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Posts tagged 'Czech republic'

Prague electricity substation turned into new arts centre

Kunsthalle Praha, in a 1930s industrial building transformed by Schindler Seko, celebrates modern and contemporary Czech and international art Words by Francesca Perry A major

Architecture

Prague underpass transformed into colourful skate park

Using minimal interventions, local practice U / U Studio has turned a neglected space into a new community asset Underneath an elevated busy road in

Design

Brutalist Czech bus terminal restored by Chybik + Kristof

The architects wanted to save the bus station in Brno, celebrating its architectural heritage while adding new design elements Words by Francesca Perry In the

Architecture

Elevated corten steel walkway enlivens 14th-century Czech castle

Contemporary design insertions mix with preservation in the restoration of the Helfštýn Castle in Moravia Words by Francesca Perry Czech architecture practice atelier-r has completed

Buildings

This winery in the Czech countryside has its own rooftop amphitheatre

The stepped roof of the Lahofer Winery – designed by Chybik + Kristof – doubles as an outdoor cultural venue Words by Francesca Perry South

Architecture

Josef Vaněk’s Šumperák family house took Czechoslovakia by storm

As Czechs and Slovaks celebrate 30 years of democracy following post-war communist rule, we look back at a small home that managed to defy the

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Anna Maresova rethinks sex toys

Too often, vibrators are designed from a male perspective, but a Czech designer has taken a less flashy, less phallic approach on her collection, Whoop-de-doo,

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum

Memphis Milano opens the doors of the new Memphis Milano Galleria


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum

Memphis Milano opens the doors of the new Memphis Milano Galleria


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