SUMMARY Reforms at universities cannot be predicted without connections to the structure of education at high schools. Harmonization is in the hands of the state educational policy – there can be no entrance exams and the number of accepted students can be increased. A better connection of architects’ education with the practice is required. There […]

SUMMARY The current radical changes in the professional field of town and country planning and the need to broaden and update the professional skills of town and country planners are supposed to form a completely new educational system of the graduates in the field of town and country planning. In this situation we have been […]

SUMMARY Environmental sustainability is the background for land-use documentation. Requirement of sustainable development is the main requirement in land-use planning and decision making but it is necessary to stress sustainability is more than just environmental bearing capacity since it contains the socio-ecological bearing capacity as well as the economic bearing capacity. In the frame of […]

SUMMARY In the modern society of the information age it is only possible to have satisfactory professional career of the graduates in spatial planning by getting broad scientific base, characterised as general professional qualification with the focus on spatial planning. Since the professional practice brings the new tasks in the field of spatial planning, it […]

SUMMARY General trends of spatial development as the change of the role of the cities and regions and possibilities of their development or restructuring of transport relations are influenced by the process of European integration. It is doubtless that the issues of integration and its relationship towards territorial development should be paid special attention to. […]

SUMMARY The history of the interdisciplinary studies in spatial planning has begun in Austria in 1970 at the TU Vienna. The next modification of the curriculum of spatial planning started to take place in 1992. At present a new model of the study is under preparation. The most substantial change compared to the present model […]

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. […]