SUMMARY The present situation in our school of architecture is marked by the polemics on the amount and content of humanities in their curriculum. One of the interventions to the structure of the architects’ education is elimination of a compulsory subject “history of art”, which, since the origin of the school of architecture, has always […]

SUMMARY Among interesting inclinations of the architect Karfík, beside whole range of architectonical types which he thought out and projected, we may undoubtedly count high rising buildings. Skyscrapers were in the first decades of the 20th century reflected as real architectonical phenomena, which were perceived differently in Europe as opposed to America, the country of […]


Jarmila Bencová

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SUMMARY In the reflections, texts and committed lectures as well as in the widely commented work of Štefan Svetko (1926 – 2009) one can notice impatience and disturbance by the unfair social system, which influences and deforms personal and institutional professional processes. The disturbed character of the architect is also obvious in his unmistakeable creative […]