Code: 129TWP Prague Architecture. Field Trips
Lecturer: doc. Ing. arch. Lenka Popelová Ph.D. Weekly load: 3+0 Assessment: KZ
Department: 11129 Credits: 3 Semester: W,S
Description:
In introductory lectures students will get information on the development of Prague and on the Prague Historic Reserve, which is part of the UNESCO world cultural heritage. The case studies will present the most important historical and contemporary architectural monuments. Subsequent guided tours through Prague will focused on selected prominent monuments and sites. The topic of the seminar work is to write a report on visited monuments.
Subsequent guided tours through Prague will focused on selected prominent monuments and sites. The tours will include a description of the history of buildings and sites in an urbanistic context, the description of the layout, function, structure and the architectural style of the selected buildings and questions regarding their protection.
The topic of the seminar work is to write an report on visited monuments and sites.

Recommended literature:
(1) Architectural Theory from Renaissance to the Present, TASCHEN, Köln 2003 (2) Jencks, Ch., The New Paradigm in Architecture, Yale University Press, 2002 (3) Kruft, H. -W., Geschichte der Architekturtheorie, C. H. Beck Verlag, 1985 (4) Krier, R., Urban Space, Umbau-Verlag Solingen, 2005, Schulz, CH. N., Mening in Western Architecture, Studio Vista, 1975
(5) Lawlor, R., Secred Geometry, Thames and Hudson Ltd, London 1982
(4) Krier, R., Urban Space, Umbau- Verlag Solingen, 2005
(5) Lawlor, R., Secred Geometry, Thames and Hudson Ltd, London 1982