Study programmes / B-AS Agricultural Specialization / Landscape monuments
Course code:KRMO
Course title in language of instruction:Krajinné monumenty
Course title in Czech:Krajinné monumenty
Course title in English:Landscape monuments
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:WS 2018/2019 - FA
Name of lecturer:prof. Dr. Ing. Milada Šťastná (supervisor)
Aims of the course:The aim of the subject is to provide students with a view of the landscape in the broader cultural and historical contexts, including methods for identifying important sites and objects in the rural cultural landscape. Students will be able to assess the magnitude of the significance of the landscape monuments and will be familiarized with the approaches influencing their sustainability and the appropriate practices leading to the re-naturalisation of these objects in the landscape.
Course contents:
1.Landscape and its changes in historical contexts. (allowance 2/2)
a.Introduction to problems, terminology, important personalities.
b.Cross-section of individual phases / stages of cultural landscape development in the Czech Republic, including identification of landscape monuments.

2.Natural and artificially created landscape elements. (allowance 2/2)
a.Formation of landscape monuments (processes, breakdowns).

3.Categorization of landscape monuments. (allowance 2/2)
a.Levels of significancy.

4.Natural monuments. (allowance 2/1)
a.Geoparks. Practical examples.

5.Artificially created monuments of sacral character. (allowance 2/2)
a.Practical examples.

6.Artificially created monuments of industrial character. (allowance 2/2)
a.Noble settlements in the countryside. Practical examples.

7.Stones from the perspective of heritage care. (allowance 2/2)
a.Problems of storing stone fragments, Damage to stone monuments - examples of restoration interventions.

8.European heritage. (allowance 2/2)
a.Memorial sites. Militaria. Technical monuments. Archaeological monuments.

9.Historic greenery. (allowance 2/2)
a.Gardens, parks.

10.Prehistoric monuments. (allowance 2/2)
a.Stonehenge Stone Monument, Moai Statues - Easter Island and more.

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:participation in excursion, presentation, test, oral exam
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h
     practice24 h
     professional educational excursion16 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h
     preparation for exam30 h
     preparation for regular testing10 h
     preparation of presentation32 h
Total138 h

Basic reading list
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  • PEŠTA, J. Encyklopedie českých vesnic: vesnické památkové rezervace, zóny a ostatní památkově hodnotná vesnická sídla v Čechách. 1st ed. Praha: Libri, 2011. 399 p. ISBN 80-7277-147-7.
  • SUCHYŇOVÁ, G. -- MADĚRA, P. Nivy a mohutné dřeviny. Veronica: časopis pro ochranu přírody a krajiny. 2003. v. XVII, no. 2/2003, p. 16--17. ISSN 1213-0699.
  • JELÍNEK, P. -- ČECH, M. et al. Přírodní památka Křtinský lom. Videodokumentace rezervací ŠLP Křtiny. , version 1. [other]. Brno. 2017.
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  • JELÍNEK, P. -- ČECH, M. et al. Přírodní památka Soběšické rybníčky. Videodokumentace rezervací ŠLP Křtiny. , version 1. [other]. Brno. 2017.
  • PEJCHAL, M. Creativity in Care of Landscape Architecture Monuments. In SUPUKA, J. Settlement-Park-Landscape V.: Revitalisation of Green Urban Open Spaces with Consideration to Changing Environment. 1st ed. Nitra: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, 2011, p. 227--239. ISBN 978-80-552-0540-3.
  • SALAŠOVÁ, A. Krajinný ráz - poznámky k procesu a aplikaci posuzování charakteru krajiny. In ČERNUŠÁKOVÁ, L. Venkovská krajina 2015. 1st ed. Kostelec nad Černými lesy: CZ-IALE a Lesnická práce,s.r.o., 2015, p. 80--100. ISBN 978-80-7458-070-3.