Course syllabus 1_DSM_AU - History of Town Building / Planning (FA - SS 2019/2020)
Information sheet ECTS Syllabus
Last modification made by Róbert Tichý on 04/30/2019.
|University: ||Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava|
|Faculty: ||Faculty of Architecture|
|Course unit code: ||1_DSM_AU|
|Course unit title: ||History of Town Building / Planning|
|Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: ||Exam (2 credits)|
|Course contents: |
|1.||1. Hisotry of cities -- the ancient times (allowance 10/0)|
|a.||a. Introduction, definition of terms|
General regularities of origin and formation of settlements, development of settlements in primary communal society, a reflection of the differentiation of the settlement layout, the origin of cities
|b.||b. The process of formation of towns in Potamic areas. Characteristic features of formation of towns in Egypt and Mesopotamia - causation of their formation.|
|c.||c. Shift of the centre of the civilization from potamic areas into the Mediterranean - Crete-Mycenaean cultural area. Palace areas on the Isle of Crete, fortified cities on the Peloponnese peninsula.|
|d.||d. Characteristic stages of Greek city formation. Archaic, Classical and Hellenic period in Greek city formation, agora, as a new spatial element of Greek cities.|
|e.||e. Main features of the Roman Empire - a reflection of the formation of towns. Functional typology of Roman cities, the principle of Roman military camp - Castrum|
|2.||2. Hisotry of cities -- Middle Ages (allowance 6/0)|
|a.||a. The situation in Europe after the collapse of the Roman Empire|
Urban structure - basic forms of rural settlement, falce -- as a protourban nucleus of a medieval city.
|b.||b. Characteristics and development of medieval cities in Europe. |
Medieval towns built on remains of a former settlements, medieval cities organically developed, medieval colonization cities, duality of feudal power duality and its reflection in the city layout.
|c.||c. Renaissance tendencies in city formation. |
Transformation of a city layout and silhouette of a medieval city in the age of Renaissance, theoretical ideas of Renaissance thinkers -- ideal city schemes.
|3.||3.History of cities -- Modern times (allowance 0/0)|
|a.||a. Baroque and Classical formation of cities.|
Review of Renaissance principles in baroque and classical formation of cities / Rome, Versailles, Petersburg.
|b.||b. City planing trends in the early stage of capitalism.|
The process of industrialization and sings of degradation in city layout, charasteristic signs of of the of the American Colonization city layouts.
|c.||c. Remediation trends in city planning in the 19th and 20th century|
Garden and satellite cities, linear principles of city layout, superurbanisation, desurbanisation, urban regeneration.
|d.||d. Trend results of the latest development period.|
Productivism, rationalism, structuralism, contextualism.
|e.||e. Experiments and international conventions|
Charters related to the issues of city strategies and urban concepts of cities of the future.