Color in urban space

Andrea Urlandová

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SUMMARY The field represents a fairly frequent expression in architectural language. Its frequent use and usage is widespread and offers many interesting interpretations and connotations. In their works, many theoreticians relate to the phenomenon, either directly or indirectly. The issue is very topical, especially in relation to architectural thinking where the theory of fields influences the […]

SUMMARY It has been observed that planning policies and design guidance in developed western countries significantly differ from the ones used in our country. This paper briefly explores the changes of urban form and public space in the course of 19th and 20th century following the evolvement of the theoretical approaches and practices of urban […]

SUMMARY The city is regarded as the most complex physical expression of the political, economic, cultural and ecological aspirations of each civilization. The concept of the classical city must be replaced by the new idea of the metapolis. This idea refers in a radical way to the depth of changes which expose the contemporary city […]

Islands and their borders: The Kiev Islands

Michal Marcinov, Martin Jančok, Vít Halada, Benjamín Brádňanský

SUMMARY The Kiev Islands are forced into a state of schizophrenia. Two ideologies claim their rights to inhabit the islands. Conservation and Exploitation trigger and enhance contradictory processes that establish zones which have to deal with strong pressures from both sides. Leisure and commercial activities spontaneously occupy spots with connection infrastructure and blur on a […]