Slovakia, or what could be the meaning of the architectural periphery? By Henrieta Moravčíková In words of art historian Ján Bakoš Slovakia is characterized as a “crossroad of cultures” whose particularity lays in “the sharp clashes of intense but evanescent impulses on the one hand and long-lasting up to conservative traditions” on the other hand. […]

Education concepts in landscape architecture By Katarína Kristiánová Landscape architecture requires a broad knowledge in the field of natural and biological sciences, in the field of art, architectural and urban planning disciplines. The diversified nature of the profession is reflected in the diversity of study programmes. The study programmes of landscape architecture are, in general, […]

  Experiment in theory of architecture: Workshop as a research method By Alexandra Dubovcová The article is dedicated to the experimental 3D Workshop (it took place from 3.8. – 8.8. 2015) which represents one of the research methods of the dissertation thesis Film cities – Visions, Utopias, Futurism. Up to now, research lacked practical verification […]

The beginnings of modernism in the garden and landscape architecture and its development in Slovakia By Katarína Kristiánová Modernism appeared in the garden and landscape architecture as a reflection of modernist trends in art and architecture. In early 1900s and especially in the period in between the two World Wars, the garden design gradually changed […]

Čičmany ornaments in graphic and product design By Katarína Zbudilová The aim of the article is to map the development of ornaments from Čičmany village, their “journey” from the past to the present day, as they are currently the most used Slovak folk pattern, especially in the graphic and product design. In the beginning, the […]

Fortifications in Slovakia from architects’ perspective: The current state of knowledge of fortification systems – results of 20 years of research conducted at the FA STU By Jana Gregorová City walls and castle fortifications in Slovakia constitute an important segment of the cultural heritage, national history and the history of architecture; therefore, it is very […]

From international waters of DANUrB: Under the Danube river urban brand By Ján Legény, Michal Brašeň The DANUrB cultural network aims to strengthen the Danube regional cultural identity and to create a common brand by supporting transnational cultural ties between the urban centres along the Danube, and by exploring the unused or hidden cultural and […]

Community architecture By Miriama Butková This article is a reaction to an ever-increasing development of active citizenship in the community sector in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. People are gathering more frequently based on their common interests; the number of communities of interest is growing and they are becoming more active as civic associations. I […]

Railway and industry in the urban planning of Bratislava (Pressburg) in the 20th century By Katarína Haberlandová The paper focuses on the construction of railways in Bratislava (before 1918 Pressburg, Pozsony, Prešporok), which was a factor determining the concentration of industrial areas along the railway line, especially on the periphery, but also near railway stations […]