Volume and spatial solution. Four Houses in One by Kuba & Pilař architekti

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Architects Arquitectos
Project team
Tomáš Pilař, Ladislav Kuba, Wojciech Wilczek, Jan Kopecký.
Client Cliente
Area
Built-up area.- 3322 sqm. Usable floor area.- 3316 sqm aparments. Plot size.- 4036 sqm.
Dates
Project year.- 2015-2018. Completetion year.- 2020.
Manufacturers
Walls, partitions.- Kalksandstein. Composite facade sheet.- Albond. Clinker brick slips Kontur 472.- Ströher. Wooden window frames Europrofile 88.- PKS. Skylights and entrance doors.- Schüco. Garage door.- ThyssenKrupp.  Outdoor bench Woody.- mmcité.
Data set
Materials.- Combined brick and reinforced concrete structure, sand lime blocks (walls, partitions), composite aluminum sheet (facade panels), clinker brick slips (facade), wood (window frames),  aluminum (skylight and entrance door frames), steel (railings, entrance gates), terrazzo (floors of common areas inside buildings, tairs cladding, vestibule wall cladding), exposed concrete (ceilings of common corridors, stairs and some walls), gypsum plaster (walls, ceilings).
Location
Neumannova Street 578/17, Brno, Czech Republic.
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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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