Design strategy in industrial design – university environment

Martin Baláž, Zuzana Waszczuková Pergerová

SUMMARY The paper mainly focuses on the creation and formulation of a design strategy in a creative process, on multidisciplinary communication, personal experience and teaching methodology. An important although not the only result of our research is a university course Design Strategy in Industrial Design, intended for the 1st year of master’s studies in the […]

SUMMARY This article focuses on the use of virtual and mixed reality in transport design. The advancement in virtual reality hardware and software also enables more extensive use of this technology in the design process. The possibility to visualize new designs in real scale is especially useful with larger objects, such as cars and motorbikes, […]

SUMMARY People these days are already fully aware of the need to move firmly on the path towards sustainability principles. Despite the fact that current scientific and technical progress already enables us to achieve sustainability in many areas, we tend to hesitate and still follow outdated principles. The field of architecture and urban design is […]

SUMMARY One of the first people to address urban areas was Leonardo da Vinci with his manuscript “La città ideale”. When he learnt that the population of Milan had reached 50,000 in 1486, he became the first urbanist to design a plan for a modern and rationally-organized town[1] which also included a list of factors […]

SUMMARY In the past few decades, architectural solutions to hospital facilities in Slovakia have not been able to satisfactorily meet the needs of both the patients and the personnel. In the field of neonatal health care, the crucial factor is the response to the growing number of pre-term infants. In the last decade, the number […]