SUMMARY Supporting housing and housing buildings is an important part of economic and social policy of all prosperous countries with market economy. The issues of housing are currently pressing also in the field of reconstruction of existing housing areas in order to refurbish them. Nowadays, the concept of the state housing policy and the strategy […]

SUMMARY The protected landscape area of the White Carpathians is an area with high landscape values, characterized by diversity of the flora and fauna as well as by unique natural environment and folk architecture. These values exist as a result of agricultural production activities of the local people. The settlements, architecture and nature are threatened […]

Overlooked heritage: Interiors in Slovakia

Dušan Kočlík, Katarína Morávková, Michal C. Hronský

SUMMARY The creation of architecture is generally multi-layered and often complicated not only with respect to relationships (client – space – time – finance …) and the surrounding environment but also the current conditions under which the architecture is created. Every client, every assignment is always unique and original. Unlike the visual arts and product […]

SUMMARY Landscape is a vital part of our natural and man-made environment and is considered by many to be one of most important components of a healthy, enjoyable life. During the latter part of this century, we have witnessed its vulnerability in the face of its economic growth and social change. Often, we have failed […]