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SUMMARY The history of preservation of historic sites and buildings has been affected by continuous changes and development of views on methods of protection and restoration of architectural heritage. The reasons for these changes in the conceptual approach can be found in the constant transformation of social and economic situation, the impact of ideologies and […]


Irena Dorotjaková

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prof. Ing. arch. Ľubica Vitková, PhD. Institute of Urban Design and Planning Faculty of Architecture and Design STU, Bratislava, Slovakia Mgr. art. Katarína Zbudilová Institute of Design Faculty of Architecture and Design STU, Bratislava, Slovakia Ing. arch. František Dorko Institute of Interior and Exhibition Design Faculty of Architecture and Design STU, Bratislava, Slovakia […]

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SUMMARY International internships, professional experience and especially the creative discourse of doctoral students, as well as the goodwill of senior pedagogues to provide space for the next generation made it possible to conduct several pedagogical procedural experiments in the design courses taught at the Faculty of Architecture and Design at the Slovak University of Technology […]