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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, […]
SUMMARY Current parametric design generates many possible solutions during the modelling and designing process. However, in the final stage it allows the user to choose only one solution to be developed. Physical parametric design is a design strategy for parametric design. It enables the parametric design to embody the knowledge from simulation tools and still […]
SUMMARY The new concert hall Zenith in Strasbourg was inaugurated in January 2011, making it the biggest Zenith concert hall in France. The inner part of the building is not immediately visible. It consists of 30 cm thick reinforced concrete which is shaped into lines with different curve radius. The oval form was chosen as […]
SUMMARY In general, residential buildings and residential sector represent more than half of the work of an architect. Sufficient housing for people and the need for quality of living is a key issue in many countries, in the Czech Republic as well. The long duration of street layout has influence on the sustainability of cities. […]
SUMMARY Architects often encounter issues related to placement of a structure. The placement is not always adequate, does not consider local characteristics sufficiently, and often reflects only the aim of the investor. The inconsistency with urban environment is then obvious, as the basic urban principles are not followed. The ground plan of the construction is […]
SUMMARY The article deals with the complex of public spaces assessment methods, which focus to the complex or overall evaluation of public space quality, as well as methods which focus to evaluation of partial aspects of public space’s quality. The article addresses theoretical as well as practical aspects of application of the monitored methods applied […]