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Bamboo House / Atelier Stepan

09:00 - 26 December, 2015
Bamboo House  / Atelier Stepan, © Štěpán Vrzala
© Štěpán Vrzala

© Štěpán Vrzala © Štěpán Vrzala © Štěpán Vrzala © Štěpán Vrzala +26

The Fence House / Mjölk architekti

02:00 - 8 December, 2015
The Fence House / Mjölk architekti, © BoysPlayNice
© BoysPlayNice

© BoysPlayNice © BoysPlayNice © BoysPlayNice © BoysPlayNice +21

Kindergarten in Dobrin / ATELIER 8000

02:00 - 3 December, 2015
Kindergarten in Dobrin / ATELIER 8000, © Ondřej Bouška
© Ondřej Bouška

© Ondřej Bouška © Ondřej Bouška © Ondřej Bouška © Ondřej Bouška +28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Dobříň, Czech Republic
  • Architects in Charge

    Martin Krupauer, Jiří Střítecký
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Pezo von Ellrichshausen's Model of 100 Circles Explores the Diversity of Repetition

16:00 - 15 November, 2015
Pezo von Ellrichshausen's Model of 100 Circles Explores the Diversity of Repetition, Model for 'Infinite Motive'. Image Courtesy of Pezo von Ellrichshausen
Model for 'Infinite Motive'. Image Courtesy of Pezo von Ellrichshausen

Chilean art and architecture studio Pezo von Ellrichshausen’s “Finite Format” exhibition is currently on display at one of the most important cultural sites in the Czech Republic: The House of Art of Ceske Budějovice. Composed of more than 480 paintings (Finite Format) and six ink drawings (Infinite Motive), the installation aims to demonstrate the firm’s “underlying method to understand not only the artistic qualities in a work of architecture but also the architectonic attributes of a work of art,” according to the architects. 

In parallel, Pezo von Ellrichshausen also carried out a workshop with 14 architecture students from the Technical University of Liberec to conceptualize and construct a twelve-square-meter scale model for the "Infinite Motive" installation. Using the circle as the basic element, the architects reflect on how “architectonic intentions may be diluted by means of the repetition of a single figure with a diverse range of dimensions.”

Family House in Nučice / Mimosa architects

02:00 - 10 November, 2015
Family House in Nučice / Mimosa architects, © BoysPlayNice
© BoysPlayNice

© BoysPlayNice © BoysPlayNice © BoysPlayNice © BoysPlayNice +18

Semi-Permanent Wood Nest Balances Unaided in Czech Republic Treetop

12:00 - 31 October, 2015
Semi-Permanent Wood Nest Balances Unaided in Czech Republic Treetop, © Antonín Matějovský, Jan Tyrpekl, Karolína Ryšavá
© Antonín Matějovský, Jan Tyrpekl, Karolína Ryšavá

Over the course of two days, architect Jan Tyrpekl created The Nest, an experimental structure built without any investors, sponsors, assignment, or project documentation in Strančice, in the Czech Republic. Made of about $120 USD worth of Osier Willow wood, The Nest perches in a park in the designer’s hometown, interlaced between tree branches, so as not to damage or affect the tree.

© Antonín Matějovský, Jan Tyrpekl, Karolína Ryšavá © Antonín Matějovský, Jan Tyrpekl, Karolína Ryšavá © Antonín Matějovský, Jan Tyrpekl, Karolína Ryšavá © Antonín Matějovský, Jan Tyrpekl, Karolína Ryšavá +12

UK and Wolfgang Buttress Win "Best Pavilion" at Milan Expo 2015

15:36 - 30 October, 2015
UK and Wolfgang Buttress Win "Best Pavilion" at Milan Expo 2015, UK Pavilion - Milan Expo 2015 / Wolfgang Buttress. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
UK Pavilion - Milan Expo 2015 / Wolfgang Buttress. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu

As the Milan Expo 2015 comes to a close, the winners of its best pavilions are being revealed. Wolfgang Buttress' UK Pavilion has taken top honors being named the exhibition's "Best Pavilion for Architecture & Landscape." A crowd favorite, the pavilion caught the attention of the world with it's mesmerizing (and photogenic) "beehive" made of 169,300 individual aluminium components that allowed visitors to experience the life of a bee. 

Nejen Bistro / mar.s architects

15:00 - 28 September, 2015
Nejen Bistro / mar.s architects, © Jakub Skokan, Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice
© Jakub Skokan, Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice

© Jakub Skokan, Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice © Jakub Skokan, Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice © Jakub Skokan, Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice © Jakub Skokan, Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice +13

PVA EXPO Prague Congress Hall / Progres Atelier

15:00 - 17 September, 2015
PVA EXPO Prague Congress Hall / Progres Atelier, © Jan Hromádko
© Jan Hromádko

© Jan Hromádko © Jan Hromádko © Jan Hromádko © Jan Hromádko +25

  • Architects

  • Location

    Beranových 667, 199 00 Praha-Praha 18, Czech Republic
  • Architects in Charge

    Vojtěch Kaas, Jan Kalivoda, Petr Sova
  • Area

    1610.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

House Zilvar / ASGK Design

03:00 - 8 September, 2015
House Zilvar / ASGK Design, © Petra Hajska
© Petra Hajska

© Petra Hajska © Petra Hajska © Petra Hajska © Petra Hajska +24

  • Architects

  • Location

    Lodín, Czech Republic
  • Design Team

    Gabriela Kapralova, Vitek Donat, Peter Hricovec
  • General Contractor

    Tesari Osik
  • Area

    83.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Architecture Week Prague 2015

19:30 - 1 September, 2015
Architecture Week Prague 2015, 9th International Festival of Architecture and Urbanism Architecture Week Prague. Slavonice/Source: Czech Tourism/Photo: Milan Jaroš
9th International Festival of Architecture and Urbanism Architecture Week Prague. Slavonice/Source: Czech Tourism/Photo: Milan Jaroš

The 9th International Festival of Architecture and Urbanism Architecture Week Prague 2015 will take place in the Convent of St. George at the Prague Castle and other locations in Prague from August 17 to October 18, 2015. It is organized by the company Czech Architecture Week in cooperation with the Prague Castle Administration. The festival will again be held under the patronage of the Czech President, Mr. Miloš Zeman.

The exhibition Heritage of My Homeland, the main exposition of this year´s festival, will present not only the greatest architectural treasures of all regions, but also their culture, art and objects characteristic for individual regions.

The Czech Centre London Presents "Czech Houses"

02:30 - 6 August, 2015
The Czech Centre London Presents "Czech Houses", Courtesy of Czech Centre London
Courtesy of Czech Centre London

Focused on family housing, the highlight of contemporary Czech architecture, the exhibition presents 33 exceptional designs by 33 architectural studios offering an insight into contemporary Czech architecture and urbanism. Showing a wide range of approaches to individual housing needs including large and small houses; new projects and renovations; houses in the countryside, in dense urban centres and in suburbia; made of concrete, wood, bricks or steel; in modern, abstract, or traditional styles distinctive, subtle or introverted, the exhibition demonstrates the continuous increase in the quality of Czech architecture since the fall of Communism in 1989, capturing the developments in architecture within the context of significant political and social change.

House Under the Castle / MODULORA

02:00 - 30 July, 2015
House Under the Castle / MODULORA, © Martin Kocich
© Martin Kocich

© Martin Kocich © Martin Kocich © Martin Kocich © Martin Kocich +18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Most, Czech Republic
  • Area

    180.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Villa In The Beskydy Mountains / Zdenek Trefil

02:00 - 5 June, 2015
Villa In The Beskydy Mountains / Zdenek Trefil, Courtesy of Zdeněk Trefil
Courtesy of Zdeněk Trefil

Courtesy of Zdeněk Trefil Courtesy of Zdeněk Trefil Courtesy of Zdeněk Trefil Courtesy of Zdeněk Trefil +12

  • Architects

  • Location

    Valasske Mezirici, Czech Republic
  • Area

    394.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Zdeněk Trefil

Proti Proudu Bistro / Mimosa architekti

15:00 - 26 May, 2015
Proti Proudu Bistro / Mimosa architekti, © BoysPlayNice
© BoysPlayNice

© BoysPlayNice © BoysPlayNice © BoysPlayNice © BoysPlayNice +14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Březinova 471/22, Karlín, 186 00 Praha-Praha 8, Czech Republic
  • Collaborator

    Lenka Pechanová
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Space Packing Architecture: The Life and Work of Alfred Neumann

20:30 - 19 May, 2015
Space Packing Architecture: The Life and Work of Alfred Neumann, "Space Packing Architecture: The Life and Work of Alfred Neumann" at Gallery of Fine Art in Ostrava
"Space Packing Architecture: The Life and Work of Alfred Neumann" at Gallery of Fine Art in Ostrava

Space Packing Architecture: The Life and Work of Alfred Neumann, the first-ever exhibition on the Czech architect Alfred Neumann, is on display at Cabinet of Architecture (Kabinet architektury) in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Accompanied by architectural models and life-size spatial units constructed especially for the show, this exhibition focuses on Neumann’s major design projects in Israel from the 1960s, undertaken with his collaborators Zvi Hecker and Eldar Sharon, and explores his vision for a new kind of modern architecture.

Gran Fierro / Formafatal

16:00 - 14 May, 2015
Gran Fierro / Formafatal, © Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice
© Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice

© Jakub Skokan / BoysPlayNice © Jakub Skokan / BoysPlayNice © Jakub Skokan / BoysPlayNice © Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice +27

Shopping Center Pivovar Děčín / Studio acht

03:00 - 25 April, 2015
Shopping Center Pivovar Děčín / Studio acht, © Alexandra Timpau
© Alexandra Timpau

© Alexandra Timpau © Alexandra Timpau © Alexandra Timpau © Alexandra Timpau +20

  • Architects

  • Location

    Decin, Czech Republic
  • Design Team

    Václav Hlaváček, Ben Hoek, Sybren Hoek, Petr Topolovský, Nermin Fehimovič, Pavel Jakoubek, Jiří Jabůrek, Vlastimil Osouch, Kateřina Ambrožová, Jana Tomšová, Majda Šnajdrová, Lina Procházková
  • Area

    32420.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs