The City of Prague Museum

The City of Prague Museum at Těšnov?

The City of Prague Museum at Těšnov?

Place:
Main Building

Date:
19. 2. 2020 – 13. 6. 2020

The displayed designs for the new City of Prague Museum at Těšnov present the works by the students of the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague, namely the studios of the architects Roman Koucký and Ladislav Lábus. Setting the modern museum on the site of the former Těšín Station, the inventive designs bring forward the crucial issue: it was clear already in 1900 when the present museum at Florenc opened that there would not be enough space. More than one hundred years of searching for an additional locality to build an appropriate venue for prehistoric and historic collections rounds off with the idea of a new modern palace on the site of the age-old intersection of human paths and fates, of a former ford, a city gate, and the beginning of an important traffic route…

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