Residential buildings in healthcare resort Szczawno-Zdroj in the second-half of 20th century


Abstract

The article focuses on the development of housing in Szczawno-Zdroj in the second half of the twentieth century. The image of this place was shaped for centuries as the town and the spa located in this area developed and mainly consisted of facilities associated with health resorts.

Based on an analysis of how housing developed in the discussed period, regarding both the shape of buildings and their location on the city plan, the author determines the degree to which new buildings interfere with the existing infrastructure with particular emphasis on their impact on the image of the historical part of the city which is mainly shaped by spa facilities. The study analyzed the impact of residential housing of this period on the traditional cultural landscape of Szczawno-Zdroj.


Keywords

Szczawno Zdroj; health resort; residential buildings

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Published : 2018-10-28


Piróg, M. (2018). Residential buildings in healthcare resort Szczawno-Zdroj in the second-half of 20th century. Teka Komisji Architektury, Urbanistyki I Studiów Krajobrazowych, 14(3), 89-95. https://doi.org/10.35784/teka.1802

Marek Piróg 
Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology  Poland