SUMMARY The Czech University of Technology became the first university in the Czech Republic that had undertaken an audit in the frame of the CRE programme (European Rectors Conference). The background of this evaluation was a self-evaluating report which has been elaborated by the faculties and by the Rector’s office. The auditors recommended to diminish […]

SUMMARY There are two grades of study at the Faculty of Architecture in Brno. The first grade covers the former full study of architecture and graduates obtain a bachelor degree. Then one year of practice follows. In the second grade of study the curriculum is specialized according to modules. There is a choice of seven […]

On the proposal of the new Czech act on EIA

Vladimír Zdražil, Miroslav Martiš

SUMMARY At present there is an overall discussion towards the proposal of the new Act on environmental impact assessment in the Czech Republic. This paper assesses the process of preparation of this new act. There is a detail analysis of the background situation. Particular attention is being paid to the main changes brought in by […]

SUMMARY The contribution is divided into two parts. The first one brings the overall overview on the development and methods of spatial planning in our territory, from the very beginnings in the Middle Ages up to current practice in land-use planning that is in the focus of the paper. In the second part it deals […]

SUMMARY The new social conditions that principally determine territorial development require substantial innovation of education in the field of spatial planning. Currently there is no such study in the Czech Republic that would cover spatial planning as an independent cross-sectional discipline. There is a siginificant fact that spatial planning is being lectured at various universities. […]

SUMMARY The existing demand for planners in the Czech Republic splits in general between job within public administration – the “procurers” of plans – and private “plan makers” who hold positions in consultation agencies that offer the elaboration of plans, advice and expertise. The jobs on the public administration side have rather low social status […]