SUMMARY One of the first people to address urban areas was Leonardo da Vinci with his manuscript “La città ideale”. When he learnt that the population of Milan had reached 50,000 in 1486, he became the first urbanist to design a plan for a modern and rationally-organized town[1] which also included a list of factors […]

SUMMARY Architecture significantly influences health and well-being of humans because they spend most of their time inside. Poorly designed buildings may cause their users physical and mental discomfort which can lead to various diseases. Recent architectural studies as to how architectural composition affects humans were conducted on already completed buildings. Thanks to the technological progress […]

Editorial

Branislav Jelenčík

At first glance it might seem that I wish to discuss a topic here that has been stirring not only our alma mater, but the whole globalized word. Though, it is not exactly true. Design in communication and communication in design constitute two independent entities and it is only up to us whether we are able or […]

Bc. Barbora Gunišová Faculty of Architecture STU in Bratislava, Slovakia xgunisova@stuba.sk Ing. arch. Vladimír Hain, PhD. Institute of Architectural Constructions and Civil Engineering Structures Faculty of Architecture STU in Bratislava, Slovakia vladimir.hain@stuba.sk PhDr. Ľudovít Hallon, DrSc. Department of the History of Science and Technologies Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia ludovit.hallon@savba.sk Ing. arch. Tomáš Hanáček, […]

THE USE OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN PRESENTATIONS OF ART AND DESIGN IN MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES Mgr. art. Paulína Ebringerová, ArtD. Dissertation entitled The Use of New Technologies in Presentations of Art and Design in Museums and Galleries (original theme: Presentation of Art and Design in Contemporary Architecture) identifies the common features of certain phenomena and […]

From 1860s to 1960s, the territory of what is now Slovakia experienced several crucial events that had an impact on its constitutional, national, political, social, economic and cultural situation. In the aforementioned period, instead of being a part of the Habsburg monarchy, Slovakia became a part of the democratic Czechoslovakia in the inter-war period, then an independent […]