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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Landscape Heritage

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127LAHE ZK 4 2P+1C
Lecturer:
Jiří Kupka (guarantor), Jan Hendrych (guarantor), Pavel Holubec, Jiří Kugl
Tutor:
Jiří Kupka (guarantor), Jan Hendrych (guarantor), Pavel Holubec, Jiří Kugl
Supervisor:
Department of Urban Design, Town and Regional Planning
Synopsis:

Cultural and historical as well as natural and ecological processes traditionally shape the human environment, our common cultural landscape heritage. The course will reveal intrinsic values, functions, character, as well as the appropriate conservation techniques and strategies for the urban landscape heritage protection.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

Seminars, lectures and especially the relevant field excursions will take three hours weekly, (presence of students is also a part of the final evaluation). Students will independently work on their own chosen subject of study in the form of thematic essay that will be submitted at the end of the semester.

Thematic areas of lectures / seminars and follow-up excursions

1. Development and typology of public space

2. Urban landscapes, Landscape urbanism, Urban park systems

3. Brownfields in cities, rehabilitation, Industrial sites, Industrial heritage revitalization

4. Post-industrial landscapes, Mining and quarrying, Re-naturalization, Natural processes

5. Landscape memory, Landscape as a palimpsest, Landscape narrative

6. Landscape character, Landscape character assessment, care and protection

7. Natural and rural landscapes, Natural forces, Geology, Hydrology, Climate

8. Historic cultural landscapes, Landscape cultivation, Landscape archaeology

9. Landscape aesthetics, Perception of landscape structures and spaces

Syllabus of tutorials:

Independent practical research and critical study paper (essay) preparation differs from student to student, but in general it could involve another two to three hour weekly.

Thematic areas of excursions, selection from localities:

The White Mountain plain and The Royal Game Preserve, Former brickwork and restored homestead Kotlářka, Hanspaulka, Šárka valley, Baba.

Geology, Biogeography, Hydrology, Landscape character, Cultural and historical aspects

Dejvice, Střešovice, Ořechovka - Urban structures and their transformations, The system of green spaces and public greenery, Tree lines and avenues, Structured system of linear vegetation

Žižkov freight station, Karlin Barracks - example of temporary use, exhibition, summer cinema, café, gallery

Pragovka - example of temporary use (already well-developed and about the largest area known), cafes, exhibitions,

Corso Karlín - former boiler room, today a noble administrative building from Bofill

Podkovářská - former paint factory, now an office building, a basketball court on the roof

Machine House - former power station, today offices, studios, accessible courtyard

Forum Karlín - former CKD Dukla, an administrative and cultural center today, the courtyard and the café accessible, the hall would be possible on agreement

DOX Gallery - former machine factory, a successful gallery today

Steam mills Holešovice

Study Objective:

Ability to understand - read cultural landscapes within the urban framework and to evaluate their character, cultural, historic and aesthetic quality and importance in the current time.

Study materials:

Goodchild Peter: Landscape Heritage, Biosphere Change, Climate Change and Conservation. Heritage at Risk 2006/2007.

Council of Europe, The European Landscape Convention.

Florence, 20 October 2000.

www.coe.int/europeanlandscapeconvention

www.coe.int/conventioneuropeenedupaysage

Newton, T. Norman. Design on the Land. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1972.

Watkins, John and Wright, Tom (eds.). The Management and Maintenance of Historic Parks, Gardens and Landscapes: The English Heritage Handbook. Frances Lincoln Publishers, London, 2007.

Jellicoe, Geofrey, Susan. Landscape of Man, shaping the Environment from Prehistory to the Present Day. Thames and Hudson, London, 1975.

Norberg-Schulz, Christian, Genius loci. Rizzoli, 1991.

Schama, Simon. Landscape and Memory. Random House, New York, 1996.

Jan Gehl: Cities for People.

Philipp Oswalt, Klause Overmeyer a Philipp Misselwitz: Urban Catalyst.

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
Fri
roomTH:A-835

13:00–14:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A835
roomTH:A-835

15:00–16:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A835
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
Fri
Thu
Fri
roomTH:A-836

10:00–11:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A836
roomTH:A-836

12:00–12:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A836
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-04-09
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5467206.html