Florenc 21 – Urban Design Competition


Sponsors: The Competition is organized as a cooperation of the City of Prague and Prague Institute of Planning and Development, Masaryk Station Development a joint venture of Penta Real Estate and Czech Railways and ČSAD Praha Holding, a private operator of Prague’s central couch terminal.
Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Type: International, open, RfQ, invited
Eligibility: Licensed Architects, Planners, Engineers
Language: English, Czech
Fees: none

26 April 2021 – Phase 1 EOI qualifications due
15 November 2021 – Phase 2 submissions deadline
Phase 1 participants: 40.000 EUR
Phase 2 participants: 40.000 EUR
Winner: + 40.000 EUR
Note: The winner of the competition shall be subsequently commissioned to develop the design further into a master plan with design code elements for the competition site (red zone) that will serve as a basis for proposed changes of Prague’s Zoning Plan and will guide the regeneration process of the site.
• Winy Maas, MVRVD, Rotterdam

• Kees Christiaanse, KCAP, Rotterdam

• Matthew Carmona, Prof. of Planning and Urban Design, Bartlett School of Planning, London, U.K.

• Pavel Hnilička, architect and planner, Prague

• Regina Loukotová, architect and Rector of ARCHIP, Prague

• Michal Sedláček, architect, Director of the Brno City Architect’s Office
Design Challenge:
The objective of the international urban design competition is to find a viable proposal for a new mixed-use neighbourhood with new homes and spaces for Prague’s booming advanced producer services sectors as well as places for leisure, cafés and restaurants.
High quality public spaces should be the backbone of new Florenc with liveable streets and plazas creating new links between Prague’s Nové Město and the trendy Karlín District.

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Competition Enquiries
Barbora Grisová
+420 722 820 775