Course: INTRODUCTION INTO CONSTRUCTION HISTORY

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Course title INTRODUCTION INTO CONSTRUCTION HISTORY
Course code KHI/UST
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Šimková Táňa, Mgr.
Course content
Topics of the seminars: The topics include basic developments, ways of construction and terminology 1. Urbanism - basic urban types in the cultural countryside of Bohemia and Moravia. City buildings 2. Disposition - function parts, tracts, floors and communication scheme; terminology, types, use and development 3. Stone walls - types, techniques of construction, terminology, use, development. 4. Clay constructions and unfired bricks - types, techniques of construction, terminology, use, development 5. Brick constructions - types, techniques of construction, terminology, use, development 6. Log constructions - types, techniques of construction, terminology, use, development, dendro-chronology 7. Frame and timber constructions - types, techniques of construction, terminology, use, development. 8. Vaults I: Romanesque and Gothic style - types, techniques of construction, terminology, use, development 9. Vaults II: Renaissance, Baroque, Classicism, Historicism - types, techniques of construction, terminology, use, development 10. Ceilings - types, techniques of construction, terminology, use, development 11. Plasters - types, use, terminology, techniques of plastering, development 12. Windows and doors - types, techniques of construction, terminology, use, development 13. Locks and ironwork - types, techniques of construction, terminology, use, development 14. Roof frames - types, techniques of construction, terminology, use, development.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to explain the students typology and development of historical constructions, stressing the terminology of architecture and building elements. The seminar has the form of lectures, controlled discussion and expert excursions.
The student can manage technical terminology of historical constructions and elements, know the basic historical development of constructions and components, can use them as defining signs of the construction development of buildings.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
Attendance, study of recommended literature, passing the credit test.
Recommended literature
  • B. Syrový. Architektura. Praha, 1973.
  • BARTÁK, Kamil - TOBEK, Antonín, KOHOUT, Jaroslav. Zednictví. Praha, 1998.
  • E. Lipanská. Historické klenby. Praha, 1974.
  • HOŠEK, Jiří, LOSOS, Ludvík. Historické omítky. Praha, 2007.
  • KEMZOVÁ, Miroslava. Historické dveře a kování. Praha, 2009.
  • Koch, W. Evropská architektura. Encyklopedie evropské architektury od antiky po současnost. Praha, 1998.
  • Syrový, B. a kol. Architektura svědectví dob. Praha, 1974.
  • Škabrada,J. Konstrukce historických staveb. Praha, 2003.
  • V. Frolec - J. Vařeka. Lidová architektura. Praha, 1983.
  • Vinař. Krovy I, II.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Cultural History (A14) History courses 1 Winter