ECTS Catalogue

Basics of urban interiors design

Pedagogue: prof. dr hab. Jacek Dominiczak
Assistant(s): dr Katarzyna Krakowiak

Field Description
karta przedmiotu (pdf/doc/odt) lack of data
type of classes Design studio;
course language English;
method of learning outcomes verification

Clear presentation of the design process sequence:
1. the ability to collect data,
2. the ability to interpret data into the form of information useful for the design,
3. the ability to produce design solutions based on this information.

subject description

Knowledge purpose: knowing the interpretation of urban public spaces as systems of urban interiors; knowing the dialogic relation between architecture and the image of culture space.

Learning purpose: basic skills in using Dialogic Design Method

Practical purpose: basic skills for leading a dialogic design process.

short subject description

Introductory course to dialogic architecture of urban public space and the Dialogic Design Method.
Key words: city/urban interior, public space, Dialogic City, Dialogic Architecture, Dialogic Design.

form of classes

design seminars, debates, lectures, presentations, field visits and works, art works, design works.
The method of teaching is grounded in the author's dialogic theory of public space and its relation to design method.

subject area coverage

Public space features of pre-modern city.
Public space features of modern city.
Public space features of post-modern city.
Positive spaces vs negative spaces.
Additive design vs subtractive design.

evaluation form credit with grading;


Dominiczak, Jacek; Wielebska, Kamila; Szynwelska, Anna (editors): Art and Public Space. Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej ŁAŹNIA, 2012


Augé, Marc: Non-places. Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity. Verso 1995 (first edition: 1992)

Dominiczak, Jacek: Miasto dialogiczne. Cykl 12 esejów w miesięczniku Architektura-murator, numery od 10/2002 do 09/2003.

Koolhaas, Rem: Delirious New York, The Monacelli Press 1994 (first edition: 1978, new edition: 1994)

Le Corbusier: Towards a New Architecture. Dover Publications, INC., 1986 (first edition: 1923)

Norberg-Schulz, Chrisitian: Genius Loci. Towards a Phenomenology of Architecture. Rizzoli 1980 (first edition: 1979)

placement/internships (connected with field of study/subject area), artistic plein-airs lack of data
entry requirements
formal requirements

Three semesters af bachelor program completed.

preliminary assumptions lack of data
learning outcomes
social competences

has the ability to consciously shape their own opinion

AW-K02 / A1-K01, A1-K02/

has the ability to express the precise and balanced judgments in the critical evaluation of things and phenomena

AW-K04 / A1-K02, A1-K04

has the ability to present complex issues in a simple form

AW-K11 / A1-K05

as well as
as part of design studio work, has to deal with the practical application of almost the entire range of social competence.

from AW-K01 to AW-K12


The course's participant has the ability to develop design ideas on the base of places’ local identity.

AW-U09 / A1-U19 and AW-U11 / A1-U19

has the ability to define and solve simple design problems.

AW-U06 / A1-U17 and AW-U09 / A1-U19

has the ability to work in a team and communicate with experts from other fields

AW-U17 / A1-U18/

has verbal skills in the field of public presentation

from AW-U18 to AW-U20

as well as
as part of design studio work, has to deal with the practical application of almost the entire range of skills.

from AW-U01 to AW-U21


has basic knowledge on selected architecture theorists’ works.

AW-W11 / A1-W12

has basic knowledge on contemporary strategies for culture landscape design

AW-W15 / A1-W11, A1-W12/

as well as
as part of design studio work, has to deal with the practical application of almost the entire range of expertise required.

from AW-W01 to AW-W25

Studies List

studies status Time<br>[h] ECTS form credit
Interior Design s.6 (en)d 60 8 Exercises 60h
Exercises [Z st.]

Semester 2017/18-SS (Z-winter,L-summer)
Course code: #35.6701