City Planning 11

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127CP11 ZK 2 2P English
Garant předmětu:
Jiří Kugl
Ivan Horký, Václav Jetel, Jiří Kugl, Jiří Kupka
Ivan Horký, Václav Jetel, Jiří Kugl, Jiří Kupka
Department of Urban Design, Town and Regional Planning

Concepts in urban space design in history, form of the city, typology of urban space, philosophies behind, practices of urban space design in European cultural context, land-use, planning controle, preservation of cities, urban ecology, trends and policies in urban planning and regional development.


no prerequisites

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Development of urban space in history

2. Paradigms and historical incentives

3. The twentieth century city, needs and designs

4. Empiricism, rationalism and pragmatism in urban space design

5. Philosophical backgrounds and urban development practice

6. Later planning theories and practices

7. Modern city realities and public criticism

8. Neo-rationalists in urban space design

9. Neo-empiricists in urban space design

10. International town-planning competitions – fresh ideas into practice

11. General urban texture, scale and monuments

12. Future of the city

13. Current trends in city planning

14. Discussion on the subject, preparatory seminar for the exam

Syllabus of tutorials:

Form of the city – historical outlook

Concepts in urban space design

City and region – planning methodology

Urban space – typology

Valuation and land-use zoning

Open space – public and private interests

Environmental aspects

Development control and local legislation

Study Objective:

Complex historical outlook of human settlements development concepts, characteristics of main planning theories in urban space design.

Study materials:

New City Spaces, Jan Gehl, Lars Gemzoe

Cities for People, Jan Gehl

Life Between Buildings, Jan Gehl

The Image of the City, Kevin Lynch

The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs

Urban Catalyst, Philipp Oswalt, KlauseOvermeyer a Philipp Misselwitz

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