Course: Architecture of West Bohemia

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Course title Architecture of West Bohemia
Course code KHI/ARCZČ
Organizational form of instruction Not exists + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Breitfelder Miroslav, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Kumpera Jan, Prof. PhDr. CSc.
  • Mušková Eva, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Romanesque architecture- rotunda stands, rural churches, monastery architecture. 2. Priority of West Bohemia in the early Gothic architecture - Pivoň, Horšovský Týn, Nepomuk and Strakonice smelting works. 3. Medieval urbanism of royal cities and retainers towns in est Bohemia. 4. Gothic town fortifications (Tachov, Horažďovice, Domažlice, Klatovy, Plzeň, Stříbro, Cheb). 5. Klatovy region 6. Domažlice region 7. Part of the course will be one day tour to the sights of Western Bohemia

Learning activities and teaching methods
Self-study of literature, Lecture, Field trip
  • Contact hours - 24 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 30 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Basic orientation in historical architecture and the various periods of styles, with apliacations on the development of cultural landscape.
professional skills
Critically work with professional and artistic literature to master the history of architecture
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
to recognize individual historical styles, to evaluate the peculiarities of the development of West Bohemian architecture in the transformations of time. Explain the economic, social and cultural causes that have led to changes in building styles. Recognize and compare the developmental features of individual buildings.
professional skills
to find and use reliable sources of information for creative work, to analyze individual artistic styles based on them, to make a didactic, convincing, clear and objective presentation of the period in the West Bohemian architecture, to work in the field, to write a seminar paper on a specific topic.
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
Field trip
Self-study of literature
assessment methods
Test
Skills demonstration during seminar
Recommended literature
  • Podrobný seznam bude dán posluchačům při otevření kursu. Jinak doporučeny práce V. Mencla, D. Líbala, J. Muka, T. Durdíka, D. Menclové, J. Neumanna, V. Vaňkové atd...
  • Durdík, Tomáš. Ilustrovaná encyklopedie českých hradů. Praha, 1999. ISBN 80-85983-62-1.
  • Kumpera Jan + kolektiv autorů. Dějiny západních Čech I. : Od pravěku do poloviny 18. století. Plzeň, 2004. ISBN 80-7291-108-2.
  • Kumpera, Jan. Osobnosti a západní Čechy I. : Do poloviny 19. století. Plzeň, 2005. ISBN 80-7291-142-2.
  • Kumpera, Jan. Západní Čechy od A do Z : Lexikon historie a památek. Plzeň, 2002. ISBN 80-7291-068-X.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (16-2) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Education - (1) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Education - (15) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Education - (13) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (14-3) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (14-4) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (17-1) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Education History in Education (14) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Education - (15) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (1) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (14-3) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (14-4) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Education - (14) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Education History in Education (16) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Education - (14) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (13) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (16-2) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Humanities (17-1) Philosophy, theology 3 Summer