The significance of preserving cultural identity is one of the main topics of this current issue of Architecture Papers of the Faculty of Architecture and Design STU (ALFA), with articles ranging from analyses of urban spread and architectural heritage of the Saidpur village—one of the oldest in Pakistan—to discussion of the loss of cultural identity […]
SUMMARY “Design Thinking” is one of the methodologies currently used in education. It is not an exclusive property of designers and in combination with artificial intelligence we can see new horizons; but, does standard “Design Thinking” have sufficient tools for society? What is the essence of “Design Thinking”, what is the role and duty of […]
SUMMARY The aim of this research paper is to map, document and classify new, progressive and perspective approaches to colour in product and material design. The purpose is to identify the impact and importance of colour in the creation of new materials and products from an ecological point of view. This approach is also defined […]
SUMMARY The role of the branch “Design” is not set quite clearly in the organizational structure of the FA STU, especially with regard to its creation and the synthesis of independent artistic and technical disciplines in the university environment. It goes along with insufficient facilities and equipment of this department. I propose to revitalize the […]
SUMMARY The paper is devoted to several basic issues of the role of design and its incorporation in the curriculum of the technical university. It proves the interactive relation between the technical and the artistic aspects of a design workpiece and its utilization in the field of economy or human communication.
SUMMARY This article is available only in Czech without a summary.