Course Details

Contemporary Architecture

Academic Year 2024/25

BGA006 course is part of 1 study plan

BPC-APS Winter Semester 1st year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction



2 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment


Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Introduction 1: Architecture and urban planning in Europe from the ancient times to the 18th century 2. Introduction 2: Architecture and urban planning in Europe since the 19th century 3. Roots of modernism (A. Loos, L. Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier) 4. Post-Modernism (R. Venturi, R. Bofill, J. Stirling and others) 5. High-tech (R. Rogers, N. Foster, N. Grimshaw and others) 6. Deconstructivism (P. Eisenman, B. Tschumi, Z. Hadid, R. Koolhaas and others) 7. Organic architecture (F. Gehry, S. Calatrava and others) 8. Minimalism (P. Zumthor, J. Herzog - P. de Meuron and others) 9. Critical regionalism (A. Siza, R. Legoretta and others) 10. Critics of modernism, traditionalism (L. Krier, Q. Terry and others) 11. Traditionalism and reconstructions of protected buildings 12. Czech architecture after 1989 13. Czech architecture after 1989, Brno scene after 1989