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Prof. Débora Domingo-Calabuig, Ph.D. Department of Architectural Design School of Architecture, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain dedoca@pra.upv.es Anika Imraana Sohaana, B.Arch Department of Architecture School of Applied Sciences and Technology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh sohaana17@gmail.com Md Arifur Rahman, B.Arch Department of Architecture School of Applied Sciences and Technology, Shahjalal University […]

Emergent fabrication tools in architecture design: Fabrication tool with embedded logic as agent of emergent design Ing. arch. Tomáš Tholt, PhD. Contemporary discourse of digital architecture and research of computational design are granulated. Nevertheless, we can follow several prevailing topics and tendencies—parametric design, complexity, digital fabrication, emergent design, artificial intelligence, simulations, optimization. The topic of […]

Challenges in sustaining resilience in the coastal settlements of south-eastern Bangladesh: Achieving self-sustenance through architectural synthesis       By Anika Imraana Sohaana and Md Arifur Rahman Climate change has adversely impacted the occurrence and frequency of natural hazards, which is currently a prime global concern, particularly in low-lying countries. Bangladesh’s coastal communities are historically and geographically vulnerable […]

SUMMARY The article deals with the issue of post-war monument care in the former Czechoslovakia and is a partial result of doctoral research, dedicated to the study of innovations in historical architecture in the second half of the 20th century. After the Second World War, much of the architectural historical heritage in the territory of […]

SUMMARY The paper is an introduction to my thesis entitled “Author’s Conceptions in the European Architecture of the 20th Century”. Specifically, the objective of my study is monographic research into the Slovak artistic-architectural group VAL, which was active from the 1970s to the 1990s. The group consists of the artist Alex Mlynárčik and architects Viera […]

Iranian innovations in mosque lighting techniques: A historical survey

Ahmad Moghaddasi, Mohammad Hossein Moghaddasi, Seyed Behshid Hosseini

SUMMARY The genius of the Iranians in developing environmentally friendly architectural techniques created works of architecture in the deserts of the country which are masterpieces not only from an aesthetic point of view but also from an engineering point of view, and, centuries later, are still highly valued by researchers in various scientific and artistic […]

SUMMARY Climate change has adversely impacted the occurrence and frequency of natural hazards, which is currently a prime global concern, particularly in low-lying countries. Bangladesh’s coastal communities are historically and geographically vulnerable because of periodical cyclones and storm surges associated with salinity intrusion, flash-flooding, and water-logging. Moreover, due to adverse climate change, the vulnerability of […]

Editorial

Débora Domingo-Calabuig

If research in architecture and urban planning was not so diverse and varied, we would not be constantly asking ourselves what it means to do research in our field of knowledge. Going back to the original question is something we do recurrently, to the surprise of any scholar from other disciplines. There is no debate […]