Course: Introduction into Architecture 1

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Course title Introduction into Architecture 1
Course code KAR/UA1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Rezek Petr, doc. PhDr.
  • Balda Vladimír, Ing. arch.
  • Okamura Osamu, Ing. arch. MgA.
Course content
1 - 14: Historical context in the work of an architect, work with historical heritage. Social context in the work of an architect. Different cultural environments and their effect on architecture. Structural and material context in the work of an architect. Sustainable development; energy efficient buildings. Natural environment and architecture. Media and architecture - mutual relations.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Demonstration
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 33 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The students are taught the artistic, technological and social aspects of architectural engineering studying examples of implementation and projects of various constructions. These aspects are tightly linked to the overall studies at FUA, which helps the students to get familiar the field of study as fast as possible. The teaching uses collection of artwork and architecture of the TUL Mediateque and selected specialized architectural server as well.
Basic overview of issues related to architecture and the work of an architect
Prerequisites
Unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Presentation of artistic and creative activities

Recommended literature
  • Architekt, Ateliér, ERA 21, Stavba, Umění, Zlatý řez a další, zahraniční časopisy: Architect, Architectural Rekord, Architectural Review, Art in Amerika, Baumeister, Casabella, Detail, Domus, Kunstforum International, Werk, Bauen und Wohnen a další..
  • Architekt, Ateliér, ERA 21, Stavba, Umění, Zlatý řez and others, international magazines: Architect, Architectural Rekord, Architectural Review, Art in Amerika, Baumeister, Casabella, Detail, Domus, Kunstforum International, Werk, Bauen und Wohnen and others..
  • 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.
  • Digital picture library of the TUL..
  • Internet.
  • Knihy z oblasti architektury a výtvarného umění (knihovna Fakulty umění a architektury TUL: cca 2000 titulů, univerzitní knihovna TUL cca 200 titulů).
  • Mediatéka TUL. &, &.


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: Winter