Editorial 4/2022

Martin Wollensak

Cite this article Wollensak, M. (2022) ‘Editorial’, Architecture Papers of the Faculty of Architecture and Design STU, 27(4), pp. 1-2. https://www.doi.org/10.2478/alfa-2022-0019   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 […]

Cite this article Benkovičová, L. (2022) ‘Linking virtual reality, architecture, and crime prevention for educational purposes’, Architecture Papers of the Faculty of Architecture and Design STU, 27(3), pp. 17-28. https://www.doi.org/10.2478/alfa-2022-0016   SUMMARY Technology is one component of larger social, economic, and business revolutions that will continue to have a substantial impact on the markets in […]

Cite this article Baláž, M. (2022) ‘Star Status authentic design’, Architecture Papers of the Faculty of Architecture and Design STU, 27(2), pp. 41-47. https://www.doi.org/10.2478/alfa-2022-0012   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 […]

Architectural education in the context of social sciences

Peter Mazalán, Jana Vinárčiková, Michal C. Hronský

Cite this article Mazalán, P., Vinárčiková, J., Hronský, M. C. (2022) ‘Architectural education in the context of social sciences’, Architecture Papers of the Faculty of Architecture and Design STU, 27(2), pp. 35-40. https://www.doi.org/10.2478/alfa-2022-0011   SUMMARY Interdisciplinary thinking is an unavoidable part of the design process for a creative architect. At a time of increased socio-ecological […]

To architecture

Branislav Dohnány

SUMMARY Recently there have been new professional pieces of architectural work that present professional deformation of architecture. The cause of this state is the more frequent dictation of the investor which leads to the breakdown of legislative and aesthetical standards in the architectural creation. It is necessary to react to these phenomena by better educating […]

SUMMARY The paper deals with the assessment and balance of the educational process at the FA STU. It balances the achievements along with the original prospects. It assesses pedagogical activities since the establishment of the new structure at the FA STU in 1990, taking into consideration the social and political changes of this period.

SUMMARY To define the profile of a graduate is a continually pressing problem, which is never settled. A school of architecture should not produce a final product similar to a professional architect but educate in an open way and offer a wide range of information on methodics, legislation, materials, construction and history, and develop artistic […]

SUMMARY An architect as a town planner should carry out their work for the benefit of applying architecture in society – mainly in towns and villages. Education concerning this mission should include something from the original sense of architecture, thus from times of antique, the middle ages and new ages. The school of those times […]

SUMMARY At present there is a liberal interpretation of architectural practice. Education in architecture can have various models. The reform in 1968 caused a drastic decline of actual practice and gave priority to academic education. The reform of the state school system in 1984 decided for multidisciplinarity, which enables the architect to analyze the issues […]