Survey and preliminary assessment of a baroque vault for refurbishment planning By Jan Bayer, Miloš Drdácký and Jan Válek Care for the long-term sustainable preservation of a quality environment is increasingly arising interest in extending the functionality of existing buildings and their new use. Refurbishment and repurposing of buildings, together with maintenance, have accounted for […]

Architectural alchemy: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for inspired design – a comprehensive study of creativity, control, and collaboration By Lenka Petráková and Vladimír Šimkovič Traditional architectural design provides a human-centric and intuitive way of creating spaces based on personal creativity, experience and cultural history. The final design usually unfolds linearly with predetermined approaches set in early […]

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. […]