SUMMARY An adaptable approach understands architecture as a non-linear process, which enables a dynamic response to changing environmental and contextual conditions with the aim to extend the life of a building. The application of adaptability is as ambivalent as the term itself. Therefore, the paper opens a discussion on different perceptions of adaptability in architecture. […]

Editorial 2/2023

Eglė Navickienė

Building bridges between past and future is the common thread that connects the articles in the present issue of Architecture Papers of the Faculty of Architecture and Design STU (ALFA). The research approaches span from retrospective to future-oriented ones, as they cover the respect for inherited artefacts, identification of their significance and values, and repositioning […]

SUMMARY The article describes the role of creative thinking about the future and its importance in architectural and urban education, and suggests ways how it could be implemented into the design process. The first part of the article, ‘Futurology’, deals with the scientific discipline of futurology and the possibilities of its use in architectural and […]