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SUMMARY The funeral and commemorative architecture is a fascinating cultural phenomenon. These emotively powerful structures have the special power to touch us and stimulate metaphysical refl ections, human imagination and emotional perception as well. They try to provide immortality, the eternal remembrance and the fame to the deceased buried in their space. These facts make […]
SUMMARY In the year of 1989, when the political regime changed in Slovakia, the conditions for formation of new cultural spaces changed, too. Before then, the state controlled the cultural life, and after 1989 private independent groups took the initiative. Adaptation of derelict industrial, sport and transport buildings become the most common way to respond […]
SUMMARY The history of preservation of historic sites and buildings has been affected by continuous changes and development of views on methods of protection and restoration of architectural heritage. The reasons for these changes in the conceptual approach can be found in the constant transformation of social and economic situation, the impact of ideologies and […]
SUMMARY What kinds of spaces, objects and shapes can represent cemeteries? Futuristic cemetery designs, and visions of funerary architecture of the future, express an entirely new approach to this topic. In comparison with the present day cemeteries, they explore new possibilities of working with space and material, intensify the usage of urban areas and emphasize […]