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The Architecture of [i]Metropolis[/i] Jan Wollner | architecture | 30.01.2013 15:56
THE ARCHITECTURE OF METROPOLIS
Fritz Lang’s oceanic journey in the autumn of 1924 culminates in the same way as for many immigrants before him: with a view of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline – in other words, the future. Starting from this point in space and time, Jan Wollner goes in search of the origins of the architectural aesthetics of Lang’s most famous film, Metropolis.
Marina Lipno - A Port in the Middle of the Woods Lenka Vítková | architecture | 01.03.2006
MARINA LIPNO - A PORT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE WOODS
It only took a few years for the buildings rise up along the banks of the Lipno dam. They piqued interest not only because of the quality of their architecture, but because of the conditions under which they were built and how they changed the life and appearance of the village which had nearly disappeared from the map. The complex with a docking area bears the proud name Marina Lipno. Complexes…
Hotel Praha Tomáš Lahoda | architecture | 01.03.2000
HOTEL PRAHA
Everybody from time to time encounters something that could qualify as “ugly” in a peculiar way, and yet it remains persistently fascinating and paradoxically attractive. Such feelings strike you immediately upon entering the semicircular staircase descending under the colossal circle-cluster of shining glass stalactites in the lobby of Hotel Praha. “Sometimes something can look beautiful just…
Šípek versus Přikryl Lenka Lindaurová | architecture | 01.06.1998
ŠÍPEK VERSUS PŘIKRYL
New gallery spaces in Prague or other big cities have not appeared for a long time. They were always made through reconstruction of already existing spaces. During the lengthy reconstruction of the Modern and Contemporary Art Collection of the National Gallery in Veletržní palác, the Czech Fine Arts Museum opened its House at the Black Madonna, the Municipal Library and recently, at the time when…
Ljuba Beránková | architecture | 01.02.1997
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