Metaphysical Architecture and Common Space

What building could be more important for architectural culture than the building of the school where future architects acquire their professional knowledge, and with which they are confronted on a daily basis for several
of their key formative years?

photo: Tomáš Souček

photo: Tomáš Souček

photo: Tomáš Souček

Design architects: Alena Šrámková, Tomáš Koumar, Lukáš Ehl
Investor: Czech Technical University in Prague
General contractor: Sdružení Metrostav a. s. + VCES a. s.
General planner: VPÚ DECO PRAHA a. s.
Interior designer: Markéta Cajthamlová, Lenka Brožová
Graphics: SIDE2 s. r. o.
Built-up area: 4 995 m2
Utility area: 33 340 m2
Floor area: 41 433 m2
Built up space: 147 041 m3
Competition: 2004
Start of project: 2005
Construction: 2009–10

 

The complete article is published in Spring 2012 issue of Piranesi No. 30/Vol. 20.
Subscribe to printed magazine.