Course syllabus ZLPRD - Landscape Planning and Regional Development (FFWT - SS 2019/2020)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Landscape Planning and Regional Development
Course title in English: Landscape Planning and Regional Development
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: bachelor; master; master continuing
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Course supervisor:
Ing. Jitka Fialová, MSc., Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Department of Landscape Management (FFWT)
Ing. Jitka Fialová, MSc., Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the course is to orient students to the issue of land and land-use planning and follow-up of regional development and decision-making in the area.
Course content:
1.Landscape - categories, concept, content, taxonomy, classification, structure, standardization, classification of countries according to natural factors and cultural development of the country (allowance 0/0)
Landscape-makers - the genesis, typing, processes, efficiency. Landscape elements - abiotic, biotic, anthropogenic, landscape as a self-regulatory system, landscape impacts, input-output linkages, balance of land (allowance 0/0)
3.Cultural landscape - level of anthropization, anthropogenic influences, cultural landscape, types of conflicts, use (allowance 0/0)
Methods of landscape analysis, landscape assessment and landscape planning (level) - topical, choric, regional (allowance 0/0)
Types of landscape planning - spatial, landscape, territorial, environmental, regional development plan (allowance 0/0)
Landscape planning - goals, objectives, importance, development paradigms, organic synthesis of landscape, landscape synthesis method (allowance 0/0)
International relations in landscape planning (allowance 0/0)
Sustainable development strategy - concept, design, resources, strategic planning and forecasting (allowance 0/0)
Regional planning - legislation, objectives, tasks, planning information, members of the public, municipalities, assessment of the impact on sustainable development in the area (allowance 0/0)
10.Planning tools - planning documents (planning analytical materials, geographical study), spatial development policy, planning documents (the principle of territorial development, land-use plan, control plan), zoning (allowance 0/0)
Planning, special planning authorities, links to EIA, regional approval, built-up areas, territorial arrangements, arrangement of relations within a territory, right of first refusal and compensation (allowance 0/0)
12.Landscape Projects and Programs - revitalization programs, restoration, landscape, etc. (allowance 0/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
28 h
practice14 h
14 h
preparation for exam
14 h
preparation for regular assessment14 h
writing of seminar paper
28 h
112 h
Assessment methods:
evaluation of participation in seminars
submission of presentation - specific topic
presentation of the specific topic
submission of a seminar work during the semester - 1x
presentation of the seminar works
final examination (length - 2 hours, oral and written)
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
TRESS, B. et al. From landscape research to landscape planning : aspects of integration, education and application. Dordrecht: Springer, 2006. 434 p. ISBN 978--14020-3978-2.
Landscape architecture: a manual of environmental planning and design. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 396 p. ISBN 978-0-07-146120-7.
TURNER, T. Landscape planning and environmental impact design. 2nd ed. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2003. 425 p. The natural and built environment series. ISBN 978-1-85728-322-8.
MARSH, W M. Landscape Planning: Environmental Applications . o: John Wiley & Sons; 4th Edition edition (10 Jan 2005) , 2005. 472 p.
SELMAN, P H. Sustainable landscape planning : the reconnection agenda.  Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon. 2012. ISBN 9780203119860, 9781849712637. URL:
The living landscape: an ecological approach to landscape planning. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: Island Press, 471 p. ISBN 978-1-59726-396-2.
Urban landscapes: environmental networks and quality of life. Milan: Springer, 2013. 177 p. ISBN 978-88-470-2879-1.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters: SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015 (and older)
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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 01/30/2020.

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