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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

History of Architecture 5 - Modern Architecture

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
555DA5 ZK 2 2P+0C English
Lecturer:
Petr Vorlík (guarantor), Vladimír Šlapeta
Tutor:
Petr Vorlík (guarantor), Vladimír Šlapeta
Supervisor:
Department of Theory and History of Architecture
Synopsis:

Explores the tradition of modern architecture of 20th century in the Czech Republic and Central Europe with international interactions and influences. The lectures are accompanied with excursions in Prague, Brno, Hradec Králové etc. Contents: Czech Jugendstil and early modernism. Czech Cubism. The National Style and the Dutch influence. Josef Gočár. Kamil Roškot. Adolf Loos. Josip Plečnik. Czech Functionalism. Czechoslovak Werkbund and the Baba housing exhibition. Interactions with Bauhaus and Le Corbusier. Prague modern urban culture. Brno - a city of Modern Architecture. Zlín - the Baťa industrial city.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Czech Jugendstil and early modernism. 2. Czech Cubism. 3. The National Style and the Dutch influence. 4. Josef Gočár. 5. Kamil Roškot. 6. Adolf Loos. 7.Josip Plecnik. 8. Czech Functionalism I. 9. Czech Functionalism II. 10. Czechoslovak Werkbund and the Baba housing exhibition. 11. Interactions with Bauhaus and Le Corbusier. 12. Prague modern urban culture. 13. Brno - a city of Modern Architecture. 14. Zlín - the Baťa industrial city.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:
Study materials:

1. Šlapeta, Vladimír: Czech Funkcionalism 1918-1936, AA London, 1987. 2. Czech Cubism, Princeton Press, 1933. 3. Loos, Adolf: The Müller House, Prague, 2000. 4. Josip Plečnik, Prague, 1996.

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
Thu
Fri
roomT9:112
Šlapeta V.
09:45–13:00
EVEN WEEK

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Data valid to 2020-10-27
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