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Kristina Alda

Praguescape: Lofty visions

By Kristina Alda | Prague Daily Monitor |
30 Jun 2009

One of the latest additions to gentrified Karlín is Cornlofts, a residential project built in a reconstructed refinery. It lookes modern and fresh without overpowering its historical surroundings.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.

Praguescape: Panel story

By Kristina Alda | Prague Daily Monitor |
23 Jun 2009

Although sídliště revitalisation has been on the Czech government's agenda for well over a decade, change has been slow.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.

Praguescape: Building up

By Kristina Alda | Prague Daily Monitor |
16 Jun 2009

The battle over Prague's skyline is far from over, even after UNESCO decided last year that erecting high-rises in Pankrác would not harm the city's heritage zone. Arnika, a local environmental group that has been trying to stop the Pankrác project from the very beginning, is planning to send a complaint to UNESCO.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.

On the move

By Kristina Alda | Prague Daily Monitor |
5 Jun 2009

Jaroslav Rudiš, who is taking part in this year's Prague Writers' Festival, talks to Prague Monitor about writing, cityscapes and Czech-German relations.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.

Soaking up Budapest

By Kristina Alda | Prague Daily Monitor |
4 Jun 2009

Whether it's sausages, sulphate spas or sour-cherry strudel you crave, Hungary's capital will feed your senses.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.

Praguescape: Unrealised utopia

By Kristina Alda | Prague Daily Monitor |
2 Jun 2009

Before ugly sprawling panel estates such as Bohnice and Jižní Město, Prague had Invalidovna, a utopian vision of what modern socialist housing should look like. Its pinnacle, the Hotelový dům apartment hotel, will be undergoing reconstruction.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.

On your bikes, get set...

By Kristina Alda | Prague Daily Monitor |
28 May 2009

It still has a long way to go, but Prague is slowly becoming a bikeable city.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.

Praguescape: Don't walk

By Kristina Alda | Prague Daily Monitor |
26 May 2009

Being a pedestrian in Prague means being an obstacle. Some 80 crosswalks were eliminated in the city last month, and more could follow suit.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.

Praguescape: The show must go on

By Kristina Alda |
PRAGUE DAILY MONITOR |
21 Oct 2008

The fire-scorched Industrial Palace has served as the gateway to Prague's favourite fairgrounds for half a century.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.

Praguescape: Shells of their former selves

By Kristina Alda | Prague Daily Monitor |
19 May 2009

Shackled by the demands of preservationists, and bound by the conditions of investors, developers in Prague often resort to compromises. The result can resemble an inverted Potemkin village.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.
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