Block of Flats / Znameni Ctyr Architekti

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Architecture: Znameni Ctyr Architekti
Location: Prague,
Client: Nad Malovankou s.r.o.
Project Area: 1588 sqm
Project Year: 2011
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The project consists of two volumes of residential units that are situated above a one story underground parking area spaces. Each of residential volumes has its own vertical circulation. There is a total of 17 flats each the size of about 100 sqm. On the ground floor, flats are placed just on the park side with their own private gardens.

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The part of the ground floor facing the street has the appearance of covered spaces reminiscent of “arcade” around entrances. The main entrance with a gate is situated together with a car entrance at a lower elevation of the site. Behind the entrance gate is a staircase covered by a cantilevered volume.

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This staircase leads to the ground floor. This level contains a partially covered circulation space “arcade” with entrances to both buildings, inner courtyard with a double oak tree and a little gate into south orientated private back garden. On the opposite side of main entrance gate is another entrance right from street level – barrier free. Apartments on the upper most floor have access to roof terraces with greenery.

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Cite: "Block of Flats / Znameni Ctyr Architekti" 24 Aug 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 30 Aug 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=162945>

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