SUMMARY We expect four two different scales in the waterfront environment assessment in the urban structure (XL, L, M, S). The interdisciplinary research in the Bratislava public space potential, problems and individual quality help us improve the conceptual development coordination. In the complex land‐use planning process, however, it is also necessary to know everyday residents […]

Historic garden as public space (?)

Tamara Reháčková, Ivan Stankoci, Miriam Heinrichová

SUMMARY The status of public spaces in a city, their importance, function and facilities they provide, belong to the today’s most discussed themes by professionals and non-professionals. Public spaces can be defined as open free spaces which are available to the public regardless of gender, race, religion etc. Especially in urban areas, the public green […]

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 […]

SUMMARY The topic of public space has become an interdisciplinary topic as well as a public matter. Different participants in discussions and decision making processes on public space have different expectations. The topic of public space has its historical development and interdisciplinary intersection. The urban planning and design relations of the topic are indisputable. In this […]

Democracy and public spaces

Ján Legény, Robert Špaček

SUMMARY The emergence of democracy and of the first public space – Agora dates back to the ancient Greece. Urban environment is an essential attribute of development of cultures and civilizations. It concentrates the nature of environment, history, people’s mentality and affects the way and quality of life of inhabitants. Public spaces have played and […]

Editorial

Ľubica Vitková

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Tradition in the context of design By Mgr. art. Zuzana Labudová, ArtD. The aim of this dissertation thesis was to specify the importance of tradition in the context of design. The work discusses the tradition in a wider context: describes changes in society, which have affected perception of history and tradition; examines identity, nostalgia and fashion; […]

SUMMARY The regeneration of mass housing estates is currently a frequently discussed topic; the attention of architects and urban planners is usually devoted to the exemplary projects from the Netherlands, Germany and France, however, the proportion of housing estates on the total housing stock does not exceed 10% in the countries of the former western […]