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Tenement House / DAM.architekti

00:00 - 20 June, 2011
Tenement House / DAM.architekti, © Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková
© Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková

© Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková © Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková © Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková © Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková + 24

“Angels' Dance” - XXI Century Theater in the former Sant' Anna's Church / Silva & Roth Architects

12:00 - 16 May, 2011
Courtesy of Silva & Roth Architects
Courtesy of Silva & Roth Architects

The XXI Century Theater which is located in the former Sant’ Anna’s Church in Prague, Czech Republic is a choreographed spatial strategy that begins with the translation of words into actions, and is followed by the manifestation of actions into spaces. Silva & Roth Architects developed the “Angels’ Dance” through the notions of actions and motion, spontaneous behaviors and the architectonic space.

More on this project after the break.

Architecture Atelier / Projektil Architekti

00:00 - 7 March, 2011
Architecture Atelier / Projektil Architekti, © Andrea Thiel Lhotáková
© Andrea Thiel Lhotáková

© Andrea Thiel Lhotáková © Andrea Thiel Lhotáková © Andrea Thiel Lhotáková © Andrea Thiel Lhotáková + 13

In Progress: City Green Court / Richard Meier & Partners Architects

11:47 - 24 February, 2011
Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners Architects, © vize.com
Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners Architects, © vize.com

Construction for the City Green Court, Richard Meier & Partners third building within the Prague 4-Pankrác Master Plan, is underway. Receiving a pre-certification of LEED Platinum, the building’s design is inspired by the language of Czech Cubism simultaneously responding to issues of conservation and sustainability. A completion date of early 2012 is anticipated. The video,

“We are working together to make City Green Court a benchmark for green building design in the Czech Republic,” shared Richard Meier. “This assignment has been particularly challenging as it also meant addressing the historic beauty of Prague and at the same time creating a modern image of the City for its future.”

More renderings and drawings of City Green Court following the break.

Architects: Richard Meier & Partners Renderings: Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners Architects, vize.com Video: vize.com

Papelote Stationery Shop / A1Architects

00:00 - 27 January, 2011
Papelote Stationery Shop / A1Architects

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Prague, Czech Republic
  • Category

  • Project Architects

    Lenka Křemenová, David Maštálka
  • Client

    papelote s.r.o. / Kateřina Šachová, Denisa Havrdová, Filip Šach
  • Area

    57.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2010

D.Vision Dental Clinic / A1Architects

00:00 - 18 March, 2010
D.Vision Dental Clinic / A1Architects, Courtesy of A1Architects
Courtesy of A1Architects

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Prague, Czech Republic
  • Category

  • Project Team

    Lenka Křemenová, David Maštálka
  • Client

    Dr. Radek Pokorný, Dr. Dita Hašková
  • Graffiti

    Alexey Klyuykov & Vít Svoboda / CAP
  • Area

    150.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2009

66 Gallery and Botas Concept Store / A1 Architects

00:00 - 22 January, 2010
66 Gallery and Botas Concept Store / A1 Architects, via A1 Architects
via A1 Architects

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Prague, Czech Republic
  • Category

  • Directors In Charge

    Lenka Kremenová, David Maštálka
  • Collaborators

    Jakub Korouš & Jan Kloss and OKOLO
  • Client

    Radoslav Kuba / artport s.r.o.
  • Area

    52.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2009

Malvazinky Penthouse / HSH architekti

01:00 - 3 January, 2010
Malvazinky Penthouse / HSH architekti, © Ester Havlová
© Ester Havlová

© Ester Havlová © Ester Havlová © Ester Havlová © Ester Havlová + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Prague, Czech Republic
  • Category

  • Architects

    HSH architekti
  • Project Team

    Simona Fišerová, Petr Hájek, Tomáš Hradečný, Jan Kolář, Jan Šépka
  • Project Year

    2006
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Franz Kafka Society Center / Steven Holl Architects + Marcela Steinbachová (Skupina)

00:00 - 17 August, 2009
Franz Kafka Society Center / Steven Holl Architects + Marcela Steinbachová (Skupina)

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Prague, Czech Republic
  • Category

  • Architect

    Steven Holl Architects, Marcela Steinbachová (Skupina)
  • Program

    Cultural center with exhibition, lecture and concert space, as well as offices and a library
  • Client

    Franz Kafka Society Center
  • Project Year

    2008

National Tecnical Library in Prague / Projektil Architekti

00:00 - 31 July, 2009
National Tecnical Library in Prague / Projektil Architekti

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  • Architects

    Projektil architekti / Roman Brychta, Adam Halíř, Ondřej Hofmeister, Petr Lešek
  • Location

    Prague, Czech Republic
  • Category

  • Interior Collaborators

    Hipposdesign, R.Babák, O.Tobola
  • Client

    Státní technická knihovna, Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a tělovýchovy
  • General Contractor

    Sdružení Metrostav a.s., OHL ŽS a.s.
  • Planning Year

    2004-2006
  • Area

    11740.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2009

Teahouse / A1 Architects

00:00 - 29 June, 2009
Teahouse / A1 Architects, © Ester Havlová
© Ester Havlová

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Prague, Czech Republic
  • Category

  • Architect In Charge

    David Maštálka
  • Collaborators

    Lenka Kremenová, Marta Maštálková, Rudolf Maštálka
  • Client

    David Maštálka and Lenka Kremenová
  • Contractor

    Vojtěch Bilišic , scupltor and carpenter (Slovak Republic)
  • Dome Construction

    Jan Bašta
  • Surface Area

    3,75 m2
  • Area

    7.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2008
  • Photographs

EggO House / A 69 Architects

00:00 - 8 April, 2009
EggO House / A 69 Architects

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Prague, Czech Republic
  • Category

  • Client

    Mr. And Mrs. Tomáš und Johana Růžička
  • Consultant

    ing.arch. Tomáš Amtmann
  • Area

    215.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2006

Kaplicky's controversial Prague Library may get built

21:00 - 13 March, 2009

Before Jan Kaplicky’s recent death, the controversial Prague National Library project by Future Systems was supposed to be shelved forever. However, there are rumors now saying it may get built, thanks to a popular Facebook group supporting the project.