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  6. 2014
  7. KCEV / Petr Hajek Architekti

KCEV / Petr Hajek Architekti

  • 01:00 - 19 June, 2014
KCEV / Petr Hajek Architekti
KCEV / Petr Hajek Architekti, © Benedikt Markel
© Benedikt Markel

© Benedikt Markel © Benedikt Markel © Benedikt Markel © Benedikt Markel + 37

      • Collaborators on the concept

        Helena Línová, Michal Volf
      • Collaborators

        Cornelia Klien, Andrea Kubná, Ondřej Lipenský, Helena Línová, Martin Prokš, Martin Stoss, Michal Volf, Jan Kolář.
      • Graphic Designer

        Kristina Ambrozová
      • Civil Engineer

        Jan Kolář
      • Geometry of the Shell

        Jaroslav Hulín
      • Portable Furniture

        Cornelia Klien, Martin Stoss
      • More Specs Less Specs
      © Benedikt Markel
      © Benedikt Markel

      Text description provided by the architects. The KCEV (Krkonose Mountains Centre for Environmental Education) building is situated into a city park in front of the administration building of KRNAP (Krkonoše Mts. National Park). The building geometry is derived from the geometry of Krkonoše Mountains.

      Exploded Axonometric
      Exploded Axonometric

      Every edge or slope on the building could be found in its real, natural topography. In between of the metal vectors, which represent the mountain ridges, there is growing sedum.

      © Benedikt Markel
      © Benedikt Markel

      The new building is set apart from the existing one to create an entrance platform. This public space atmosphere is supported by fully glazed side wall through which it is possible to look into the building and indirectly become a part of an ongoing lecture or seminar inside of the building.

      © Benedikt Markel
      © Benedikt Markel

      The building itself is energy efficient and should represent the ideas of the National park and preservation of nature. Main bearing structure and underground walls are made out of face concrete.

      © Benedikt Markel
      © Benedikt Markel

      Inner partitions and furniture are made out of plywood. Design of furniture and dimensions of its basic parts are adapted for the size of plywood plates and because of that there are no wasted residues.

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      Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "KCEV / Petr Hajek Architekti" 19 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/516085/kcev-petr-hajek-architekti/> ISSN 0719-8884