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Prague moves to make flats cheaper. An amendment to the city’s building regulations addresses parking requirements in new buildings and renovations.

The Prague City Council has approved a draft amendment to the Prague Building Regulations that regulates parking in new residential and office buildings and in renovations requiring a building permit. The amendment would ensure that these types of projects would not…
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The transformation of Rohan and Libeň Island will be designed by 4 teams. An expert committee will decide on the best design proposal in Spring 2023

The transformation and future of the 56-hectare area of the Rohan and Libeň Islands will be designed by four international teams selected by an expert jury as part of the so-called international competitive dialogue. The competition was announced by the Institute of…
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Ten times bigger than Stromovka Park: Prague announces an international landscape design competition for the Confluence Periurban Park

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And the Data Oscar goes to...Prague! IPR Prague wins global GIS award, placing it alongside UPS and the American Red Cross.

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The Vltava Philharmonic Hall comes one step closer to realization.

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From the river to the roof: the winning design for the Vltava Philharmonic Hall by the Bjarke Ingels Group will be alive 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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"That’s the Plan!" A new exhibition at CAMP showcases the revised Metropolitan Plan and the future of Prague.

Metropolitan Plan

Starting in the 1930s, there was this idea that the city needs to be divided into work, housing and recreational zones, with inhabitants making their way between them via complementary transport zones. Soon, however, these original four functions were no longer fit for purpose, and the zones began to fragment into smaller and smaller areas in the land-use plans. We had reached the stage where there were over ninety different types of areas in the current plan. The upcoming Metropolitan Plan is an attempt at steering the ship around, at returning to traditional urban planning where the city is structured primarily according to a set plan. The second problem with the existing plan is its instability: between 2000 and 2012 alone, 2,060 amendments to the land-use plan were discussed. The sheer scale of these changes has made the plan looser and less respected. To address this, there are plans to establish regulations narrowing down the number of possible alterations.

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Geoportal

The Geoportal is a basic web portal for viewing maps and looking up information about the territory of Prague. The Geoportal offers a great many maps, ranging in scope from the current zoning plan to the city’s cycle paths. With apps such as “Prague Maps” and “Online Map”, anyone can run searches on topics as diverse as population, air quality and price mapping.

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Centre for Architecture and Metropolitan Planning (CAMP)

The core mandate of the Centre for Architecture and Metropolitan Planning (CAMP) is to improve the current public debate on Prague’s development, and to inform and educate the public about architecture and city planning.

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