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.
The new fish in the development pond, EDGE Technologies, is working on its second office building in Amsterdam. Thanks to advanced technologies, they aim at the strictest ecological sustainability criteria. The company co-works with architects who originally designed the former building back in the 1970s.
The positive influence of greenery on the human psyche and the body is firmly rooted in contemporary architecture. What are the most famous green buildings in the world? What did the builders of "treescrapers" have to face in Milan? And how is it actually with watering?
Deciding on the winners of the 26th year of the nationwide "Building of the Year" competition goes into the final. Simultaneously with the judging of the jury, the public can also choose its winner. Which of the office buildings is your favourite winner?
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.