SUMMARY The connection of the cinema and architecture is certainly not new, neither in the form of mutual interdisciplinary cooperation nor as an object of theoretical research. What may seem new or very little significant is the attention paid to the sci-fi cinema in architectural theory. Architects often toy with the visions of ideal cities […]

SUMMARY This paper explains the importance of barrack objects and campuses and their role in forming the urban structure of the city. Construction of army barracks, as we know them today in the area of recent Slovakia, had begun in the period of wars against Turks. They were initially built as castle fortifications, which have […]

SUMMARY At the turn of the 20th century, only the most important cities of our region had a general zoning plan. The zoning plans of smaller cities started to develop in the inter-war period, but only after the World War II the previously marginal discipline of town planning started to boom. Many plans made during […]

Art and design: Design product as a part of a small limited edition By Mgr. art. Eva Veselá, ArtD. Dissertation thesis “Art and Design, design product as a part of a small limited edition”, is aimed to create a particular piece of artwork — design product that meets the attributes of design product (as a usable, functional product) and […]

SUMMARY The article provides a sociological insight into the city and its everyday life. As architects and town planners we create a space, the city itself. Lewis Mumford has already stressed that the city and its transformation in time cannot be defined by a simple formula. It is necessary to perceive this complex “organism” and […]

SUMMARY The campus of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava is one of the oldest modern campuses in the city, which still remains its original function. During the 20th century, its urban and architectural plans were designed by the best Slovak architects. The primary construction of the campus was divided into three main stages: […]

SUMMARY The rapid growth of urbanization has become chaling for research for most countries in world. Although the theme of urbanization is new in Afghanistan, but lately this sector is attracted to national and international entities in Afghanistan. This is considered to be one of the biggest obstacles that hinder achieving a sustainable future development, […]

Urban planning in 20th century in Slovakia. Case study Bratislava Ing. arch. Peter Horák, PhD. The dissertation thesis covers two aspects in the development of the city of Bratislava. Zoning, regulatory and directional plans represent the element of the vision. Urban visions drive the development of the city, stimulate and regulate the growth, concept and […]

Editorial

Henrieta Moravčíková

Urbanism and zoning in the former Eastern Bloc countries have been in a state of crisis since the end of the 20th century. This is associated, on the one hand, with a change on the state level, when the market economy replaced the socialist state-planned economy and, on the other, it is connected with the […]