Course detail

Urbanism 2

FAST-BGA003Acad. year: 2023/2024

History of town construction starting from the early settlements, over the Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Modern Age, influence of the Industrial Revolution on settlement units, up to a contemporary post-industrial town. Influence of the human community on the conversion of a landscape. Brief history of intentional landscape and environment forming, history of gardening and urban greenery creation. Historical development of urbanistic composition up to the present view of urban space creation.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

Basic knowledge of culture and history at the secondary school level. Grasp of the functional settlement unit system and the conditions of urbanistic development acquired in the previous urbanistic discipline.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

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


Basic grasp of the history of town construction, an ancient town, the Midddle Ages and the Modern Age, the Industrial Revolution impacts, a contemporary post-industrial town, influence of a man on the countryside creation, gardens and parks.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-MI Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Early settlements, the oldest urban structure, an ancient town. 2. Medieval settlement. 3. Modern settlement. 4. The Industrial Revolution and its impact on the town structure. 5. Town planning theories and their reflection in 20th–century settlement units. 6. Condition and perspectives of a contemporary post-industrial town. 7. Historical transformations of a rural settlement. 8. History of anthropogenic conversion of landscape. 9. History of parks and gardening – the Baroque, a landscape park. 11. 19th and 20th-century urban park. 12. Development of the urbanistic composition, the principles of composition. 13. Development of an urbanistic space – typology, morphology, perception.


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1.–2. Introduction of the requirements. Working approach. Presentation of topics. 3.–4. Geographic urban analysis. 5.–6. Conflict analysis in the valuation of the area. 7.–8. Technical and economic assessment of land use. 9.–11. Consultation. 12.–13. Review of work.