The significance of preserving cultural identity is one of the main topics of this current issue of Architecture Papers of the Faculty of Architecture and Design STU (ALFA), with articles ranging from analyses of urban spread and architectural heritage of the Saidpur village—one of the oldest in Pakistan—to discussion of the loss of cultural identity […]
Architectural education requires constant updating of learning methods and the related professional knowledge as innovations are an intrinsic feature of this discipline. The transmission of this type of expertise into the learning process by way of published original research papers is a valuable procedure, offering architecture students an easily accessible source of substantial improvements in […]
Today, our architectural profession faces even more challenging requirements, problems and opportunities because as part of our creations and activities, we are directly responsible for the protection of the natural environment and people. However, our obligations are much more complex, comprehensive and demanding. Our focus is not only on the aesthetics and function; we also […]
At the start of new year and new issue of our journal, a bit of moralizing seems to be in order. Our age is subject to constant analysis. We evaluate our world either globally or with some degree of segmentation, and can view the situation through a variety of filters. The approaches and analytical aids […]
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 […]
At many architecture schools, the primary interest lies in education, and most importantly, in educating future architects. Most of the focus is on learning how to design, the dominant pedagogical model being the design studio. Designing is seen as a skill that can be obtained through repeated attempts to create architectural designs. Research and becoming […]
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