Course: Geography of Housing

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Course title Geography of Housing
Course code KGG/BYT
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Šimáček Petr, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Spatial development and housing, forms of housing, house and dwelling fund, forms of housing support, housing policy of cities, regions and countries, demographic development in context of housing development demands, housing statistics in the EU, housing market, housing sociology, situational geographical analysis of housing in the Czech Republic: history and present.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Projection (static, dynamic)
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 30 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 30 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 20 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
In the course students will be acquainted with elementary geographical and interdisciplinal causality of housing.
Recall terms and concepts of the geography of housing.
Knowledge within the scope compulsory subjects that precede this subject in the study plan.

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Dialog

Knowledge within the range of lectures and literature.
Recommended literature
  • Knox, P. L., Marston, S. A. (2004). Human geography : places and regions in global context. Prentice Hall.
  • Knox, P., Pinch, S. (2000). Urban social geography: an introduction. Prentice Hall.
  • Lux, M. et al. (2002). Bydlení - věc veřejná. Praha: SLON.
  • Lux, M., Kostelecký T. (eds.). (2011). Bytová politika. Teorie a inovace pro praxi. SLON, Praha.
  • Maier, K., Čtyřoký, J. (2000). Ekonomika územního rozvoje. Praha: Grada Publishing.
  • Poláková, O. et al. (2006). Bydlení a bytová politika. Praha: Ekopress.
  • Schmeidler, K. (2001). Sociologie v architektonické a urbanistické tvorbě. Brno.
  • Vagač, L. Bytová výstavba : Mobilita, zamestnanosť - vybrané súvislosti. Bratislava: Centrum pre hospodársky rozvoj.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses - Winter