Course detail

Building Constructions and urban planning

FAST-GH01Acad. year: 2023/2024

Introduction into the structural design of buildings constructions. Students will learn the basic knowledge of purpose, function and design of buildings and structures and of application of knowledge in the field of geodesy and their interconnections with buildings constructions. Output of this course is elaboration of the study the building construction in concrete conditions given area.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Building Structures (PST)

Entry knowledge

cartography, land surveying, computer graphics CARD

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


Students are to acquaint with the issue of building construction design and realization including project drawings and valid legislation and with application of knowledge in the field of geodesy and their interconnections with buildings constructions.

Documentation study of structural design of the building construction including the situation and and oral examination

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Doutlík L.: Urbanistická typologie. ČVUT Praha, 1992. (CS)
Štípek J.: Zásady nauky o stavbách. ČVUT Praha, 2000. (CS)
Horniaková a kol.:: Pozemní stavitelství. JAGA Bratislava, 2002. (SK)
Chudley, R., Greeno, R.: Building Construction Handbook. Elsevier LTD, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-7506-86228. (EN)

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-C-GK Bachelor's

    branch GI , 3. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Urban design, urban planning, legislation and urban typology 2. Functional, operational and spatial structure of urban settlement department, city plan, municipalities, regulatory elements, buffer zones 3. Public spaces, transport and technical facilities and infrastructure 4. Types of buildings according to the purpose of their use. Basic types of structures and coordinating of their dimensions 5. Structural systems of buildings. External influences on the design 6. Excavations and foundation construction. Coordinating construction situation 7. Vertical load-bearing structure including exterior walls of the building. The spatial bracing construction 8. Horizontal structures. Types of floor structures. Overhanging and receding structures 9. Structural systems for roofing structures. 10. Constructions for different height level - stairs, ramps 11. Flat roofs and chimneys 12. Non-bearing structures, doors and windows, floors 13. Legislation and Building Law


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1.-2.Draft of cellared building construction 3.-5.Structural studies of the building 1:100 6.-7.Sections and Elevations of building 8.Contour lines plan and local topography for the building 9.Location of the building in the terrain 10.The foundation structure 11.Proposal of landscaping 12.Technical report 13.Completion and granting credit