Course: Urban Planning

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Course title Urban Planning
Course code LUEB/L3EUP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
  • Chrastina Peter, prof. RNDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course covers issues of urban planning as an important part of building regulations, which just as a complex whole, a substantial degree of their products - structure, activity-I devices - it affects the character of the landscape and nature. Another important part of the course is the question of public infrastructure, digital media and modeling, and the typical tour of local sites. - The role of spatial planning in the organization of society, multidisciplinary work, social contract land use. - Kinds of territorial planning documents, their hierarchy, territorial scope, application, legislation. - Urban design urban design, history, current trends. - Limits the territory, limits to growth, protection of values ??(SEA, EIA). - Content of zoning, public infrastructure. - Urban design, architect versus developer, urban economics, local excursion typical locations. - Modelling the future of settlements and landscapes, detection of critical points, competition sites, division preáce between settlements. - Methodology of zoning, planning analytical materials, analyzes and surveys, parent documentation. - Digital revoluceI., II., III., GIS, GPS, orthophoto, multi-criteria analysis. - The process of acquiring land use plan, financing, competence. - Development Plan as a tool of power, violence against property owners, safety fuses, public versus the public interest. - Detailed planning documentation - regulatory plan, local studies, planning contract, SEA EIA. - Extensions and related planning activities, interaction of the environment versus company, "Preparing for the last war." - Who needs a land use plan. Life situations, users land use plan.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecturing, Dialogic (Discussion, conversation, brainstorming), Teamwork, Individual work of students, Educational trip
  • Educational trip - 4 hours per semester
  • Preparation for course credit - 12 hours per semester
  • Preparation for examination - 12 hours per semester
  • Term paper - 28 hours per semester
  • Participation in classes - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course objective is to gain knowledge of urban planning, zoning, planning documentation, legislation, content and methodology of the planning documentation, especially at the city level, the system negotiating and approving land use plan, public participation, and connection overlaps with other disciplines.
The student has knowledge of the issues of land use plans and management, their importance, the approval process, relevant legislation, including SEA and EIA and other qualifications.

Assessment methods and criteria
Composite examination (Written part + oral part)

Attendance is set to minimum of 80 % in seminars. Combined exam.
Recommended literature
  • GEHL, J. Život mezi budovami. Brno. Nadace partnerství., 2000.
  • HALL, Peter Geoffrey. Cities of tomorrow :an intellectual history of urban planning and design in the twentieth century. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing, 2002. ISBN 0-631-23252-4.
  • LÖW, Jiří a Igor MÍCHAL. Krajinný ráz. Kostelec nad Černými Lesy: Lesnická práce, 2003. ISBN 80-86386-27-9.
  • MAIER, J. Územní plánování. Praha : ČVUT, 1993. ISBN 80-01-01012-0.
  • Stavební zákon. Zákon číslo 183/2006 Sb., stavební zákon. Praha., 2006. ISBN -.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Logistics and Crisis Management Environmental Risk Management (2017) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter
Faculty of Logistics and Crisis Management Environmental Risk Management (2018) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter
Faculty of Logistics and Crisis Management Environmental Risk Management (2016) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter