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Brno – Cyclo Brno Neo

Join architects Roman Čerbák and Martin Klenovský on a cyclo-tour of the best and the worst of Brno architecture and urbanism of the past 100 years. Duration approx. 3 hours....

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Bystřice pod Hostýnem – Villa Bazika

Architect Tomáš Jalůvka will walk you through the history of industrialist Bazika´s family estate built in 1938–1939.   Meeting point and departure time: SOLA GRATIA, Lázně 550, Su 30. 9.,...

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JIHLAVA – LEGIODŮM (LEGION HOUSE)

Jihlava´s UNArchitekti studio and arts theorist Michaela Pacherová will guide you around the residential art-deco complex from 1924.   Meeting point and departure time: třída Legionářů 15, Su 30. 9.,...

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LOMNICE NAD POPELKOU – Come and Play in the Factory

Historian Dana Grabcová will show you around a factory built in 1805 and tell you about its founders, the Mastný family, whilst your kids can enjoy entertaining fringe-events.   Meeting...

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PIEŠŤANY – Emil in Piešťany

Take your family on a tour of buildings architected by Emil Belluš. Kids will obtain worksheets to fill out. Please book the tour online. Meeting point and departure time: Colonnade...

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PRAGUE – KARLÍN BARRACKS

After serving the needs of the military for 160 years, this unique complex built in 1846–1849 finally opened to the public last year, hosting a café, gallery, cinema, theatre stage...

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PRAGUE – LUCERNA PALACE

The name given to this ferroconcrete palace built in 1907–1921 was inspired by the modernistic glass façade overlooking Vodičkova Street, most likely architected by Osvald Polívka.   Meeting point and...

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Prague – Protected and Destructed

Second walking tour around Střešovice villa quarters and its treasures, led by architecture historian Jiří Kotalík.   Meeting point and departure time: under the clock in front of Müller Villa,...

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ZLÍN – Jižní Svahy Housing Development

Discover Zlín´s best-designed post-war urbanistic complex (1st Phase) with architect Jitka Ressová and art historian Lucie Šmardová.   Meeting point and departure time: Okružní 4701, Su 30. 9., 10.00.

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OSTRAVA – DOLNÍ VÍTKOVICE – From Holding the Gas to Arts

Explore the preserved industrial complex of Lower Vítkovice – specifically the reconstructed Gong building (a former gas-holder) architected by Josef Pleskot, as well as the new Milan Dobeš Museum. Please...

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Prague Unfinished – Vltava Embankments

Architecture historian Klára Brůhová will present various architectural visions that were emerging in, before, and after the era of the First Czechoslovak Republic, which were to have enriched Prague with...

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PRAGUE – LAICHTER HOUSE

Explore the house of publisher Jan Laichter architected by Jan Kotěra. The publishing house occupying the ground floor and the owner´s apartment are interconnected by a grandiose stairway hall. Many...

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PRAGUE – PEN PALS AND POKOJOVKY STUDIOS

Visit Pen Pals and Pokojovky (Houseplants) studios in the Sokol building in Vinohrady. Pen Pals run regular workshops led by illustrator Karolína Stryková where you can learn how to create...

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PRAGUE – ŠRETROVA RESTAURANT IN RIEGR ORCHARDS

This Constructivist building from 1930s was originally built as a restaurant with a large terrace overlooking Prague and now is home to an advertising agency. Many thanks to McCann Prague....

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PRAGUE – T. J. SOKOL PRAGUE KRÁLOVSKÉ VINOHRADY

Attend a lecture delivered by Sokol educator Vladimír Richter about one of Prague´s purest Functionalist buildings that has been serving the Sokol movement since 1946. Meeting point and start time:...

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DĚČÍN – “BAŽANTNICE” OPEN-AIR CINEMA

Podmokelská Society for National History and Geography will show you around the dilapidated Bažatnice Cinema, formerly the venue of Děčínská Kotva music festival.   Meeting point and start time: entrance...

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DĚČÍN – SECONDARY TECHNICAL SCHOOL AT LETNÁ

Don´t miss the chance to enter the otherwise closed, unique building of secondary school at Letná, built between the first and second world wars. Discuss its past, present and future...

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DĚČÍN – WATCHTOWER AS A MINING STRUCTURE

Join Děčín´s technical high school students in opening the access to the closed, dilapidated Pastýřská stěna lift boarding station.  Meeting point and start time: lower lift boarding station, Su 30....

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HUMPOLEC – Genius Loci – Reynek´s Petrkov

Get on a local train to take a tour of Bohuslav Reynek´s Petrkov organized by 8SMIČKA.   Meeting point and departure time: Humpolec railway station, Su 30. 9., 15.00.

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PRAGUE – DŮM ZEMĚDĚLSKÉ OSVĚTY – HOUSE OF AGRICULTURAL ENLIGHTENMENT

Don´t miss this one-off opportunity to explore the original interiors of Dům zemědělské osvěty built in 1926 to the design of Josef Gočár. The building is embellished with statues by...

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PRAGUE – THE MIRROR OF 20TH CENTURY

Follow architecture historian Richard Biegl for a tour of State-planned buildings at Letná, unrealized and realized alike. Meeting point and departure time: Water Tower Letná, Na Výšinách 1000/1, Su 30....

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MĚLNÍK – PŠOVKA

Re-discover the oldest part of Mělník with municipal architect Martin Řehák.   Meeting point and departure time: entrance to former Augustinian monastery, Českolipská1111, Su 30. 9., 14.00.

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PRACHATICE – SCHOOL AND COLONY

Check out the First Republic architecture with architect Matěj Nepustil of Prostor Prachatice society.   Meeting point and departure time: in front of Health Centre, Nemocniční Street, Su 30. 9.,...

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BENEŠOV – INTRUDERS, DECOYS, AND WHAT-NOT ART

Join the Arts and Design Museum guides to explore art in public space. Meeting point and departure time: Muzeum umění a designu (The Arts and Design Museum), Malé náměstí 74,...

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Bílovec – Century Passing By

Explore Czech and German architecture of the First Republic and experience current urban development with students of architecture David Seidler and Tomáš Babor.   Meeting point and departure time: Slezské...

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Čelákovice – Motion Architectures

Motion, time and action relating to city and landscape as perceived by architects Ondřej Vojtíšek and Josef Zumr.   Meeting point and departure time: Palackého and Havlíčkova, Su 30. 9.,...

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HAVÍŘOV Inside View

Architects Lucie Chytilová and Adam Guzdek will lead a walking tour of Havířov´s interesting buildings, from Budoucnost to Permon.   Meeting point and departure time: Elán – Budoucnost department store,...

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KRUCEMBURK – Josef Gočár: Villas in Red and White

Examine the imprints of architect Josef Gočár´s work in this tiny town, visit his Red Villa with historian Jiří Slavík, and take part in a discussion with writer Ladislav Čumba...

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LITOMĚŘICE – BYDLENÍ ZA RAKOUSKA-UHERSKA A 1. REPUBLIKY

Podobu městského bydlení, které vznikalo za hradbami historického jádra Litoměřic, reprezentují jak výstavné secesní vily a činžovní domy vznikající ještě v době rakouského mocnářství, tak stavby moderního funkcionalismu 1. republiky....

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LOMNICE NAD POPELKOU – Inaccessible Sights

Follow historian Jiří Křížek as he opens access to closed sights for you: Savings Bank, Tylovo Theater, municipal cinema, belfry, mortuary, and cemetery chapel.   Meeting point and departure time:...

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LOUNY – 100 Years into the Past

Let Blanka Tomášková and architect Jana Kubánková assist you in searching for period imprints in buildings constructed between the start of the 20th century and today.   Meeting point and...

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NOVÝ JIČÍN – Hückel Villas

Join this expert-led tour and take a unique opportunity to view all Hückel´s Renaissance Revival villas at one go, prior to their reconstruction.   Meeting point and departure time: Revoluční...

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PRAGUE – Dolní Měcholupy and Hostivař in the Era of the First Czechoslovak Republic

See how architecture tells a story of social transformations over time and learn about noteworthy architects connected with the Hostivař industrial area by taking a tour led by Architect Jiří...

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Prague – What´s New in Transport and Public Space

Join this cyclo-tour led by transport urbanist Tomáš Cach and find out what´s new in Prague transport and public space.   Meeting point and departure time: Palachovo Square in front...

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PŘEROV – Hundred Years of Public Construction

Architect Jan Horký will demonstrate how public buildings mirror the city´s development over the past 100 years.   Meeting point and departure time: large thoroughfare, Palackého Street, Su 30. 9.,...

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TÁBOR – 100 VIEWS OF THE FIRST CZECHOSLOVAK REPUBLIC

Inspect the imprints of First Republic architecture in buildings of church, bank and others with architects Karolína Koubová and Ondřej Chudý.   Meeting point and start time: TGM Square, Su...

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TÝN NAD VLTAVOU – First Czechoslovak Republic

Architecture historian Jan Ivanega will get you acquainted with buildings whose forms and shapes helped legitimize the First Republic and dissociate it from heritage of Austro-Hungarian Empire.   Meeting point...

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VYSOKÉ MÝTO – Acupunctural Walk

proMejto society will take you for a guided walk around places where it doesn´t take much to make things happen...   Meeting point and departure time: Přemysla Otakara II square,...

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ŽAMBERK – Architectural Points of Interest

Žamberk architecture throughout centuries for those who want to walk around with eyes open. Themed tour guided by local expert Vlaďka Šulcová.   Meeting point and departure time: Masarykovo Square,...

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Brno – Gate-of-Gold Opened

Take part in a family workshop and, while at that, see the exhibition “In the Shoes of Dušan Jurkovič” with an expert guide.   Meeting point and start time: Jana...

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PRAGUE – MEETFACTORY

Over the summer, the former glassworks built in the 1920´s and now serving as a space for contemporary art, has undergone a reconstruction. Take a guided tour of the renovated...

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VALAŠSKÉ MEZIŘÍČÍ – Yesterday, Today… But How About Tomorrow?

Uncover historical layers in the town center with student of architecture Petr Gilar.   Meeting point and departure time: the square in Valašské Meziříčí, Virgin Mary Column, Su 30. 9.,...

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Teplice Region – From Mančaftka to Garden Town – Miners´ Dwellings

Join architect Jan Hanzlík and historian Jiří Bureš as they will reveal the inconspicuous beauty of lower-class dwellings.   Meeting point and departure time: train stop Chotějovice, Sat 30. 9.,...

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Bratislava – Let Kyjev Hotel Inspire You

Artistic and narrative workshop for kids (parents not excluded), led by architect Jana Melišová.   Meeting point and start time: Justičná 7, Su 30. 9., 15.00.

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BRNO – DOMINO APARTMENT BUILDING

RAW studio architects will walk you through the DOMINO apartment block erected in 2017 whose design combines current approaches to architecture with traditional Brno motifs of the 1930´s. S. Reservations...

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BRNO – POLYFUNCTIONAL HOUSE IN BRATISLAVSKÁ STREET

RAW studio architects will show you around the courtyard and common spaces of the polyfunctional building constructed in 2017 amidst the area built up with apartment blocks. Online booking necessary....

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Broumov – Failed Reconstructions

Art historian Petr Staněk Spacák and architect Viktor Vlach will take you on a walking tour of botched interventions in – and reconstructions of – prominent Broumov buildings of the...

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České Budějovice – PUBLIC SPACE STATUS

Led by representatives of ERA21 magazine and CBArchitektura association, this theme tour reveals the hidden potential and the bright sides / downsides of the park between the river and the...

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DĚČÍN – VISUAL ART IN PUBLIC SPACE

Learn about the heritage left by visual artist Zdeněk Sýkora as seen by art historian Pavel Kappel.   Meeting point and start time: Podmokelská library in the municipal house on...

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JABLONEC NAD NISOU – Nisa River, the City´s Green Spine

Come and see the exhibition displaying landscape, urbanistic and architectural visions for Jablonec conceived by French architect Louise Nebelsztein.   Meeting point and start time: Jablečné lázně (former city baths),...

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OLOMOUC – Taking Train to Prostějov

This tour led by art historian and building preservationist Aneta Škobrtal Zlámalová takes in the architecture of the First Czechoslovak Republic… and more.   Meeting point and departure time: in...

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Prague – Dream of Europe´s Center of Commerce

Attend a lecture given by architecture historian Radomíra Sedláková and take a subsequent tour of Veletržní Palace focused on its origin and history.   Meeting point and start time: Veletržní...

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PRAGUE – PONREPO TO KIDS: HOW TO FURNISH YOUR APARTMENT

Screening of Břetislav Pojar´s puppet film made at the turn of 1950´s-1960´s about searching for an optimum modern and functional dwelling solution. Followed by a workshop focused on how to...

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Prague – Royal Patronage

Join art historian Aleš Mudra for his lecture and a guided tour of Anežský klášter (St. Agnes Convent).   Meeting point and start time: National Gallery in Prague – Klášter...

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PRAGUE – TRACKING DOWN STREET ART

Embark on a tour guided by curator and journalist Sasha Krolíková in search of inconspicuous street art, old murals and art installations in public space.   Meeting point and departure...

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PROSTĚJOV – Architecture Mainly of, but Not Limited to, the First Czechoslovak Republic

Art historian and building preservationist Aneta Škobrtal Zlámalová will lead you in the footsteps of architects Emil Králík and Eduard Žáček… and then wait for more   Meeting point and...

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ŘEVNICE – EASY VIEW (BUT NOT QUITE)

Experience fresh perspectives of the town under the guidance of architect Daria Balejová. Enter at your own risk, from 12 years of age.   Meeting point and departure time: Zámeček,...

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TŘEBÍČ – HORKA-DOMKY

Get to know Horka-Domky – district packed with beautiful villas, prominent buildings, as well as 20th century buildings planned but never erected – with architect Lubor Herzán.   Meeting point...

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ÚSTÍ NAD LABEM – SOCIAL HOUSING BETWEEN WARS

Architects Jan Hrouda and Jan Harciník will lead you to Klíše District to view blocks of apartment houses built between the world wars.   Meeting point and departure time: Klíše,...

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LOMNICE NAD POPELKOU – Karlovské Square

Get to see the revitalized Karlovské Square – rural zone of listed buildings – on a walking tour led by historian Dana Grabcová.   Meeting point and departure time: Karlovské...

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