In October, the extensive reconstruction of the Prague headquarters of KPMG in Florence was completed. In the course of the full operation of the building, 520 tons of debris was lost within 12 months, and a central staircase connecting the individual floors, a client zone with a view of the centre of Prague, or a meeting room for informal staff were added.
Wood as a building material is more associated with log cabins than skyscrapers. What are its advantages for the construction of high-rise buildings and why such a skyscraper does not burn down, explains the designer Patrik Domanický.
Industry enthusiasts enjoy recently completed project The Distillery: Social Reactor in Brno. The four-story building, which was part of the distillery factory in the 19th century, was transformed to a place for co-working and events by the KOGAA Architectural Studio.
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.