226-0516/02 – Law for Architects (LA)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ArchitectureCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Martina Peřinková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Martina Peřinková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PER64 prof. Ing. Martina Peřinková, Ph.D.
SIR002 Ing. Petr Šiřina
TRE06 Doc. Ing. arch. Zdeněk Trefil
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 aim of the course is to prepare students for their future profession from the point of view of the necessary knowledge of the relevant legislation, which is a necessary part of highly professional work of the architect.

Teaching methods



Within the framework of the Architects Legislation, students will be systematically clarified basic information on the applicable law, on the basis of building management at the work of the building authorities and their synergies, and on the legal aspects of the work on the construction works. Furthermore, the issues of the legal possibilities for designers' behavior in the employment relationship in project organizations will be addressed, and students will also explain how legal behaviors as employers are in the position of conducting their own design studios.

Compulsory literature:

Zákon ČNR č. 360/1992 Sb., o výkonu povolání autorizovaných architektů a o výkonu povolání autorizovaných inženýrů a techniků činných ve výstavbě, v platném znění (CS) Stavební zákon č. 50/1976 Sb.,v platném znění, včetně prováděcích vyhlášek MMR č. 132/1998 Sb., kterou se provádějí některá ustanovení stavebního zákona ve znění vyhlášky č. 492/2002 Sb. a vyhlášky MMR č. 137/1998 Sb., o obecných tech. požadavcích na výstavbu (CS) Zákon č. 200/1990 Sb., o přestupcích (CS) Zákon č. 128/2000 Sb., o obcích, v platném znění (CS) Vyhláška MMR č. 369/2001 Sb., o obecných tech. požadavcích zabezpečujících užívání staveb osobami s omezenou schopností pohybu a orientace (CS) Zákon č. 129/2000 Sb., o krajích, v platném znění (CS) Zákon č. 71/1967 Sb., o správním řízení („správní řád“), v platném znění. (CS)

Recommended literature:

https://www.cka.cz/cs/pro-architekty/legislativa COUSINS, M. Architect's Legal Pocket Book. London: Routledge, 2015.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Active participation in lectures.


Other requirements

There are no further requirements for the student.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Act No. 360/1992 Coll., On the pursuit of the profession of authorized architects and the practice of authorized engineers and technicians in construction, as amended (CS) 2. Selected subjects of building law: land-use planning, land management, building management, building approval, building authority system, co-operating bodies in construction management. 3. Environmental protection in the building law and implementing regulations. Protection of aquatic air, nature and landscape, agricultural and forest land resources. 4. Competition, public procurement, architectural competitions. 5. Contracts in accordance with the Civil and Commercial Code used in the construction and design of buildings. 6. Selected topics of labor law: creation, change, termination of labor-law relationship, forms of work agreements and other possibilities of employing workers. 7. Act on profession of authorized architects, analysis of legislation, chamber regulations.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Submission of seminar paper + oral exam.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Submission of seminar paper and oral exam.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2023/2024 (N0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
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

Occurrence in special blocks

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Assessment of instruction

2022/2023 Summer