Course detail

Architect in Practice

FA-ARPAcad. year: 2020/2021

To provide students with comprehensive information on all aspects of architectural practice and public administration (the process of setting up a design office, legal form, management requirements, etc.)


Department of Design (UN)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Obtaining basic information and knowledge needed for activities in practice: - professional environment - conditions of the profession, assertion - design and management, contractual relations, price/wage - performance standards - contract


Basic awareness of the possibilities of architectural practice.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Normy a předpisy související s tématy přednášek, další literatura doporučená lektory. (CS)
aktuální periodika a literatura, otevřené přednášky
e_zdroje - viz založka Poznámka (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

přednáškypřednáškyTeaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The exam is written and oral. The final classification consists of 75% of the result of the test, 25% of the quality of the submitted work. The condition for access to the exam is the submission of all assigned tasks. The submitted assignment must meet all the requirements.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Guest lectures of architects from the Czech Republic and abroad (in Czech or English language).


Ability to understand the current applicable laws and regulations concerning the realization of architect´s occupation, and operation of state administration.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at lectures is not obligatory. Students prepare a short essay according to an actual assignment.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme ARCHURB Master's

    branch ARCHURB , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer