Cinema as a reflection of technological development

Pavol Mikulíček


A cinema is one of the latest typology kinds. Architects and developers are still standing at the start, or close to the start line. The cinema is a phenomenon where the requirements for space are still changing and sometimes there is a confusion about the question how to design the space for movie projection. A lot of designers think that designing of this kind of space is only a matter of technical and aesthetic requirements.
The work shows another interesting aspect, namely how one can integrate entertainment and education. It is presented that recent new technologies will die out in the near future. The article is a part of author’s investigation into latest projecting technologies, their influence on social effects. The short analysis and outline of technological history is presented in this article as well.

Keywords: cinema, technological development, projection technologies, space, reflection