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Česká Lípa – LAND ART IN PARK

Take part in autumnal land-art workshop in Česká Lípa city park. Workshops, guided walks and fringe events. Come and give a breath of life to the city park! Organized by...

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DĚČÍN – TYRŠ BRIDGE

Get to know about the past and the present of Děčín´s oldest bridge across the Labe river with archivist Otto Chmelík.   Meeting point and departure time: under the railway...

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KRÁSNÝ LES – Underrated Magic

Architects Klára Salzman and Martina Kárová will reveal unrecognized magic of Krušné hory (Ore Mountains) architecture, urbanism and landscape. Don´t forget to put on your hiking shoes.   Meeting point...

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PRAGUE – CZECH RADIO

The functionalist building constructed to the design of Bohumil Sláma has been serving the Czech Radio for 95 years. ADNS studio runs guided tours of the building including its later...

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PRAGUE – HOUSE OF THE BLACK MADONNA

Explore the first cubist building in Prague, constructed in 1912, now hosting the Czech Cubism exposition, with historians Lucie Vlčková and Dušan Seidl. Booking online.   Meeting point and start...

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PRAGUE – MUNICIPAL HOUSE

The premises of the Art-Nouveau Municipal House, decorated by such artists as Alfons Mucha, Max Švabinský and Ladislav Šaloun, witnessed the groundbreaking events of 1918 – in fact it was...

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PRAGUE – THOMAYEROVA HOSPITAL FROM A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE

Have no fear to enter the hospital and learn about its history, future and ecologic mode of operation with architect Zuzana Ilinčevová.   Meeting point and start time: main entrance...

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Prague – Where Did the Bohnice Housing Development Got its Colours?

Learn from architect Hana Řepková about the history and colour concept of Bohnice housing development and alternative designs authored by architect Ladislav Lábus.   Meeting point and departure time: at...

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ROŽNOV POD RADHOŠTĚM – What´s New in Architecture

Jump on your bike and follow municipal architect Jan Horký on a cyclo-tour of the city´s latest buildings.   Meeting point and departure time: Panorama cinema, Bezručova 838. Sat 29....

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Beroun – First Czechoslovak Republic

Take a walking tour of the First Republic buildings and learn about their history with expert guides of the Beroun Sobě (Beroun unto Itself) association. Meeting point and departure time:...

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Brno – Object Identity

Take part in our workshop for kids and adults focused on architecture, its symmetry, equilibrium and spatial aspects, led by historian and painter Barbora Přehnilová.   Meeting point and, start...

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ČESKÝ DUB – City as Seen by Kids

On this tour, selected buildings will be introduced to you by pupils of Český Dub elementary school, assisted by building preservationist Jaroslav Horáček. Meeting point and departure time: Johannite commandry...

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DĚČÍN – TOWBOAT BESKYDY – CANCELED

Tour of fully functional, rear-wheel towboat Beskydy from 1956, guided by transport specialist and museum director Vlastimil Pažour. Meeting point and start time: gangway under the castle, Sat 29. 9.,...

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HODONÍN – President Masaryk´s Birthplace – Architecture of the First Czechoslovak Republic

Get acquainted with the work of First-Republic architects Antonín Blažek and Jan Víšek, on a tour led by art historian Petr Vilém Koluch.   Meeting point and departure time: GVU...

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HOVORČOVICE – Village Traditional and Village Contemporary

Architect Ondřej Tuček, author of school buildings, will show you around Hovorčovice as shaped in the past 20 years.   Meeting point and departure time: in front of the municipal...

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HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ – Urban Structure in Green

Take a tour of prominent modern buildings constructed after 1918, guided by architecture historian Ladislav Zikmund-Lender. Tour duration: 3 hours.   Meeting point and departure time: in front of Novák...

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KARVINÁ – Coal Mines – Karviná Defunct

Architect Mirka Baklíková will bring back memories of “old” Karviná, of which no more is left than the “leaning church” and buildings of former coal mines.   Meeting point and...

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KLATOVY – Cemetery´s Centinary and More

Join historian Lukáš Kopecký so as to learn about celebrated figures of Klatovy and explore the architecture of its cemetery.   Meeting point and start time: main gate to Klatovy...

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KUTNÁ HORA – Masarykova Street

The walking tour of Masarykova Street led by historian Aleš Pospíšil will focus on Kutná Hora architectural highlights built over the past 100 years.   Meeting point and departure time:...

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LIBČICE NAD VLTAVOU – – Boiler House and Coal Mill

Meet architect Patrik Hoffman, the author of Boiler House and Coal Mill conversion.   Meeting point and start time: Coal Mill, Sat 29. 9., 14.00.

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MOST – Municipal Theater

Join art historian Tomáš Pavlíček for a tour of the Municipal Theatre built to the design of architect Ivo Klimeš.   Meeting point and start time: entrance to Municipal Theatre...

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OSTRAVA – Architectural Competitions

Visit locations in downtown Ostrava that came up for architectural solutions in competitions – those realized as well as those put on the back-burner, with architects Jiří Mika and Petr...

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PIEŠŤANY – Functionalism

Local architects run a cyclo-tour around prominent functionalist buildings in Piešťany. Meeting point and departure time: Colonnade Bridge, statue of crutches-breaker, Sat 29. 9., 14.00.

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Prague – Between Two Railway Stations

Tomáš Bezouška will make you acquainted with the history of Prague railways and the opulent interiors of Masarykovo Railway Station and Main Railway Station. Booking online.   Meeting point and...

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Prague – Democracy: The Best Architect

Come and listen to architecture historian Vladimír Czumal to learn about the era of the First Czechoslovak Republic as reflected in the architecture of universities and national military institutions in...

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Prague – Put yourself in Architect’s Shoes

Students and teachers from ARCHIP studio and Design Disco non-profit organization will walk you through the process of designing spaces and objects around you. Reservation online. Age 16+   Meeting...

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Prague – Surface Galore

Each building and each space is separated from its surroundings in one way or another – sometimes by no more than glass or even air, sometimes by impenetrable, robust barriers....

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STRANČICE – CONCRETE MIXING PLANT

Get to see the experimental design of office-and-operations building made in the form of a concrete casting. The raw industrial interior will be introduced to you by David Kraus, author...

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VOLYNĚ – Around Volyně in Footsteps of Josef Zítek

Take a themed tour of places associated with the second part of life of Josef Zítek, architect of the National Theater, guided by architect Lukáš Velíšek.   Meeting point and...

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ŽATEC – 100 Years Walk Experience

Take a tour of Žatec buildings constructed from 1918 to 2018, led by architect Eva Pettrichová and art historian Monika Merdová.   Meeting point and departure time: at Moskva culture...

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BRATISLAVA – RADIO and TELEVISION

Examine the pyramidal Slovak Radio building inside out and experience its unique spaces with architect Jana Melišová and radio staffer Ľuboš Kasal. Meeting point and start time: Mýtna 1, Sat...

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TRENČIANSKE TEPLICE – Abandoned Monuments of Recuperation

Explore architectural heritage of a modern spa that has yet to be fully appreciated, with architect Martin Zaičok.   Meeting point and departure time: at Kursalon, Sat 29. 9., 11.00.

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České Budějovice – Public Space Art

Join the editor-in-chief of ERA21 magazine Filip Landa and invited experts to experience works of art in public space. Meeting point and departure time: at Samsonova kašna (Samson Fountain) on...

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ČESKÝ KRUMLOV – PERIPHERY

With architecture student Filip Hermann, discover the contemporary architecture on the outskirts of Český Krumlov. Meeting point and departure time: at Luna cinema, Špičák 134, Sat 29. 9., 15.00

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DĚČÍN – 1960s INTERVENTIONS

Explore relationships and contrasts between blocks of buildings raised in the historical center and innovative concepts in architecture and urbanism realized in the 1960s under the guidance of architect Ondřej...

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FRÝDEK-MÍSTEK – Recap

Come and discover the forgotten artefact of granite cosmonauts walking away from a carpet-beating stand with sculptor Aleš Hvízdal.   Meeting point and start time: pergola na Riviéře, Frýdlantská 1741,...

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JINDŘICHŮV HRADEC – KNOW YOUR MUNICIPAL ARCHITECT

Members of “Yours, too, is the City” initiative will lead you in the footsteps of Jindřichův Hradec municipal architect Antonín Mečíř (1888–1965).   Meeting point and departure time: náměstí Míru...

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Prague – Architecture Tuned Up

Get to see the DOX Contemporary Arts Center including its new multifunctional hall with architect Petr Hájek. Booking online.   Meeting point and start time: Poupětova 1, Sat 29. 9.,...

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PRAGUE – HOTEL INTERNATIONAL AND HOTEL MOSKVA 1937

Take a tour of the iconic hotel built in Social Realism style led by hotel manager Michal Drdák, along with art historian Vendula Hnídková who will introduce her themed publication...

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Prague – Prague´s Sgraffito Masterwork

Led by National Gallery lecturers, this tour will show you around Schwarzenberský Palace, a crown jewel of Prague´s Renaissance architecture.   Meeting point and start time: Schwarzenberský Palace vestibule, Hradčanské...

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TŘEBÍČ – Borovinský Chateau

Learn about the history of Borovinský chateau built to the design of Max Spielmann in Baroque Revival style, with architect Lubor Herzán.   Meeting point and start time: Borovinský chateau,...

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VALAŠSKÉ MEZIŘÍČÍ – Rondocubism

Art historian Kamila Valoušková will help you identify the specific national style in early works of architect Josef Místecký.   Meeting point and departure time: in front of Post Office,...

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VESELÍ NAD LUŽNICÍ – OLD TOWNHALL IN NEW OUTFIT

Along with architect Bohuslav Šenkýř, get to know how the Renaissance townhall will be revitalized after thirty years, by becoming a home of modern architecture gallery and a venue for...

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VSETÍN – Czechoslovak Architecture

Explore fortunate and unfortunate examples of Czechoslovak architecture in terms of their urbanist aspects and monumental artistic decorations, with architect Jan Chlápek.   Meeting point and departure time: Horní Square...

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ZÁBŘEH – Match of the Century

Soccer match in brownfield, refereed by architect Ondřej Pchálek.   Meeting point and kick-off time: the grounds of Perla Netkaný Textil a.s., Sat 29. 9., 15.00.

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MOST – Risen from Ashes

The city of Most caught between utopian vision and reality. Presentation and panel discussion is chaired by architects Jana Kubánková and Vít Holý.   Meeting point and start time: lobby...

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Brno – Museum of Applied Arts Transformed

Author of the reconstructed museum architect Marek Štěpán along with Moravian Gallery lecturers will show you around the reconstructed building and let you explore the repositories.   Meeting point and...

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DĚČÍN – MARIÁNSKÁ LOUKA (MARY´S MEADOW)

Enjoy a picnic with archivist Otto Chmelík and architect Tomáš Efler and get acquainted with the revivalist initiative of the new millennium: Mary´s Meadow and reconstruction of the castle. Bring...

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NÁCHOD the Frontier City

Get to know Náchod as an age-long gateway and frontier of Czech lands with architect Jakub Kopecký.   Meeting point and departure time: Masarykovo Square, Sat 29. 9., 16.00.

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PRAGUE – ARCHA THEATER

This tour of the first variable stage in Prague, built in 1994, will be led by Archa´s theatre director Ondřej Hrab and architect Ivan Plicka. The tour will focus on...

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Prague – Standalone Buildings of Pankrác

Architect Petr Vorlík will take you through the built-up area of the Pankrác plain and around.   Meeting point and departure time: Na Pankráci, by the entrance to Motokov Building...

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VIMPERK – Add-ons, or Valuable Layer?

Castle manager Vojtěch Brož will take you through the castle compound and make you familiar with alterations and conversions of the castle throughout the 20th century.   Meeting point and...

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NYMBURK – Vanishing Industrial Landmarks

Attend a presentation delivered by historians Jan Červinka and Jan Zikmund (VCPD FA ČVUT) centered around vanishing sights of the industrial era in Nymburk and elsewhere.   Meeting point and...

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Brno – Artists-in-Residence

Panel discussion with Czech and Austrian art historians on how to deal with remarkable villas of the 20th century and how they can be used by the general public. Meeting...

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PRAGUE – SOMA

Enjoy this visual and motion performance choreographed by Martin Talaga that deals with beauty and ugliness of human body. This dance performance was the winner of Dance Platform Award 2018....

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ZÁBŘEH – Path to Zábřeh

Take a guided walk along long, straight parkway leading to St. Bartholomew Church – one of forgotten Zábřeh sights – with architect Ondřej Pchálek.   Meeting point and departure time:...

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PAVLOV – ARCHEOPARK PAVLOV

Take a tour of the Museum located 4 meters below surface in the location of archaeologic excavation site in the area of Early Palaeolithic era settlings, guided by authors of...

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Prague – Prague Railway Stations Pilgrimage

Take a narrative tour through history with Tomáš Bezouška, from Dejvice to Bubny and onwards via Negrelli Viaduct all the way to the Main Railway Station. Tour duration: 3 hours. Train...

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PRAHA – ROTHMAYEROVA VILA

Architekt Otto Rothmayer (1892–1966) patří ke generaci architektů aktivních v 1. polovině 20. století. Jeho život a tvorba je úzce spojena s osobností uznávaného slovinského architekta Jože Plečnika, s nímž...

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BRNO – COLONIZING THE WILD WEST

For 100 years, Brno people have been unable to agree on what to do with it: come and experience the brownfield with the railway station first hand, with architect Jana...

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