SUMMARY Social care and town planning are different activities but they have common items and they can enrich each other. The article is dealing with these common items from the architect’s viewpoint. Town planning is a social service for the society, a few years ago fully under state control. But a social state is an […]

Urban democracy

Maroš Fečík

SUMMARY This article is available only in Slovak without a summary.

SUMMARY Criminality is a phenomenon as old as human civilisation itself and is a worldwide occurrence.  The fight with criminality oscillates between restriction and prevention. The global nature of criminality naturally means international cooperation, in the field of prevention as well. A particular example is the CPTED project – Crime prevention through environmental design. Among other things, […]

Democracy and public spaces

Robert Špaček, Ján Legény

SUMMARY The emergence of democracy and of the first public space – Agora dates back to the ancient Greece. Urban environment is an essential attribute of development of cultures and civilizations. It concentrates the nature of environment, history, people’s mentality and affects the way and quality of life of inhabitants. Public spaces have played and […]