Course: Spatial Design

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Course title Spatial Design
Course code KDE/APN
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Klíma Petr, Mgr. Ing. arch.
Course content
01/ Assignment of semestral work. Fundamentals of Spatial Perception 02/ Antropometry / Proportional Relationships and Canons 03/ The History of Space Concepts and Imagery 04/ Settlement Structures / Settlement Development 05/ (Mega)polis 06/ Suburbia / Sprawl 07/ Outer Landscapes / "Countrysides" 08/ Environment / Principles of Sustanaible Future 09/ History and Theory of Public Space 10/ Interiors / Solitaire 11/ Inner Landscapes 12/ Cyber-space / Virtual Space 13/ New Spaces

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Discussion, Multimedia supported teaching, One-to-One tutorial, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes, Individual study, Students' self-study, Lecture, Seminar
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 10 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 25 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 25 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students will be able to comprehend and understand spatial relations, concepts, and qualities. They also will be familiar with the history and theory of space, its concepts and imaging.
teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Students' self-study
Individual study
One-to-One tutorial
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Oral exam
Skills demonstration during seminar
Seminar work
Individual presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Maier, Karel. Urbanistická čítanka : vybrané texty urbanistické literatury XX. století . 1., Klasikové moderního urbanismu, urbanismus jako prostorové utváření měst. Vyd. 1. Praha : Česká komora architektů, 2000. ISBN 80-902735-3-X.
  • Mitchell, William J. e-topia: život ve městě trochu jinak. Vyd. v českém jazyce 1. Praha : Zlatý řez, 2004. ISBN 80-902810-3-6.
  • P. Halík, P. Kratochvíl, O. Nový. Architektura a město.

Study plans that include the course
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