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Course syllabus 1_KOM2_AU - Composition II (FAD - SS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code:
Course unit title: Composition II
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly (on-site method)
seminar3 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 4
Recommended semester/trimester:
Architecture and Urban Design - bachelor (compulsory), 4. semester
Architecture and Urban Design (study in English) - bachelor (compulsory), 4. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
obtain a guest and it is necessary to get at least 92 points, in order to obtain at least 83 points, to assess the evaluation (C) at least 74 points, to evaluate (D) at least 65 points and for the evaluation of E at least 56 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student will gain knowledge, skills and practical application of basics of urban composition forming the urban infrastructure in terms of aesthetic and spatial-creating aspects. The student acquires the ability to create and theoretical-exact principles to apply in different positions of the spatial structure of the city in response to its dynamic changes. He acquires the experience of imagination, creativity and emotion by perception, analysis and evaluation of urban structure.
Course contents:
Elementary categories of urban composition. Structure and space according to aesthetics rules. Urban space, urban environment -- aesthetics instruments of creative process.
Compositional categories of urban structures and their spatial manifestation. Art of perception and imagination. Subjective spatial perception of environment. The identity of the urban scene. Insolation, lighting and color. Formation of spatial structures - compositional principles, procedures, and links.
Street as a basic element of urban linear space and operational structure. Square as a basic element of urban space and operational structure. Composition of differentiated fragments and complexes of the hierarchical city structure. Spatial modeling as a tool for generative and harmonious composition.
Media (interactive) contextual tools for creation of urban structures. Exact methods of analysis and evaluation of urban space. Interactive forms of media analysis and evaluation of the composition of urban space.
1. 5.: Graphical interpretation of selected urban structures, space and environment (linear drawing). Graphical interpretation of artistic-compository categories in urban spaces (own examples in architectural linear drawing)
6. 8.: Model studies of linear and nodal urban spaces.
9. 12.: Aesthetic-compository analysis of model studies according to united methodology. Visual, aesthetic and interactive verification and assessing studies in laboratory conditions.
13.: Handing in the works and credits
Recommended or required reading:
KARDOŠ, P. Formovanie mestského prostredia. 2006. 25 p.
TRNKUS, F. Urbanistická kompozícia I. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 1996. 96 p. ISBN 8022708372.
CARMONA, M. Public Places – Urban Spaces. London: Architectural Press, 2003. ISBN 0-7506-3632-7.
KRIER, R. Urban Space. London: Academy Editions, 1991. ISBN 0-85670-576-4.
LYNCH, K. The Image of the City. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1960.
NORBERG-SCHULZ, C. Genius loci. Praha: Odeon , 1990.
SITTE, C. Stavba měst podle uměleckých zásad. Praha: Nakladatelství ARCH, 1995. ISBN 80-901608-1-6.

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 781

26,1 %
34,4 %
28,2 %
8,3 %
2,8 %0,2 %
Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. arch. Silvia Bašová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Ing. arch. Katarína Fejo, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Katarína Gécová, PhD. (lecturer)
Ing. arch. Karol Görner, PhD. (examiner, instructor)
Bc. Ing. arch. Tomáš Hanáček, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
prof. Ing. arch. Bohumil Kováč, PhD. (examiner, lecturer) - slovak, german
Ing. arch. Eva Putrová, CSc. (lecturer)
Ing. arch. Lucia Štefancová, PhD. (examiner, instructor) - slovak, english
doc. Ing. arch. Andrea Urlandová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor) - slovak, english
Last modification:
30. 4. 2019
doc. Ing. arch. Silvia Bašová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Róbert Tichý on 04/30/2019.

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