546-0831/03 – Land Management (UP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Barbara Stalmachová, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Barbara Stalmachová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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STA35 doc. Ing. Barbara Stalmachová, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students have a basic outline of the landscape and urban planning. They know the methodology of spatial planning, focusing on legislation and have an overview of terminology sustainable development of the territory and territorial system of ecological stability. Students are able to work with the legislature, read and work with local plans, process design solutions in problems of spatial and landscape planning. Students are able to independently generally suggest, develop and publicly defend their semester project

Teaching methods



The aim of the course is to introduce to students by lectures and exercises spatial differentiation of the landscape, landscape features and limits of land use. In the section on urban planning, attention will be focused on planning materials and documentation and territorial management. In the landscape planning on the principle of protection of individual segments of landscape, landscape character assessment and definition of territorial system of ecological stability and methodology LANDEP. Additionally, students learn the strategy of sustainable development, legislative framework and methodology building regulations in the Czech Republic and EU countries. In the targeted building code will be explained authorization and use of buildings. The students acquire their knowledge by practical demonstrations and separate roles during exercise.

Compulsory literature:

WALDHEIM CH., The Landscape Urbanism Reader. Princeton Arch. Press. 2006. WARD, S. V. Planning and Urban Change. 2nd ed. London: SAGE Publications, 2004. CATANESE A.J., SNYDER J.C. Urban Planning. McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, 2006. HALL, P. Urban and Regional Planning. Routledge, London 2002.

Recommended literature:

DRIESSEN, P.M., KONIJN, N.T. Land-use Systems Analysis. Wageningen Agric. Univ., Wageningen. 1992. TRESS, B., TRESS, G., FRY, G., OPDAM, P. (eds.) From landscape research to landscape planning: Aspects of integration, education and application. Springer. Amsterdam. 2005. FORMAN, R.T.T., GODRON, M. Landscape Ecology. J. Wiley and Sons, New York. 1986. ZONNEVELD, I.S. Land Evaluation and Land (scape) Science. International Training Center, Enschede, The Netherlands. 1979.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

During the semester there will be discussions about topics being taught in lectures, in exercises there will be control in the form of tests. Written and oral exam.


Other requirements

Active participation in seminars, proven successful processing of individual tasks, regularly entered in the semester.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Fundamental concepts: landscape - definitions, categories, limits, 2. Landscape planning, urban planning, 3. Regional and spatial planning. 4. Origins and evolution of land use and landscape planning in Europe and worldwide. 5. Methods of landscape planning, the European Landscape Convention. 6. Problems of planning and approaches to solutions in France, the specifics of planning in Italy, conditions and approaches to urban and regional planning in Germany, dealing with territorial issues in the Scandinavian countries, development and planning systems in the Netherlands, development and peculiarities of planning in the USA. 7. Planning in the Czech Republic, 8. Planning tools and local planning processes, development policy, planning documentation. 9. The current issue of land use planning, zoning entity role in the process of sustainable land use, brownfields, public and private interest. 10. Outlook for the European space strategy and recommendations for sustainable development of the area. 11. Industrial agglomeration in the European area, their development and localization of the 19th century. the present; regional planning. 12. The concept of territorial development, urban design and landscape design layout, land use conditions, territorial system of ecological stability. Instruments of settlements and landscape values. 13. Landscaping projects and programs - programs revitalization, renewal, landscape, LANDEP, landscape character assessment, strategies for sustainable territorial development 14. Revitalization of post-industrial areas and their role in land use planning concepts.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  34
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: credit - semester work exam - oral answers to the exam questions

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