The design of this modern loft conversion located in Prague, Czech Republic uses natural materials such as stone, brick and wood to enhance the flat and angular surfaces. Designed by architect Dalibor Hlavacek, the two-storey attic loft makes good use of limited floor space.
The Dancing Building or Dancing House in downtown Prague, Czech Republic, is a non-traditional and unique piece of architecture. The nickname Dancing Building or Fred and Ginger, given to the Nationale-Nederlanden Building, reflects the shape of the building which resembles a pair of dancer. The unusual architecture was designed by Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić in co-operation with Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry.
This glass-and-steel house located at the base of the Beskydy Mountains in Ostrava, Czech Republic is built in the shape of a bird. The wings shade the house in the summer and are equipped with an electric snow-melting heating system for the winter. Designed by Atelier Simona Group, the interior decor is a mix of modern and retro style. The focal point inside is a central glass stairwell framed by white steel pillars that support the titanium-plated wings of the house from the interior. The curved kitchen is in keeping with the circular lines of the house. The indoor swimming pool has large windows with views of the natural surroundings.
This contemporary triplex apartment in a restored neo-classical building in Prague, the Czech Republic has 1,345 square feet of living space over three levels with a rooftop terrace. The entry foyer is on the second level where the main living room and kitchen are located. A curved staircase of cast concrete unwinds elegantly to the third floor loft, which houses one of the bedrooms with a balcony overlooking the living room. The other bedroom and bathroom is on the first level.
The Augustine is a stylish hotel housed in a 13th century monastery located in the picturesque heart of Prague, Czech Republic. The contemporary interior design by Olga Polizzi provides luxurious comfort while respecting the building’s rich history. Some rooms boast original iron doors and windows. Wood floors, heavy linen and locally made furniture are some of the features inspired by its environment. Ecclesiastical colours such as orange, red and green are used, in keeping with the theme.