Operating Area Povodí Vltavy Offices / A8000

Operating Area Povodí Vltavy Offices / A8000

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  • Architects: A8000
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2075
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Photographs Photographs:  Jan Mahr
  • Architect In Charge:Martin Krupauer, Jiří Střítecký
  • City:Ceske Budejovice
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Text description provided by the architects. A closed complex of modernized and new buildings meets the needs of a modern industrial works. There is a new office building close to the river and a bike path, and a repair hall with a crane runway and workshops by the road. Grown trees separate both parts of the complex.

© Jan Mahr
© Jan Mahr

The complex will substantially upgrade the original deteriorated condition – green areas will be larger complemented new pathways. The shape and size of buildings respond to the natural shape of the lot and copy its borders. Buildings are mutually positioned to establish differentiated environment outside and inside the area and a screen visually and functionally separating the industrial complex from the main roads.

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By its morphology and traditional building materials – wood, concrete, glass and steel structures for shading sails/screens – the oblong office building evokes the relation of the business with water and with water structures. The main wall is clad in wood and window openings cut through it act as a flood barrier at the same time. It is continued by a glazed part, shaded by a system of independent sails set in front and terminated by a reinforced concrete gable roof.

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© Jan Mahr

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Address:Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic

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Cite: "Operating Area Povodí Vltavy Offices / A8000" 29 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/786360/operating-area-povodi-vltavy-offices-atelier-8000> ISSN 0719-8884

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