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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Industrial Revolution – Urban Planning, Architecture and Fine Arts

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D29PRA_EN ZK 2P
Lecturer:
Jana Hořická, Lenka Popelová (guarantor)
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Department of Architecture
Synopsis:

The lectures deal with the influence of the industrial and post-industrial era on the form of urbanism, architecture and art. They are focused not only on the ground-plan, spatial and visual concept, but also on architectural-social and theoretical problems.

Industrial revolution and its influence on the form of the city and landscape, the initial chaos of industrialization, the emergence of metropolises and suburbs.

New theories of modern urbanism. Idealistic visions, social utopias and reformations (eg Arts and Crafts), social unrest and ideas.

Depiction of the Industrial Revolution and Industrial Procedures in the 19th Century Fine Art.

New industrial typologies and technologies and their influence on aesthetics and spatial concept of contemporary architecture.

Theoretical concept of modernism, its links to industrialization, typing, standardization and prefabrication.

Tendencies of solving social problems of society by means of modern architecture and urbanism (responses also in fine arts). Industry stagnation, transition to the information society and reflection in urban planning / architecture and fine arts.

Conversion and brownfields.

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Data valid to 2020-06-04
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