226-0513/02 – Diploma Thesis Seminar (PDS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ArchitectureCredits4
Subject guarantorProf. Ing. arch. Petr HrůšaSubject version guarantorProf. Ing. arch. Petr Hrůša
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
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HRU44 Prof. Ing. arch. Petr Hrůša
SPA184 Doc. Ing. arch. Eva Špačková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Learning outcomes of the course unit The subject is conceived so as to build on the knowledge gained in the field of architecture and urban design and to fulfill the prerequisites for further development in a proficient and real way.

Teaching methods



Above all, the graduates will get acquainted with the assignment that they will analyze and clarify conceptually architectural, technical and urban relations in the seminar. Furthermore, the task of the seminar will be for students to carry out analyzes of already implemented reference buildings and issues that are included in the diploma thesis assignment.

Compulsory literature:

Literature will depend on the topic of the thesis.

Recommended literature:

HEIDEGGER, M. Věda, technika a zamyšlení. Oikoymenh, Praha 2004. JONAS, H.: Princip odpovědnosti. Praha: Oikoymenh, 1997. PATOČKA, J.: Negativní platonismus. Praha: Oikoymenh, 2007. PLOTINUS. An essay on the beautiful. London: Gale ECCO, 2010.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

At least 70% attendance at the exercises. Absence, up to a maximum of 30%, must be excused and the apology must be accepted by the teacher (the teacher decides if he accept the reason for the excuse). Demonstrate knowledge of Practise. Compulsory regular consultation with the supervisor and other designated consultants within the range specified by them.


Other requirements

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes: The course-unit credit is awarded on condition of having elaborated the work in the required range in a graphic form on A3 formats and its presentation at the end of the seminar.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Presentation of situation from analyzes and photographs, terrain on model 2. Sketch environment 3. Customizing the building program To advance to the task, this will be: I. Preliminary Understanding - Why This Context? - What is it about? - What do I think? II. Finding the original - in collecting the originals and analogous to them. III. Clarifying unintelligible places and things and correcting them in the thing. - in brightening the incomprehensibility and complexity in the sense explication versus common complications IV. The gathering of external influences - the original purpose of the nature of this, - the setting in life, - the author's vision of this, - another historical context. V. Context within the whole work, - the meaning of the work to the text and context, what the work does the work and the context by the text VI. Perfect Understanding - Expressing Will for Perfectio VII. The whole thing is spiraling.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Credit Credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: At least 70% attendance at seminars. Absence of a maximum of 30% must be excused and the excuse must be accepted by the teacher (the teacher decides on the justification of the excuse). Continuous submission of tasks assigned to the exercises in terms set by the teacher.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (N0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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