Course Details

Residential Buildings

Academic Year 2024/25

BGA008 course is part of 1 study plan

BPC-APS Winter Semester 1st year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction



3 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Concept of typology, typology in the architecture of residential buildings. 2. Social and psychological aspects of housing. 3. Definition of a flat and its fragments, flat zoning, articles of the standard. 4. Historical development of the building type of a family house. 5. Family houses, typological varieties. 6. Historical development of the building type of a multidwelling house. 7. Typology of a multidwelling house, exterior and interior areas of a house. 8. Typological varieties of multidwelling houses. 9. Prefabricated blocks of flats. 10. Polyfunctional buildings. 11. Housing for the aged. 12. Buildings for temporary accommodation. 13. Nature of the new residential construction.


13 weeks, 1 hours/week, compulsory


1.–2. Introduction to study, work methods, assign 1st task 3.–4. Assignment task: family house for analysis 5.–6. Sketches of given house analysis: environment, form, function, structure, dimensional model 7.–11. Presentation of the analyzes specified family house, models 12.–13. Submission of work, the final evaluation