regional planning, the legislative and administrative background, instruments of planning, planning at the level of a big city and region, medium and small town and rural settlement, assessment of urban plans, information on a territory, regional planning in the Czech Republic and EU development programmes, sustainable development of settlements and landscape.

Course Guarantor

Ing. arch. Tomáš Pavlovský, Ph.D.

Institute

Link

Objective

Introduction to fundamental principles of spatial planning, system of landscape planning, processing and approval of planning documentation, introduction to urban economics, creation of preconditions for tenure of authorized civil engineer profession.

Syllabus

1. Nature of town planning, the law and related legislation, government and local administration.
2. Territory development regulation.
3. Territory condition ananlysis, exploration, indicators.
4. Regional planning data, planning documentation, the planning permit.
5. Working-out methodology of planning documentation.
6. Principles of planning big cities and urban regions.
7. Principles of planning the medium and small cities development.
8. Principles of planning the village development.
9. Assessment of town and regional planning projects – ex ante evaluation.
10. Information database of a territory, statistics, geodetic database, government administration database, GIS as a component part of planning.
11. Technical requirements.
12. Sustainable development of settlements and landscape, the territorial system of ecological stability.
13. Regional development promotion projects in CZ and EU, participation of the public.

Prerequisites

The subject connects with the knowledge acquired in the urbanistic disciplines of the preceding semesters,
the ability to know the ropes in building law, basic survey over the history of architecture and civil engeneering, basic knowledge of economics

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

6 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/254036

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Nature of town planning, the law and related legislation, government and local administration.
2. Territory development regulation.
3. Territory condition ananlysis, exploration, indicators.
4. Regional planning data, planning documentation, the planning permit.
5. Working-out methodology of planning documentation.
6. Principles of planning big cities and urban regions.
7. Principles of planning the medium and small cities development.
8. Principles of planning the village development.
9. Assessment of town and regional planning projects – ex ante evaluation.
10. Information database of a territory, statistics, geodetic database, government administration database, GIS as a component part of planning.
11. Technical requirements.
12. Sustainable development of settlements and landscape, the territorial system of ecological stability.
13. Regional development promotion projects in CZ and EU, participation of the public.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1.–2. Introduction of the requirements. Working approach. Presentation of topics.
3.–4. Analysis of planning documentation, tutorials task.
5.–6. An analysis of the city quarters, tutorials task.
7.–8. Analysis of selected development areas, tutorial task.
9.–11. Consultation.
12.–13. Review of work.