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Prague announces an international Competitive Dialogue Procedure for the creation of a floodplain park on the Vltava River. Feel free to enter!

Prague is announcing an international Competitive Dialogue Procurement Procedure, seeking multidisciplinary international teams to define the future development of the area on the left bank of the Vltava River. The 56-hectare area of Rohan and Libeň Island is to…
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IPR Prague releases a new analysis of Airbnb. The number of short-term apartments has fallen by half, but Prague is readying itself for an increase after the pandemic.

The Prague Institute of Planning and Development (IPR Prague) has published a new analysis of Airbnb in the city, which describes the current situation regarding short-term accommodation services, compares figures from before and during the pandemic, and proposes…
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Historical and Natural Science Research Rohan Island

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Prague prepares for international competitive dialogue, new nature park to be created in Prague Meander

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Read the latest issue of the IPR Prague International Newsletter!

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The new face of Florenc will be designed by architects from UNIT, A69, and MARKO&PLACEMAKERS

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Prague releases guide for street tree planting

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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