SUMMARY In the year of 1989, when the political regime changed in Slovakia, the conditions for formation of new cultural spaces changed, too. Before then, the state controlled the cultural life, and after 1989 private independent groups took the initiative. Adaptation of derelict industrial, sport and transport buildings become the most common way to respond […]

SUMMARY The regeneration of mass housing estates is currently a frequently discussed topic; the attention of architects and urban planners is usually devoted to the exemplary projects from the Netherlands, Germany and France, however, the proportion of housing estates on the total housing stock does not exceed 10% in the countries of the former western […]

SUMMARY The paper attempts to analyse the presence of the term movement in the architectural theory and practice. Its aim is to confront the two clearly contradictory entities, movement and architecture. Movement represented by dynamic actions and architecture, on the other hand, by stability. Despite of their contrastive character both components need each other which we […]

UrbANNAtur: Teaching through research, practice, and international cooperation

Katarína Kristiánová, Katarína Gécová, Eva Putrová

SUMMARY Mutual relation among teaching, research and practice bring the benefits that are just as useful for students as for teachers. Benefits of linking teaching, research and practice are generally recognized and supported by education policies and programmes at the national and international levels. The international project  of urbANNAtur – the development of recreational activities […]

SUMMARY Waterfront development is driven by the current global effects of lifestyle changes, increased requirements on urban and living standards, redevelopment of former industrial sites and brownfields, often situated in contact with water elements in the cities. The aim of the development strategies is the flexible, humane, environmentally and socially responsible approach to the existing […]

ZHRNUTIE The main objective of the article is to closer disclose the process of designing the solution for the new Park Site on the place of the former cycling stadium. The first part deals with the broader relationships. The history of the former stadium area is mentioned, the functional use of the surrounding areas, connection […]

Ergonomics as an important part of product design

Mária Šimková, Jana Požgayová

SUMMARY Ergonomics is an interdisciplinary system-oriented scientific discipline which comprehensively deals with the interaction of human, products and the environment. Its goal is to optimize psychophysical load and to ensure the development of human personality. Compliance with the ergonomic principles is an inseparable part of the design process. The common goal of ergonomics and product […]