SUMMARY The connection of agricultural production and rural settlements is projected to the organisation of the rural area. These interactions are economical and social, they concern jobs as well as housing. The current trends present return to the life with nature, to the continuity of vernacular architecture. New forms of production enrich the village structure […]

SUMMARY The relation between the settlement and the surrounding countryside significantly influences the quality of the environment on a region-wide scale. The development of this relationship has brought many negatively acting marks on the environment, which may influence the further development of its quality. The dynamic social changes, generating the important transformation of the economic […]

SUMMARY The starting point of improvement of city environment is the restructuralisation of traffic system, including creation of pedestrian areas. Urban, architectural and historical analysis are the base for their designing. It si necessary to find solutions for suitable connection of pedestrian areas and traffic systems, to create new aesthetic quality, to connect pedestrian nodes […]

SUMMARY Regional identity and harmony of the traditional village were enabled by the continuity of inheriting knowledge and information for many generations. At the end of the 20th century industrialisation and the modern movement caused loss of this continuity and disorientation in the rural life, separation of work and housing, town villas inspired the village […]

SUMMARY The creative process of actualisation of urban structure is to a great extent influenced by objectively acting urbanisation regularities. The paper characterises some of the transformation and interaction regularities, their creative use is determined by the quality of the interference to the changing city structure. The transformational regularities of intensification, integration, homogenization etc. are […]

SUMMARY The article addresses the current crisis of education models developed for architectural schools and departments of architecture in general. The text distinguishes different education and training models each preferring and mediating a different approach to the knowledge of architectural theory and practice. Two possible education models are compared in relation with the teachers’ and […]

SUMMARY Changing social and economical environment in Slovakia has a significant impact on the way of teaching and training the students at the Faculty of Architecture STU in Bratislava. Study becomes more open, which means a need to deal with an issue of the number of students, situation on the labour market, arising competition of […]