Course: Landscape and Garden Architecture 2

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Course title Landscape and Garden Architecture 2
Course code KAR/KZT
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
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
  • Hanson IV Henry William Andrew, Dipl. arch.
  • Tomanová Kateřina, Ing.
Course content
Topic mono-blocks (source materials, structural and material designs, principles of design, standards) Landscaping, earthworks, fence, barriers, railings, revetment walls Traffic routes and stabilised areas, ramps, traffic signs Water drainage, irrigation, water in a garden - small lakes, natural water purifying facilities Children's playgrounds Sports playgrounds and recreatioanl playgrounds, golf courses Zoological and botanical gardens, medical and school premises, graveyards Roof and terrace gardens, green plants in pots Small structure, stairways, rest areas, shelters, foot-bridges, lights, information systems, amenities General description of the subject: Outdoor works unrelated to green vegetation and gardens, light-oriented gardens, sound-oriented gardens and other types of gardens Legislation Green vegetation in a city in relation to utility networks Protection o the existing green vegetation during construction activities The protection zones of utility networks, gardening and landscaping standards By-laws concerning persons with reduced mobility and sense of orientation Examples shown outdoors and outdoor educational tours (for example: ZOO, a botanical garden, the Sychrov chateau park, etc.) are an integral part of lectures.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Individual creative and artistic activities
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The lectures, seminars, and educational excursions help students to learn about landscape design and protection, development of landscape and garden design, exterior and interior dendrology, compositional and technological principles of exterior development design (greenery, communication, facilities, utility lines), and with legislation. The topics are taught in blocks emphasizing environment protection, sustainable development, ethology and teamwork.
Ability to handle the environment to create an architectonic work

Assessment methods and criteria
Presentation of artistic and creative activities

Recommended literature
  • Brookes, J. Největší kniha o zahradě. Praha Cesty, 2015.
  • Brookes, J. Room Outside. A plan the garden. London, 1979.
  • CÍLEK, V. Krajiny vnitřní a vnější. 2002.
  • Hâhnsen, H. Zahrada síly. Souznění přírody a člověka. Brno, 2016.
  • Otruba, I.:. Zahradní architektura, tvorba zahrad a parků. Šlapanice, 2002.
  • Pšenička, F. a M. Jebavý. Ploty a živé ploty. Praha, 2011.
  • Vydavatelství ERA. Zdravá zahrada - Trávníky - Chatky a další zahradní stavby oplocení - Upravujeme okolí domu - Zahradní posezení - Malá vodní díla ve vaší zahradě - Domy chráněné území - Bezbariérové stavby. ERA.
  • Vydavatelství GRADA. edice Česká zahrada - edice Překrásná zahrada. GRADA.
  • Vydavatelství REBO. Encyklopedie stromů a keřů - Encyklopedie pokojových rostlin - Encyklopedie zahradních rostlin - Encyklopedie přenosných rostlin. REBO.

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