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William Matthews Associates wins competition for the design of Svitava Bridge

William Matthews Associates wins competition for the design of Svitava Bridge

6. 4. 2022

William Matthews Associates has won an open international competition for the design of an £7.5 million new road and pedestrian bridge over the River Svitava in Brno, in the Czech Republic. The competition was organised by the Brno City Chief Architect‘s Office and is the latest in a series of competitions launched in recent months to regenerate brownfield sites across the city.

Brno to build new bridge over the Svitava, competition won by British architects

Brno to build new bridge over the Svitava, competition won by British architects

23. 3. 2022

The project will coordinate with the transformation of the former industrial sites into a new neighborhood.

We’re looking for new colleagues | Бюро архітектора міста Брно  з радістю привітає у своїй команді нових колег

We’re looking for new colleagues | Бюро архітектора міста Брно з радістю привітає у своїй команді нових колег

17. 3. 2022

We are looking for urban infrastructure (flood protection) project coordinator, a new colleague for the Trnitá District department, who’ll work on a project of the biggest city district, and a new colleague for the Traffic Engineering department. Join the multi-profession team of the Brno City Chief Architect’s Office!

International Architects To Talk With Brno Public About Future Railway Station

International Architects To Talk With Brno Public About Future Railway Station

20. 9. 2021

We’re organizing a public discussion for all those who are interested in the design of the planned Brno central railway station and the adjacent Trnitá district. The debate will take place in Kino Scala on Wednesday, September 29th, from 4pm. The debate will take place in English, with a simultaneous translation to Czech available via headphones.

Next station: Brno New Main Train Station

Next station: Brno New Main Train Station

8. 9. 2021

How is going the new train station look like? Come to discuss with the four finalists of the international architectural competition and see their proposals.

Winning Design Chosen For New Brno Main Train Station

Winning Design Chosen For New Brno Main Train Station

26. 7. 2021

The Brno City Architect’s Office has announced the winner of an international competition to select a design for the proposed new Brno international train station, to be built in the Trnitá district on the banks of the River Svratka, a few hundred metres to the south of the existing main station. The winning design was submitted by Dutch architect’s studio Benthem Crouwel, and chosen by an expert jury from 46 entries. The completion of the project is currently estimated for between 2032 and 2035, according to Mojmír Nejezchleb, Deputy General Director for Railway Modernization at the Czech Railway Administration.

World-class architecture in Brno: Dutch architects Benthem Crouwel won the international competition for the new main train station

World-class architecture in Brno: Dutch architects Benthem Crouwel won the international competition for the new main train station

21. 7. 2021

All is decided – the new Brno Main Train Station will be based on the proposal of the Dutch studio Benthem Crouwel Architects, which designed the train station in Rotterdam or the renovation and completion of the train station in Amsterdam. The winning team’s project will turn the station into Brno’s new gateway and a cornerstone for the emerging Trnitá district on the bank of Svratka River. The people of Brno will get a modern interchange hub and a guarantee of further development of the local railway transport. The decision of the expert jury, which included the architect Eva Jiřičná or the urban planner Peter Gero, was confirmed this week by the City of Brno and the Railway Administration. As the organiser of the competition, the Brno City Chief Architect’s Office will exhibit all the proposals, including a large model of the new district, in the cloister of the Brno New Town Hall at the end of September.

Proposal For New Zoning Plan Available For Public View Via Online Exhibition

Proposal For New Zoning Plan Available For Public View Via Online Exhibition

9. 4. 2021

The Brno City Architect’s Office (KAM) has made the proposed zoning plan for Brno available as an online exhibition, to allow the public the opportunity to participate in the project. The current zoning plan has been in place since 1994 and is the oldest in the Czech Republic. The new zoning plan will be completed by the end of 2022.

Finalists chosen for Brno train station project – the biggest Czech architectural competition yet

Finalists chosen for Brno train station project – the biggest Czech architectural competition yet

22. 3. 2021

The biggest architectural competition in modern Czech history has advanced to the final stage. The Brno City Council this week chose four teams that will vie to design a new main train station for the Moravian capital. For this last leg of the competition, the city is preparing a detailed 3-D model of the transport hub.

Model of New Trnitá District To Help Choose New Design For Hlavní Nádraží

Model of New Trnitá District To Help Choose New Design For Hlavní Nádraží

24. 2. 2021

An international competition is currently underway to choose the design for the long-awaited new central train station for Brno. A detailed model is being created of the planned Trnitá district, where the station will be located, to help the expert jury choose the winning design.

Data specialists have created a map with 3D models of buildings

Data specialists have created a map with 3D models of buildings

16. 12. 2020

City centre of Brno in 3D even without a cinema. Such a spectacle is made possible by a new function on Brno’s website called Buildings of Brno, which was created by our data specialists. It allows users to see a three-dimensional view of different floors and parts of buildings in the historic city centre, as well as their changes over time. In addition, the map shows the area of the building or its floors occupied by various facilities.

The exploration of the historic viaduct has begun – it is to be transformed into Brno’s urban esplanade

The exploration of the historic viaduct has begun – it is to be transformed into Brno’s urban esplanade

1. 12. 2020

Over 600 metres long esplanade for pedestrians and cyclists, which will lead from Brno’s centre to the Svratka River. Such are the plans to transform the historic railway viaduct from the 19th century. It has been covered with stones under a railway rampart for over a hundred years. The city is planning to reveal it in connection with the construction of the new southern city district Trnitá and the relocation of the existing main train station.