Course: Urban planning

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Course title Urban planning
Course code KKM/LP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Moravcová Jana, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Ondr Pavel, doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
Lectures: 1. Basic concepts related to landscape planning 2. Definitions related to landscape planning 3. History of landscape planning in different parts of the world 4. Objectives and tasks of landscape planning 5. Content page of landscape planning 6. Differences between urban and non-urban planning 7. Spatial planning - definition and purpose 8. Possibilities of spatial planning in different parts of the world 9. Problems of land use and land cover 10. Changes in land use and land Cover and their causes in different parts of the world 11. Possibilities of landscaping water regime 12. Possibilities of strengthening the ecological stability of the territory 13. Legislative provision of changes in the suburbs in different parts of the world 14. Modern methods of landscape planning and their innovation in the world Exercises: 1. History of anthropogenic interventions in the landscape 2. Natural, close to nature and artificial elements in the landscape 3. European Landscape Convention, Principles of sustainable territorial development 4. Landscape geography, landscape mapping - landscape classification, habitat catalog, forest typology, etc. 5. Spatial planning and land management in terms of legislation 6. Spatial planning, landscaping and landscaping in terms of landscape ecology and landscape character 7. Materials and analyzes for spatial planning and landscaping, the role of the public, tourism in the landscape 8. Urbanism, landscape and garden architecture, nature protection (PLA) 9. Settlement, demography, types of ownership 10. Real Estate Cadastre and Land Adjustment 11. Water management, agriculture and forestry, geology, mineral wealth, mining areas 12. Industry, transport, technical infrastructure, defense and state security 13. Reclamation in the landscape - natural and artificial. Succession in the landscape 14. Ecological stability - territorial system of ecological stability as a part of spatial planning

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Work with text (with textbook, with book), E-learning, Individual preparation for exam
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 48 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Aim of this subject is to deepen the knowledge from landscape and urban planning. The subject defines urban planning basics, describes the process of purchasing and confirmation of urban planning documentation.
After completing the course, the student has the knowledge to assess landscape measures and has a comprehensive knowledge of various forms of landscape planning
Basic knowledge of geography and GIS

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Test, Seminar work

Credit requirements: Participation in the exercises, processing of protocols from excercises, submission and presentation of seminar work Examination Requirements: Written test
Recommended literature
  • Beatley, T. Green Urbanism. Washington: Island Press, 2000. ISBN 1559636823.
  • Bundesamt für Naturschutz. Landscape planning. Leipzig, 2008.
  • Levy, J. M. Contemporary urban planning. Washington: Pearson Education, 2012. ISBN 9780205851737.
  • Ministry of Regional Development. Principles and Rules of Urban Planning Composition in Examples. Prague, 2016. ISBN 978-80-7538-127-9.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Multifunctional Agriculture (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): - (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer