226-0305/01 – Architectural composition (Akom)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ArchitectureCredits3
Subject guarantorProf. Ing. arch. Petr HrůšaSubject version guarantorProf. Ing. arch. Petr Hrůša
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2008/2009Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
FRA0003 Doc. Ing.arch. Zdeněk Fránek
KUB03 Mgr. Věra Kubicová
STU06 Ing. arch. Aleš Student, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Utility function and aesthetics of architectural design in a harmonious composition of all its components in the context of artificial space. Effect of layout elements (architectural form, architectural space, scale), structural elements, material and artistic aesthetic elements of the quality of architectural design and the environment.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Understanding of basic compositional terms based on analyzes of surface, spatial and color composition. Useful function and aesthetics of two-dimensional, spatial and architectural work within the harmonic composition of all its components and in the context of the creation of artificial space. Influence of layout elements (architectural shape, architectural space, scale), structural elements, material and aesthetic elements on the quality of architectural work and environment. Architecture, asymmetry, gradation, harmonization, category, contrast, scale, nuance, proportion, rhythm, composition elements, symmetry, perception, expression.

Compulsory literature:

1. Krier, R.: Architectural Composition, Stuttgart-Fellbach 2. Sborník stati sovětských autorů: Architektonická kompozice, Odeon, Praha 1974 3. Tichý L., Dvořák V.: Architektonická kompozice, ČVUT Praha 1991

Recommended literature:

4. Drápal J.: Architektonická kompozice II., VUT Brno 1992 5. Ching F.D.K.: Architecture - form, space and order, 2007 6. Bangs H.: Návrat posvátné architektury, Levné knihy 2008 7. Day Ch.: Duch a místo, ERA, Brno 2004 8. Periodika: Architekt, Stavba, ERA 21 9. web: www.archall.cz www.archiweb.cz www.ideon.cz

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2008/2009 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  33
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2009/2010 (N3502) Architecture and Construction (3501T011) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N3502) Architecture and Construction (3501T011) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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