Course detail

Studio M4

FA-A4Z2Acad. year: 2020/2021

Studio work is the main and essential method of teaching architecture. It is based on the “learning by doing” method, i.e. acquiring knowledge and skills through practical application. It consists of a dialogue between the teacher and the student about the project in progress. Its theme corresponds to the module that the student at the beginning enrolled of his studies in master program “Architecture and Urbanism”.


Department of experimental design (UET)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student should prove the ability to apply the knowledge and skills gained in the bachelor degree study, to make use of the experience gained in practice, and to prove the capability of inventively approaching the creative work.


Successful mastering of the subject requires the completion of subjects taught in previous study, which put emphasis on the logic and hierarchy of indispensable information and experience needed for the work of a creative architect.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

NEUFERT, Ernst. Navrhování staveb: zásady, normy, předpisy o zařízeních, stavbě, vybavení, nárocích na prostor, prostorových vztazích, rozměrech budov, prostorech, vybavení, přístrojích z hlediska člověka jako měřítka a cíle : příručka pro stavební odborníky, stavebníky, vyučující i studenty. 2. české vyd., (35. něm. vyd.). Praha: Consultinvest, 2000, 618 s. ISBN 80-901-4866-2.
Soubor norem ČSN, předpisů a vyhlášek k danému zadání
Odborné architektonické časopisy a literatura doporučená vedoucím práce k zadanému tématu

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching 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

Studio work can be completed if the student continually works on the assigned design, consults the design with the work's leader, specialists from practice and representatives of public administration. Student has the duty to submit in due time and complete the assigned work and to present it to public discussion in prescribed terms.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Semester is divided to the time sections determinate action critical discussion above in course of manufacture projectthat the sympathetic except all students and teachers also invited specialists.


The aim of the course is to elaborate a studio project – architectural study according to the assignment, which thematically corresponds to the module in which the student enrolled at the beginning of his studies in master program “Architecture and Urbanism”.

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

The work on the studio design lasts 13 weeks, and is conducted in form of the student's consultation with the teacher. The time for consultation is set in the schedule. Excused missed teaching can be made up for by agreement with the work's leader.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme ARCHURB Master's

    branch ARCHURB , 2. year of study, winter semester, 15 credits, compulsory-optional