A total of 58 projects was nominated for the jubilee 20th Best of Realty Award. Among the office buildings, Palmovka Open Park in Prague and Knorr Bremse in Liberec reached to the top.
The critical criteria for project assessment were location, urban and architectural solutions (including internal dispositions), quality of implementation and success on the real estate market. And how did the jury evaluate the Best of Realty Award winners?
NEW ADMINISTRATIVE CENTERS CATEGORY
The project gained the most points not only for its undeniable commercial success but also with regard to the overall improvement of the civic environment at Palmovka. The exceptional nature of the project lies above all in the sensitive incorporation of historical industrial elements into a generous modern architecture.
The jury appreciated the original architectural design including, among other things, the unique green façade and the overall commercial success of the project.
The project was awarded for a visionary and gentle approach to the construction of office buildings and a general orientation to the highest user comfort.
RECONSTRUCTED OFFICES CATEGORY
During the reconstruction of the Knorr Bremse building in Liberec, the developer succeeded in connecting the original elements with modern technologies and services in a smaller but elegant project.
The technology used and the overall composition of the building with its modern concept adequately respond to the trends of the 21st century and will dignifiedly represent the future headquarters of a major bank.
A quality and careful approach to the reconstruction of the building is unusual in this range not only for the region but also for the whole of the Czech Republic.