Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Real Estate

Tearing down 60s architecture – Part II

By Karolína Vitvarová-Vránková |
Respekt |
27 Feb 2009

Bohnice housing project (ČTK)

Who is responsible for the sprawling housing projects built under the socialist regime?

Tearing down 60s architecture – Part I

By  Karolína Vitvarová-Vránková |
Respekt |
26 Feb 2009

The Ještěd department store in Liberec will be torn down despite protests from some architicts and historians. (ČTK)

Which socialist-era buildings deserve landmark status? And which should be torn down? Architects, historians and the public cannot come to a consensus.

Praguescape: The tram house

By Kristina Alda |
PRAGUE DAILY MONITOR |
24 Feb 2009

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A reconstructed tram depot will become Stromovka park's much needed refreshment centre.

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: Holešovice in transit

By Kristina Alda |
PRAGUE DAILY MONITOR |
17 Feb 2009

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A new exhibt at the DOX documents the transformation of industrial Holešovice. The neighbourhood's raw beauty remains intact in the streets and in the recent reconstruction projects.

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.

Giant centre to be built close to Prague Airport

By Denisa Novotná |
E15 |
9 Feb 2009

At a time when many real estate projects are being postponed indefinitely, a giant commercial project, called Prague Airport Park, will be built in the close vicinity of the Terminal South of the Prague Airport.

State to give record high subsidy for house insulation

Aktuálně.cz |
4 February 2009

The Environment Minister Martin Bursík presented details of his grand-scale plan for house insulation and upgrading furnaces in households to battle climate change and make the country cleaner.

Praguescape: Too many tunnels?

By Kristina Alda |
Prague Daily Monitor |
3 Feb 2009

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More and more, it is starting to seem as though the magistrála motorway tunnel project is being designed to benefit traffic passing through Prague rather than making the city centre more pedestrian friendly.

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.

Game on for Zelený ostrov

CiJ Journal |
30 January 2009

Lighthouse Group has begun ground works on Zelený Ostrov (Green Island), the name given to the triangular-shaped plot around the O2 Arena in Vysočany, Prague 9.

Fewer new flats to be built this year

By Vladimír Kaláb |
HOSPODÁŘSKÉ NOVINY |
29 Jan 2009

Developer project. (ČTK)

While this year's offer of new flats is expected to be high as projects initiated at the time of the building boom reach completion, the economic crisis will affect future construction plans.

A metro once ran through it

Cijjournal.com |
28 January 2009

Changes to Prague's planned new metro line won't please developers in Žižkov who thought they'd bought land above a future station.

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