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SUMMARY Architectural design of buildings is usually a composition made up of inanimate traditional or modern materials, whereas landscape designs are composed mainly of plants, i.e. materials which are animate, breathing, growing, aging and dying. Trees in an architectural composition form a mass, volume and inner space. Like buildings, trees are long-lasting objects, which carry […]
SUMMARY Significance of strategy is in every case important, because it provides tools and methods necessary to achieve objectives. In case of creating green cities, one of strategies used is an implementation of green roofs and walls into planning documents, strategies and regulation principles. This article presents three different strategies for implementation of greenery as […]
SUMMARY The article deals with the development of urban parks, from the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries up to present, and it tries to type the approaches in the contemporary park design in Europe. Park and garden design reflected the progress in architecture and art; their forms and functions were influenced by geographical, […]
SUMMARY Vegetation is a frequently used component in sustainable architecture providing ecological, esthetical and technological benefits. Solar Decathlon, a student architectural and engineering competition, which presents future architects’ views of contemporary sustainable living, introduces a whole set of unusual and innovative elements in plant implementation into habitations. Particularly specific are the projects designed for extreme […]