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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Prague Architecture. Field Trips

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129TWP KZ 3 3P
Lecturer:
Lenka Popelová (guarantor), Oleksandra Derkach, Martin Lapšanský, Zdeněk Lukeš
Tutor:
Lenka Popelová (guarantor), Oleksandra Derkach, Martin Lapšanský, Zdeněk Lukeš
Supervisor:
Department of Architecture
Synopsis:

In introductory lectures students will get information on the development of Prague and on the Prague Historic Reserve, which is part of the UNESCO world cultural heritage. The case studies will present the most important historical and contemporary architectural monuments. Subsequent guided tours through Prague will focused on selected prominent monuments and sites. The topic of the seminar work is to write a report on visited monuments.

Subsequent guided tours through Prague will focused on selected prominent monuments and sites. The tours will include a description of the history of buildings and sites in an urbanistic context, the description of the layout, function, structure and the architectural style of the selected buildings and questions regarding their protection.

The topic of the seminar work is to write an report on visited monuments and sites.

Requirements:

The topic of the seminar work is to write an report on visited monuments and sites (cca 4-6 pages by your own words).

Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

ILectures and seminars are focused on how has Prague developed over time and on its most important historical and contemporary architectural and industrial monuments and sites. The course will be also concerned with understanding what conservation is, terminology connected with conservation and how conservation policies are being implemented. The basic principles of the conservation policy will be analyzed with selected examples from all historical periods.

Study materials:

(1) Architectural Theory from Renaissance to the Present, TASCHEN, Köln 2003 (2) Jencks, Ch., The New Paradigm in Architecture, Yale University Press, 2002 (3) Kruft, H. -W., Geschichte der Architekturtheorie, C. H. Beck Verlag, 1985 (4) Krier, R., Urban Space, Umbau-Verlag Solingen, 2005, Schulz, CH. N., Mening in Western Architecture, Studio Vista, 1975

(5)Lawlor, R., Secred Geometry, Thames and Hudson Ltd, London 1982

(4)Krier, R., Urban Space, Umbau- Verlag Solingen, 2005

(5)Lawlor, R., Secred Geometry, Thames and Hudson Ltd, London 1982

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
Tue
Fri
Thu
roomTH:C-206

14:00–16:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
C206
Fri
Time-table for summer 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
Tue
roomTH:D-A8

10:00–12:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
D-A8
Fri
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-04-08
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet3009506.html