catalan architect ricardo bofill has completed a secluded residential development in the czech republic. located within prague’s city center, the structure forms part of ‘obecni dvur’, a courtyard that dates back to the second half of the 15th century. after surviving the urban reconstruction of the city during the 19th and 20th centuries, the setting combines renaissance architecture with baroque and neoclassical styles.

ricardo bofill prague
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over the years, ‘obecni dvur’ has served a number of different functions, including housing the king’s fire brigade station. designed by ricardo bofill taller de arquitectura, the site’s new building provides a total of 12 private luxury residences. located within the historical center of the city, the complex has been designed for working professionals and families alike.

ricardo bofill prague
the historic courtyard dates back to the second half of the 15th century

 

 

the building — which features distinctive tree-inspired façades — marks another chapter in the courtyard’s history, offering a state-of-the-art living experience. each of the 12 properties has been designed with its own character, with a full reception service. surrounded by greenery, the development also provides on-site underground parking for residents, and a top-of-the line security system.

ricardo bofill prague
the development offers underground parking for residents

ricardo bofill prague
the new structure has been clad with a distinctive tree-inspired façade

ricardo bofill prague
a total of 12 private luxury residences are provided

ricardo bofill prague
the complex has been designed for both working professionals and families

ricardo bofill prague
the setting combines renaissance architecture with baroque and neoclassical styles

ricardo bofill prague
the project is located in prague’s city center

 

 

project info:

 

name: obecni dvur
location: prague, czech republic
client: around inside
total area: 5,700 sqm / 61,354 sqf

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  • “Top of the line security” …It already looks like the HQ for the Secret Police.

    Jim

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