SUMMARY An obvious characteristic feature of current architectural projects should be their energetic economy and sophistication. Such trend is in the long term run required the European Union. The architectural point of view will certainly not be sufficient to accomplish the targets of the 20-20-20 strategy envisioned for the year 2020. It will be inevitable […]

SUMMARY Prior to town as a higher form of social living, there was gradual settlement of natural landscape. Man came into contact with this landscape and started to transform it according to his concepts and requirements. Primary characteristic attributes of a town are its boundaries or demarcation of its territory by fortification walls behind which – […]

SUMMARY In this case study, we focus on the area of the Freedom Square (Námestie slobody) in Bratislava as an important historical urban space. In the past, several political regimes with various ideological backgrounds tried to adapt the square to their representation and reshaped its topology accordingly. A wide span of different aesthetic models of […]

Presentation of the designed artefact Mgr. art. Marián Králik, ArtD. The work of designer doesn’t end with grinding of the last edge, or with spray painting on surface of created object. Genuine designer artefact has potential to attract or impress the observer by its uniqueness and quality; however, in today’s mainstream and commercial age full […]

Propagation of functionalism in architecture – Czechoslovak interwar architecture of Uzhgorod Mgr. Rastislav Popelka, PhD. The thesis discusses the topic of Czechoslovak interwar architecture in Uzhgorod with the focus on the functionalist movement. It deals with substantial changes in the administrative status of Uzhgorod after 1919, as expressed in its building development, both in terms […]

SUMMARY Negative side effects of industrial and transportation development in the 18th and the 19th century caused consecutive separation of work from housing. Initial support of functional segregation in order to create quality living environment later resulted in construction of large prefabricated housing estates. What first seemed to be effective, efficient and according to some […]

SUMMARY This paper examines the process of urbanization and development of the 20th century architecture in Albania and evaluates it in the context of synchronous development in other Eastern and Central European countries. The topic is on the representative urban public spaces of high ideological importance for authoritarian political regimes, of which the most prominent […]

“Healthy” design in the interior design proces: Inclusive interior design for children with eye defect disease – amblyopia Mgr. art. Margaréta Janecová, ArtD. This thesis addresses the topic of furniture and interiors for children with binocular disorders, specifically amblyopia. It describes essential points for the design of healthy work desk and interior for children. These […]