Using a digital participatory approach to facilitate inclusivity in Jordanian heritage sites: Stakeholders’ requirements and a proposed system By Aseel Aljaafreh, Vanja Garaj and Youngok Choi This paper explores the barriers and factors affecting inclusivity in historical sites, focusing on the “Accessible Tourism” national project in Jordan. The paper discusses the importance of inclusive design […]

Rzeszow Castle: History and Contemporaneity – proposal for a new interior adaptation By Kamila Gołąbek, Marek Gosztyła, and Agata Mikrut-Kusy This paper discusses the adaptation of Rzeszow Castle in Rzeszow, Poland (also called the Castle of the House of Lubomirski in Rzeszow), which is a key building on the Subcarpathia’s map of monuments. The paper […]

Investigating privacy principles’ formation in vernacular architecture of arid and semi-arid parts of Iran By Aida Shayegani and Viera Joklová Traditional Iranian architecture principles have deep roots in this region’s culture, thoughts, and climatic conditions. Privacy, as one of these principles, which regulated all aspects of life, was beautifully embodied in the vernacular residential architecture […]

Saidpur village through architectural lens: Deciphering urban pattern and architectural heritage By Ramsha Nazir Malik and Zhang Haiao This research is based on the case study of Saidpur village, one of the oldest villages in Pakistan and the old subcontinent. Saidpur village has a scenic landscape and centuries-old historic importance. From the Mughal dynasty to […]

Architectural studies in the European higher education area: Criteria for student degree mobility By Dimitra Konstantinidou The European Higher Education Area, implemented after the Bologna Process and with the assistance of the European Union, brought together 49 countries, both members and non-members of the EU, in an attempt to make the higher education system in […]

Assessing the urban design qualities of the urban street: A case study of Sylhet, Bangladesh By Mohammad Tanvir Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman and Tanjami Siddika The growing tendency of reckless urbanization in many cities of Bangladesh has upstretched force on an urban street, one of the features of urban structure which ties many areas and scope […]

Alpine huts: Architectural innovations and development in the High Tatras until the first half of the 20th century By Mária Novotná The traces of history in the alpine environment reveal how the colonization climbed up the terrains and transformed them into exploited slopes. The paper examines the reflections on architecture discourse in the High Tatras. […]

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 […]

Vertical farms Ing. arch. Michaela Kesanová, PhD. The dissertation thesis focuses on vertical farms and maps the current state of their concept in the global context. It concentrates on the process of architectural design and examines the requisites of the creation of designs of vertical farms at the study stage. Furthermore, it clarifies the term […]