Course: Architectural Design 2

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Course title Architectural Design 2
Course code KAR/AA2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 8
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Balda Vladimír, Ing. arch.
  • Žid Jiří, Ing. arch.
  • Rezek Petr, doc. PhDr.
Course content
The process of creating an architectural design respecting the design brief. The design must relate to the place, the purpose, the cultural and social context. Respecting the material and structural relations. The basics of architectural design and presentation. 1. Analysis of the design brief 2. Analysis of the design brief 3. Conceptual design 4. Conceptual design 5. - 12. Elaboration on the final design 13. Preparation of the final presentation 14. Preparation of the final presentation

Learning activities and teaching methods
Individual creative and artistic activities
  • Preparation for exam - 95 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 112 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 33 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The first year studio is meant to familiarise with the architectural production. The second term assignments are two or three" a simple typology and the first house. Contrary to all the other years, the first year studio is horizontal.
Ability to work independently on an assigned architectonic assignment.

Assessment methods and criteria
Presentation of artistic and creative activities

Recommended literature
  • Books and magazines on architecture and fine arts (collection of the library of the Faculty of Art and Architecture of the TUL, c. 3000 titles focused mainly on modern and contemporary works..
  • Knihy a časopisy z oboru architektury a výtvarného umění (sbírka knihovny Fakulty umění a architektury TUL: cca 3000 titulů s těžištěm v oblasti moderní a současné tvorby..
  • Laan, G.:. Dom Hans, Architektonický prostor. Zlín, 2012.
  • Le Corbusier. Za novou architekturou. Praha, 2004.
  • Loos, A. Řeči do prázdna. Praha, 2001.
  • Mies Van der Rohe, L., F. Neumayer. Stavění. Arbor vitae, 2000.
  • Novotný, O. Jan Kotěra a jeho doba. Odeon, 1957.
  • Ronner, H. , S. JHaveri. Louis I. Kahn: complete work 1935 - 1974. Bikrkhâuser, 1987.
  • Švácha,R.:. Česká architektura a její přísnost. Prostor Praha, 2004.
  • Zevi, B. Jak se dívat na architekturu. Praha, 1966.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Architecture Study plan (Version): Architecture (1) Category: Architecture 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer