226-0504/01 – Urbanism and Planning of Cities (URB)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ArchitectureCredits4
Subject guarantorProf. Ing. arch. Petr HrůšaSubject version guarantorProf. Ing. arch. Petr Hrůša
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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HRU44 Prof. Ing. arch. Petr Hrůša
RIH082 Ing. arch. Pavel Řihák
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student will get an overview of the development of settlement construction with the vast majority of urban construction since the beginning of settlements - the oldest city of Jericho, organic settlements in Malta, Sardinia and Central America. Fertile Triangle - Mesopotamia, Turkey, Nile. The headquarters of the Sumerians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites, and Egyptians. Archaic Greece - Crete, Mycenae. High Greece - Athens, Sparta, Corinth, Hellenic Greece, Pergamon, Roman Empire and cities from Great Britain to Syria, prehistoric, Celtic, Roman, Germanic and Slavic settlements in the Czech Republic. Fortified settlement. Medieval cities of Italy, France, Germany, Russia. Medieval grows in the Czech Republic. Medieval cities based in the colonization phase. The influence of the Renaissance on the construction of cities. Baroque Rome. The development of Paris. The Development of London. Development of Prague, Brno and Ostrava. Garden cities and utopian urban ideas. Modern urban ideas. Modern based cities. Urban theory. Athens Charter and contemporary urban development, mass housing construction, especially extensive construction.

Teaching methods

Lectures

Summary

Students will acquire an overview of the development of settlement construction with the vast majority of urban construction from the beginning of the establishment of settlements to modern-based cities. Urban theory. Athens Charter and contemporary urban development, mass housing construction, especially extensive construction.

Compulsory literature:

HRŮZA, J. Svět měst. Praha: Academia, 2014. HRŮZA, J. a J. ZAJÍC. Vývoj urbanismu I. díl. Praha: ČVUT, 2002. HRŮZA, J. a J. ZAJÍC. Vývoj urbanismu II. díl. Praha: ČVUT, 2007. VYBÍRAL, J. Zrození velkoměsta. Brno: ERA, 2004.

Recommended literature:

ŠEVČÍK, O. Architektura historie umění: Kulturně-civilizační vývoj v Evropě od antiky do počátku 19. století. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2002. FRAMPTON, K. Moderní architektura. Kritické dějiny. Praha: Academia, 2004. STRAKOŠ, M. Ostrava a její satelity. Kapitoly z dějin architektury 30.-50. let 20. století. Ostrava: Národní památkový ústav, územní odborné pracoviště v Ostravě, 2010. JACOBS, J. Cities And The Wealth Of Nations. NY: Vintage Books, 1988.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Active participation in lectures. The course is concluded with an exam.

E-learning

Other requirements

There are no further requirements for the student.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. City and village 2. Prehistoric settlements - organic and rectangular, Fertile triangle 3. Cities of Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt 4. Settlements in Crete, Mycenae 5. Cities of Classical Greece, Acropolis of Athens, Hellenic Cities - Pergamon 6. Ancient Rome - Roman camp, Imperial forums and civil engineering 7. Medieval cities 8. Renaissance cities 9. Baroque, classicism in urbanism 10. Urbanism of the 19th century 11. Development of Prague, Brno and Ostrava including 19th century 12th 1st half of the 20th century, CIAM - le Corbusier and others 13. Modern cities founded - Brasília and others, Futuristic projects of cities 14. The world's largest cities and urban areas

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Lectures are not compulsory. Final exam.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (N0731A010003) Architecture and Construction DAS P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0731A010003) Architecture and Construction DAS P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N0731A010003) Architecture and Construction DAS P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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