SUMMARY The author presents here his personal ideas concerning architectural design and its philosophy, starting from the basic meaning of architecture – from serving the users’ needs. The difference between physical and “moral” lifetime of architecture brings the need of variability of the current buildings and interiors. Another discussed problem is the modernity of architecture. […]
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SUMMARY The functionalist inter-war architecture in Zlín was always linked with the company Baťa and its requirements, closely related to the developing town. The unrealised pieces of architecture in Zlín, designed by outstanding Czech architects like František Lydie Gahura, Vladimír Karfík, Miroslav Lorenc, Jozef Gočár, Jan Víšek, Otto Rothmayer, Josef Havlíček, Bohuslav Fuchs, Jiří Voženílek, […]
SUMMARY In 1935 in the journal l’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui, there were published several articles on architecture. One of the articles is “Pictoresque Journey around Central Europe”. Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and mainly Zlín. “Rational and highly functional architecture” surprises. Zlín is a specific example, it is a holistic concept of new industrial town. This relates to […]
SUMMARY The author tackles the phenomenon of “Architecture of Zlín”, which became a remarkable phenomenon not only of the Czech-Slovak but also of the world interwar period architecture. In the period of developing funcionalism, in the period of rise of several outstanding architectural works that mostly were the solo architectonic monuments, the architecture of Zlín […]
SUMMARY Architect Vladimír Karfík was one of the most influential Czechoslovak and Slovak architects. His life, professional career and his work reflected a lot of changes characteristic for the 20th century. He cooperated with many famous creators of the modern architecture all over the world. His personal enchantment and his participation in well-known studios of […]
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