The Czech Chamber of Architects presented thirty-three works, which are bidding for the Czech Prize for Architecture in 2018. Among the nominees are three office projects: the Vault42 in Olomouc, the multifunctional building Dorn in Brno and the administrative building in Strančice near Prague. The Main Prize winner and the other finalists will be announced on the November 19th at the gala evening at the Karlín Forum.
A good office is about more than designer lighting and the right choice of furniture. The most modern office buildings in the Czech Republic try to make the time that their tenants spend inside them more pleasant using less traditional elements as well—like the silver screen and the buzzing of bees.
You know those mornings when at the strike of six the sun starts threatening a muggy 35 °C day, and your forehead beads up just thinking about how sticky and sweaty you’ll be that evening? Meanwhile the long, hot pants and suit staring at you from your chair aren’t helping your mood either. Right now you might be saying, “Sure wish I was a freelancer at home in my underwear.”
A day in the office as every other. A lunch break is long past and 5 p.m. still far away. And a colleague next to the table can’t help himself with clicking his pen. Click, click, click. Are you thinking of a gun? Just do your thing!
Most of us connect virtual and augmented reality with hyper-realistic illusions — with computer games. But real estate developers are beginning to use them for something very real: to better imagine and present their projects. In the commercial sector, they can help employers to make the very best pick of office spaces — the spaces where they will be working and spending a significant part of their life.
Coffee. Your morning savior, a buddy who gets you going during your post-lunch fatigue, who will silently listen to your conversations with your friend and your work meetings. But do you really know it like you think you do? For example, did you know that...