SUMMARY The problem of that need of man that lies in self-identification becomes pressing for each man. Man found himself in integration and globalization processes that navigate us to reformulate his feeling of citizenship, either as the Centraleuropeans or as the citizens more and more connected to the world. If we consider in this context […]
SUMMARY The author describes a situation when a respected architect and university professor Vladimír Karfík involuntarily left the Faculty of Architecture in Bratislava and began working in an urbanistic studio of a state project organisation with some of his students spanning several generations as one of them. In those ten years that he worked there, […]
SUMMARY Among interesting inclinations of the architect Karfík, beside whole range of architectonical types which he thought out and projected, we may undoubtedly count high rising buildings. Skyscrapers were in the first decades of the 20th century reflected as real architectonical phenomena, which were perceived differently in Europe as opposed to America, the country of […]
SUMMARY The author, professor of architecture at the university in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, Peter Lizoň, is a disciple of Slovak architectonical schooling system. In his articles, the author summarizes contribution of the architect Vladimír Karfík to the development of the modern European architecture of the 20th century, with mention of his American experience in studios […]
SUMMARY The personality of the architect Karfík is presented by the author through posing questions of relation between possibilities of a system or systems, and the effects of personality in them. Under which circumstances a creative situation emerges and how it functions – that could be traced in the life and work of Vladimír Karfík. […]
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SUMMARY Architect Vladimír Karfík was one of the most influential Czechoslovak and Slovak architects. His life, professional career and his work reflected a lot of changes characteristic for the 20th century. He cooperated with many famous creators of the modern architecture all over the world. His personal enchantment and his participation in well-known studios of […]