Category: Architecture

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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Update 2: Charles Bridge-cleaner Miloslav Cerny murdered his wife and her lover in 1999, and served 12 and a half years of a 20-year prison sentence (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Update 2: Charles Bridge-cleaner Miloslav Cerny murdered his wife and her lover in 1999, and served 12 and a half years of a 20-year prison sentence (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Richard Vyskovsky, creator of ingenious paper models for Czech children’s magazine ABC, dies at the age of 90 (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Richard Vyskovsky, creator of ingenious paper models for Czech children’s magazine ABC, dies at the age of 90 (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Charles Bridge’s phantom cleaner reveals his identity: Miloslav Cerny, who makes his living removing graffiti, used high-pressure steam jet and says his technique is more efficient and less damaging than that planned by official restorers (Seznam Zpravy) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Charles Bridge’s phantom cleaner reveals his identity: Miloslav Cerny, who makes his living removing graffiti, used high-pressure steam jet and says his technique is more efficient and less damaging than that planned by official restorers (Seznam Zpravy) [Social Media Post]

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