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.
Designing an office so that several generations of employees can work well there is quite a challenge. It has to accommodate modern technical requirements while also creating a pleasant environment for employees to work together. What guides architects and interior designers in their work? This was one topic at the E15 Premium Real Estate and Interiors event in June.
Turn a glassed meeting room into a private place or a screen area easily through a smartphone app. Or you can also shade the windows from direct sunlight, including harmful UV radiation. There is no need to invest high sums in the replacement of current glass; all you need is to stick a clever Sonte film.
Marc Kushner, CEO of Architizer, zooms through the past thirty years of architecture to show how the public, once disconnected, have become an essential part of the design process. With the help of social media, feedback reaches architects years before a building is even created. Digital media as such, according to Kushner, are the reason why starchitects such as Frank Gehry or Zaha Hadid emerged.
The annual eVolo Magazine's award established in 2006 recognizes visionary ideas - projects that through the novel use of technology, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations, challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments.
Millennials want more than just a paycheck. Today’s employees want a work environment that’s healthy, fun, inspiring, comfortable, natural... in short, one where they feel good. Pavel Mrázek, the founder and CEO of the interior design company Hezkey, describes the latest in office trends for the #Morethanoffice portal.