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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Landscape Architecture 1 - Introduction

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
555TKZ1 Z,ZK 3 2P+1C
Lecturer:
Radmila Fingerová
Tutor:
Radmila Fingerová
Supervisor:
Department of Garden and Landscape Architecture
Synopsis:

This course is about obtaining knowledge through sharing and developing ideas regarding the history of garden art and landscape architecture and contemporary trends of landscape architecture worldwide. Students write essays, make site research in Prague (historical gardens, parks, public spaces) and make PowerPoint presentation concerning landscape architecture in their country.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction to the subject of LA. 2. Gardens, parks and landscapes in Prague and in the Czech Republic 3. Historical gardens and parks in Asia and Europe. 4. Gardens of the Renaissance, the Mannerism and the Baroque, French classical parks and gardens. 5. English gardens and parks. 6. American gardens and parks from Central Park to 2014, development of city park systems and parkways. 7.- 13. Contemporary gardens, parks and public spaces in the Czech Republic, Europe, Americas, Asia and Australia

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:
Study materials:

1. Norbeg - Schultz, Christian: Genius Loci: Towards a Phenomenology of Architecture, Rizzoli, New York, 1980, 1984. 2. Newton, Norman T.: Design on the Land, Harvard University Press, 1971. 3. Thacker, Christopher: The History of Gardens, University of California Press, 1979. 4.Gordon Cullen:The Concise Townscape.5.www.TOPOS.de, www.iflaonline.org, www.asla.org, www.csla.org

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
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
roomT9:111
Fingerová R.
12:30–14:00
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Posluchárna
Tue
Fri
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-04-05
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