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Juráš Lasovský

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'Prague: Bridge-Building over the Vltava River' Competition Entry / Juráš Lasovský

01:00 - 4 June, 2013
'Prague: Bridge-Building over the Vltava River' Competition Entry / Juráš Lasovský, Courtesy of Juráš Lasovský
Courtesy of Juráš Lasovský

The intention of architect Juráš Lasovský for the ‘Prague: Bridge-Building over the Vltava River’ competition was to disrupt the serenity of the Prague basin landscape by proposing a residential bridge connecting the quarters of Podolí, Císařská louka and Smíchov. While classical bridges tend to create a connection between two places, this residential bridge is regarded as an opportunity to create an attractive space above the river. It becomes a space with residential premises as well as a sort of esplanade from which people get the chance to observe the city life around them. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Prague Activators Proposal / Juras Lasovsky, Zuzana Masna, Koen Hezemans

01:00 - 11 March, 2013
Prague Activators Proposal / Juras Lasovsky, Zuzana Masna, Koen Hezemans, Courtesy of Juras Lasovsky, Zuzana Masna, and Koen Hezemans
Courtesy of Juras Lasovsky, Zuzana Masna, and Koen Hezemans

Designed by the collaboration of Juras Lasovsky, Zuzana Masna, and Koen Hezemans, their project "Prague Activators" suggests the idea of pontoons floating on the river. The pontoons "activate" the Vltava riverbank as well as various parts of the city of Prague. The proposal was originally awarded at the Skanska Bridging Prague Competition and was later elaborated into the current project Prague Activators. The project aims to motivate people not only to pursue activities on the riverside, but also to inspire them to care for the public space and alter it. More images and architects’ description after the break.