Category: Architecture

“Hallucinogenic” 200-metre-long black-and-white-striped path leading to Ostrava-Svinov railway station continues to divide opinion, six years after its creation (Denik) [Social Media Post] 0

“Hallucinogenic” 200-metre-long black-and-white-striped path leading to Ostrava-Svinov railway station continues to divide opinion, six years after its creation (Denik) [Social Media Post]

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Prague architecture firm SAD successfully sues Tived, owner of new Prague 8-Liben petrol station that copied design of SAD’s celebrated filling station in Matuskovo, Slovakia; court orders Tived to make design changes and to put up sign informing customers that building is not work of architects Adam Jirkal & Jaroslav “Jerry” Koza (Forbes) *edited* [Social Media Post] 0

Prague architecture firm SAD successfully sues Tived, owner of new Prague 8-Liben petrol station that copied design of SAD’s celebrated filling station in Matuskovo, Slovakia; court orders Tived to make design changes and to put up sign informing customers that building is not work of architects Adam Jirkal & Jaroslav “Jerry” Koza (Forbes) *edited* [Social Media Post]

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Five-star Hard Rock Hotel Prague planned for former training ground next to Sparta’s Generali Arena (Letna) football stadium, Prague 7-Bubenec; 523-room hotel to include sky bar with Prague Castle views (Denik) [Social Media Post] 0

Five-star Hard Rock Hotel Prague planned for former training ground next to Sparta’s Generali Arena (Letna) football stadium, Prague 7-Bubenec; 523-room hotel to include sky bar with Prague Castle views (Denik) [Social Media Post]

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Prague 6 district council (TOP 09/KDU-CSL/ODS/STAN) under fire after spending 3.6 million crowns on new public toilet; “one-cabin WC with baby-changing table” will serve playground on Anastazova street in Brevnov (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Prague 6 district council (TOP 09/KDU-CSL/ODS/STAN) under fire after spending 3.6 million crowns on new public toilet; “one-cabin WC with baby-changing table” will serve playground on Anastazova street in Brevnov (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Prague city government considering reviving Communist-era plan to build new Staromestska metro entrance/exit on Namesti Franze Kafky square; eastern entrance would give tourists easier access to Old Town Square (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Prague city government considering reviving Communist-era plan to build new Staromestska metro entrance/exit on Namesti Franze Kafky square; eastern entrance would give tourists easier access to Old Town Square (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Property developer Trigema reveals plans to build “sinking ship” skyscraper near Nove Butovice metro station, Prague 5-Stodulky; unusual design is work of artist David Cerny and architect Tomas Cisar, and would be Czech Republic’s tallest building (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Property developer Trigema reveals plans to build “sinking ship” skyscraper near Nove Butovice metro station, Prague 5-Stodulky; unusual design is work of artist David Cerny and architect Tomas Cisar, and would be Czech Republic’s tallest building (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post]

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City of Prague ordered to immediately close underground part of former Stalin monument in Letna park, Prague 7-Holesovice, due to risk of collapse, and given five days to reinforce above-ground area around metronome (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

City of Prague ordered to immediately close underground part of former Stalin monument in Letna park, Prague 7-Holesovice, due to risk of collapse, and given five days to reinforce above-ground area around metronome (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Municipal council in Kamenne Zehrovice, Central Bohemia, rejects plan to build giant Buddhist centre on site of former “Wannieck” coal mine; Terton Foundation looking for alternative Czech site (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Municipal council in Kamenne Zehrovice, Central Bohemia, rejects plan to build giant Buddhist centre on site of former “Wannieck” coal mine; Terton Foundation looking for alternative Czech site (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Update 3: Charles Bridge-cleaner/convicted killer Miloslav Cerny turns down Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib’s offer of reward for graffiti-removal but demonstrates his cleaning techniques for the mayor; bridge’s stone was undamaged by Cerny’s cleaning, analysis shows (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Update 3: Charles Bridge-cleaner/convicted killer Miloslav Cerny turns down Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib’s offer of reward for graffiti-removal but demonstrates his cleaning techniques for the mayor; bridge’s stone was undamaged by Cerny’s cleaning, analysis shows (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post]

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