Course: Urban planning

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Course title Urban planning
Course code KKM/UPLA
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Ondr Pavel, doc. Ing. CSc.
  • Moravcová Jana, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Lecture: 1. Basic concepts relating to urban planning 2. History of urban planning 3. Objectives and tasks of urban planning 4. The limits and regulations of urban planning 5. The authorities dealing with urban plannig 6. Urban planning materials - local analytical materials and regional studies 7. Policy of spatial development 8. Urban planning documentation - development principles 9. Urban planning documentation - urban plan 10. Urban planning documentation - regulatory plan 11. Spatial planning decision 12. Territorial agreement and territorial measures 13. Decree related to urban planning and building regulations 14. Law on Expropriation - conditions, purpose and compensation for expropriation Practice: 1. Introduction to study literature and conditions for passing the subject 2. Urban planning portal 3. Processing of individual work on search within the portal of urban planning 4. Description of the landscape character 5. Individual work on landscape character description in the selected area 6. SWOT analysis 7. Processing individual SWOT analysis of the selected village 8. Introduction to the essentials of planning documents 9. Description and objectives of seminary work of regional studies for the selected site 10. Initiation into different types of urban planning documents and Policy of spatial development 11. Processing of individual work on search within the urban plan 12. Processing of individual tasks to create regional studies for the selected community 13. Presentation of regional studies 14. Presentation of regional studies

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
  • Semestral paper - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 48 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.
Students are able to analyze urban planning documentation after completing the course and also to collect and generate background material for planning of towns.
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of geography, history 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.
  • ČR. Zákon č. 183/2006 Sb. o územním plánování a stavebním řádu. Praha, 2006.
  • ČR. Zákon č. 184/2006 Sb. o odnětí nebo omezení vlastnického práva k pozemku nebo ke stavbě (zákon o vyvlastnění). Praha, 2006.
  • Hrůza, J., Zajíc, J. Vývoj urbanismu 1. Praha: ČVUT, 1995. ISBN 80-01-02551-9.
  • Hrůza, J., Zajíc, J. Vývoj urbanismu 2. Praha: ČVUT, 1997. ISBN 978-80-01-03714-0.
  • Levy, J. M. Contemporary urban planning. Washington: Pearson Education, 2012. ISBN 9780205851737.


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