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Development of Cities and Municipalities

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Course Unit Code222-0325/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
KUD25doc. Ing. et Ing. František Kuda, CSc.
PAC11Ing. arch. Hana Paclová, Ph.D.
END014Ing. Stanislav Endel, Ph.D.
BER261Ing. Eva Wernerová, Ph.D.
KUT084Ing. arch. Dagmar Kutá, Ph.D. Paed.IGIP
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the urbanization process, typology and qualifications of urban space, with the organization and composition of cities and municipalities, artistic aspects of construction and natural conditions of the construction of urban space. The course acquaints students with basic information about the economics of land development. As a result of accelerating economic trends and their impact on spatial structure, and the structure of cities precept, it is inevitable that future professionals who will offer services in the areas of municipal engineering, planning and management of urban space acquired the issues of urban economics and market relations in the context of territorial development.
Course Contents
Introduction and terminology. The settlement structure. Models settlement. The process of urbanization. The city and its development. Typology of cities. The urban structure of the city. The organization and composition of the city. Art aspects of city construction. The influence of natural factors on urban development. Residential area of the city. Territory for the economic life of the city. Areas for recreation. Traffic facilities and equipment. Technical infrastructure of the city.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Urban Design With Nature. 2008 ISBN: 978-0-471-77751-9
Zákon č. 183/2006 Sb. o územním plánování a stavebním řádu (Stavební zákon).
Šilhánková-Koutný-Čablová: Urbanismus a územní plánování, Univerzita Pardubice 2002
Recommended Reading:
Shane D.G., Recombinant Urbanism: Conceptual Modeling in Architecture, Urban Design and City Theory. Academy Press. 2005. ISBN: 0470093315
Koch W. : Evropská architektura - encyklopedie od antiky po současnost. IKAR Praha a.s. 1998
Kuta, V.: Teorie stavby měst a urbanismus, VŠB-TUO, Ostrava 1996
Kuta, V.: Stavby pro bydlení a občanské vybavení města, VŠB-TUO, Ostrava 1995 Douglas Farr: Sustainable Urbanism:
Marhold, K.: Sídla-urbanistická typologie, ČVUT, Praha 1996
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined