SUMMARY The meaning of the French gardens today we see, in particular, through the existence of a unique castle, as well as private, historical sites, well preserved and maintained till today, which in varying degrees present the compositional principles of regular style. Many campuses are in private hands and serve as the family seats. Many […]

SUMMARY The turn of the 19th and the 20th century was a turbulent time in terms of political and social situation, as well as cultural development. There was no single style in architecture, but a great array of them reaching from historicism, through vernacularism to art nouveau. For the architecture, it was essential to be […]

SUMMARY The aim of this paper is to introduce the importance and various methods of human-centered design (mainly universal design) in relation to environmental psychology and neuroscience, as well as pointing to the legislative, research and educational conditions in the United States. The contribution is based on six-month research at the Institute for Human-centered Design […]


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