Poly-functional buildings

Jozef Kollár

SUMMARY

Multipurpose buildings represent one of the most frequent forms of contemporary architecture. Extent, proportion and function of individual parts in a multipurpose (polyfunctional) structure are influenced by rapid social, economic and technological changes. Current social and economic development prefers trend of functional and constructional adjustability, the building adaptability and regeneration of residential structure. Specifially, the mentioned implementation requirements apply monolithic skeleton system with possibility of changeable range ensuring dispositional variability, flexibility and space universality.

Keywords: architecture, urbanism, variability, flexibility, multifunctional building, elasticity, integration