Design as a transcultural phenomenon Mgr. art. Jana Kumorovitzová, ArtD. Our thesis  is focused on the status of design in transcultural, west-oriented society. We regard a man, as its living representative, as the main holder of values and context. Through his understanding and meeting his own needs, cyclically repeating due to evolutional deficiencies of homo sapiens […]

Development in energy-autonomous building renovations and their impact on architecture By Ing. arch. Holger Hasenritter, PhD. The presented work explores the developments in energy-autonomous building renovations and their impact on architecture. First of all, this article will look at the current state of science and technology of the building stock and its energy supply. This […]

SUMMARY We propose to present the regional project Unfinished Modernisations—Between Utopia and Pragmatism: Architecture and Urban Planning in the Former Yugoslavia and the Successor States, which was conducted by a group of researchers from Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and Macedonia 2010-2012. We stress the need for the reconstruction of the common architectural history […]

SUMMARY People these days are already fully aware of the need to move firmly on the path towards sustainability principles. Despite the fact that current scientific and technical progress already enables us to achieve sustainability in many areas, we tend to hesitate and still follow outdated principles. The field of architecture and urban design is […]