New Headquarters of the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University by Kuba & Pilař architekti

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Kuba & Pilař architekti. Architects.- Ladislav Kuba, Tomáš Pilař, Martin Klimecký.
Construction and technical solutions: AED project.
Area / Dimensions
Built-up Area.- 4,974 m².
Usable Floor Area.- 13,350 m².
Plot size.- 11,900 m².
Volume.- 69,060 m³.
Project year.- 2010-2017. Completion year.- 2020.
Kopečná 387/58, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic.
Products and brands
Glass facade. Wicona.
Glass dividers. Glass system.
PU screed.- Remmers.
Chairs.- Vitra.
Atypical seating furniture.- Sixinch.

Ladislav Kuba, Tomas Pilar. Kuba and Pilar architekti

Kuba & Pilar architekti is an architectonic studio founded by Ladislav Kuba and Tomas Pilar in 1996. The studio ranks among the most recognised ones in Czechia. Their buildings have been awarded several times in Grand Prix of Architects – the most prestigious national award for architects. In 2002, they won the main prize for the Library of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno.

Other recognised buildings by the studio include the St. Mary’s Chapel in Jestřebí, Residental Estate Na Krutci in Prague and the Omega Department Store in Brno. Designed by the studio, the building of the Faculty of Chemistry and Technology, University of Pardubice received the main prize in Grand Prix 2009. The Apartment House at Kostelní Square in Ostrava won the first place of Grand Prix 2011 in the New Building Category. In 2015, the Grand Prix certificate of merit went to the studio for the Iron Curtain Memorial. In 2020, the building of the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague was completed.

The work of Kuba & Pilar architekti has been nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award several times and published in both national and international periodicals.



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