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.
Need to clear your thoughts after a tough meeting? Or maybe you’re an exercise enthusiast who doesn’t need a smart watch to tell you to get up out of your chair? No matter what you’re like, we’d recommend that you give running a try. To improve your concentration, physique, and mood. Wondering where, though? How about up on the roof.
Take a look at the visual and content series of photographs Chrámy nové doby (Temples of the New Era) of art photographer Jiří Šebek. It is a counterpart to the classic style of Prague buildings and to Šebek's typical work. For this set, the author won the Czech Press Photo Award in 2016.
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.
PLP Architecture has completed a Technical Demonstration project SkyPod for Tyréns' Advanced Funiculator, a completely new type of lift. This innovative concept will redefine vertical transportation for ultra-tall buildings.