There could be three town houses in Prague 6 with 42 start-up flats for young people

by   CIJ News iDesk III
2021-11-16   01:34

There should be 42 rental small flats in the apartment buildings that Prague 6 wants to build in Prague's Ruzyně. According to the plans of the town hall, they should serve especially young people as so-called start-up housing. This was stated by Deputy Mayor of the Sixth City District, Jakub Stárek (ODS), at yesterday's meeting of the Prague 6 City Council. In June, Prague 6 announced an architectural competition for the design of planned city apartment buildings as well as a kindergarten in Ruzyně. It was won by architects Martin Němec and Petr Dvořák from the A.D.N.S. architects.

There could be 20 flats with a layout of 1 + kk and 22 flats with a layout of 2 + kk in the planned three apartment buildings on municipal land in Rakovnická Street in Ruzyně. "The flats are small, with an average of between 30 and 40 sqm," said Stárek, who is responsible for the territorial development of Prague 6. He added that many flats were designed by the workshop of the A.D.N.S. the architects include private front gardens and green terraces and residential roofs for individual houses are also designed. According to Stárek, parking should usually be directly at apartment buildings on the surface.

The competition also included the design of a new kindergarten, the construction of which will increase the capacity of places for children in kindergartens set up by Prague 6 by 50 places. Architects Němec and Dvořák designed the kindergarten as a single-storey building with a green roof. In addition, according to Stárek, the kindergarten building can be changed in the future as needed, for example, into a cultural center, day hospital, facilities for the elderly, etc., he said at a council meeting.

At the meeting, some opposition representatives also praised the proposed form of rental city apartment buildings and kindergartens. The opposition deputy and chairman of the Control Committee of the council, Petr Palacký (Green Party) and the opposition deputy and chairwoman of the Housing Policy Commission, Jana Kabelová (Pirates), praised the project.

The winners of the architectural competition were chosen by a jury that included architects Jan Mužík, Luboš Pata, Petr Šikola and Petr Vávra. The judges assessed eight submitted competition projects. The competition was won by a proposal from A.D.N.S. architects, the second place was taken by the design from the workshop Znamení čtyř - architects and the third place went to the Architectural Studio ARKÁDA, Jiří Hannich, a spokesman for Prague 6.

Prague 6 is one of the largest city districts in Prague. It covers an area of ​​4156 hectares, with over 100,000 people living here. It includes the cadastral areas of Břevnov, Dejvice, Liboc, Ruzyně, Střešovice, Veleslavín, Vokovice, part of Bubeneč and Hradčany. The town hall of the sixth district is headed by Mayor Ondřej Kolář (TOP 09). The coalition was formed here by TOP 09, KDU-ČSL, ODS and STAN. They have 27 votes in the 45-member council. Pirates, YES and the Greens are in opposition.

There are now 33 kindergartens in Prague 6. The city district of Prague 6 is also establishing 15 primary schools, which, according to the city councilor Marie Kubíková (ODS), there are about 9,000 pupils.

Source: CTK