SUMMARY This experimental project proved the possibility of mediating the historical testimony about the life of past generations in the multicultural environments of our historical towns via historical cemeteries and their inseparable presence in cultural development of towns. Based on the example of a cemetery in Banská Štiavnica, a complex methodology for documenting and outlining […]

SUMMARY Advertisement is an inherent part of the urban interior, which becomes the most spotted and most presented aspect of the historical centre through direct contact with its visitors. It is the advertisement and commercial public spaces, which are part of a town’s ambience along with other components of the urban interior. In spite of […]

SUMMARY Advertisement is an inherent part of the urban interior, which becomes the most spotted and most presented aspect of the historical centre through direct contact with its visitors. It is the advertisement and commercial public spaces, which are part of a town’s ambience along with other components of the urban interior. In spite of […]

SUMMARY The history of 19th century architecture in Slovakia is rich not only in the varieties of style and typology, but in the wide range of significant strong personalities in the field of architecture – notable architects, developers and builders. The four generations of builders, architects and developers which constituted the Feigler family played a […]

SUMMARY The city is regarded as the most complex physical expression of the political, economic, cultural and ecological aspirations of each civilization. The concept of the classical city must be replaced by the new idea of the metapolis. This idea refers in a radical way to the depth of changes which expose the contemporary city […]

SUMMARY Historic architecture is an inevitable component of cultural heritage. Historic structures as a resource and medium of collective memory and identity of a certain cultural community are potential historic monuments and therefore a subject of public interest requiring preservation and protection, i.e. sustainable development. Even though historic monuments and their values will always be […]

SUMMARY Criminality is a phenomenon as old as human civilisation itself and is a worldwide occurrence.  The fight with criminality oscillates between restriction and prevention. The global nature of criminality naturally means international cooperation, in the field of prevention as well. A particular example is the CPTED project – Crime prevention through environmental design. Among other things, […]

SUMMARY The new concert hall Zenith in Strasbourg was inaugurated in January 2011, making it the biggest Zenith concert hall in France. The inner part of the building is not immediately visible. It consists of 30 cm thick reinforced concrete which is shaped into lines with different curve radius. The oval form was chosen as […]

SUMMARY Understanding of industrial structures is based on knowing their historical development and on the analysis of the technical development and development of new technologies of that period, being the main holders of industrialisation. It is probable that this sort of view will result in simplification of some aspects, whereas their clarification is closely related […]