Course: Regional Planning and Urbanism

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Course title Regional Planning and Urbanism
Course code KGG/UPU
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
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
  • Klapka Pavel, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Course deals with issue of development of urbanism and regional planning. Students will be acquainted with contemporary valid legislation of regional planning and building code, with process of elaboration and approval of regional planning documentation. Practical field exercise, presentation of seminar work and visit of bodies of regional planning will be included as well.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Projection (static, dynamic)
  • Attendace - 36 hours per semester
  • Excursion - 12 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 12 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 75 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Development of urbanism, overview of the current legislation, practical fieldwork and presentations of students.
Tecall basic terms and concepts of landscape planning and urbanism.
Knowledge within the scope compulsory subjects that precede this subject in the study plan.

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam, Written exam, Seminar Work

Seminar work and its presentation.
Recommended literature
  • Hall, P. (1993). Urban and Regional Planning. London: Routledge.
  • Hrůza, J. (1977). Slovník soudobého urbanismu. Praha: Odeon.
  • Hrůza, J., Zajíc, J. (1995). Vývoj urbanismu I a II. Praha: ČVUT.
  • Janečková, L., Vaštíková, M. (1999). Marketing měst a obcí. Grada.
  • Maier, K. (2005). Hospodaření a rozvoj českých měst 1850-1938. Praha: Academia.
  • Maier, K. (2000). Územní plánování. Praha: FA ČVUT.
  • Perlín, R., Kubeš, J. (1998). Územní plánování pro geografy. Praha: Karolinum.
  • Ward, S. V. (2004). Planning and Urban Change. 2nd ed. London: SAGE Publications.

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 1 Winter
Faculty of Science Geography (1) Geography courses - Winter