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Penthouse, Prague Interior Design

Penthouse Interior, Prague Real Estate, Design Project, Czech Architecture Photos
Penthouse in Prague
12 May 2022
Design: petrjanda/brainwork
Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Photos by BoysPlayNice, [email protected],
Prague Penthouse, CZ

The main idea is to blur the boundaries of the apartment and emotionally draw the city into its interior. The space of the apartment is not limited within the physical layout, the city surrounding the building becomes part of it and the added facade glazing only maintains the comfort of the indoor climate, connecting the city into an extended peripheral perception. The original apartment was rebuilt into a penthouse: a house on a house.

The site plan concept is based on the character and potential of the “site”; in this case, two roof-top floors in a corner house on the border of a built-up area that opens across the valley into the extensive context of distant views.
The architectural design draws on the unique superposition of the penthouse above all surrounding buildings and takes advantage of the panoramic view. It revises the impact of the compromising reconstruction done by a developer towards the original genius loci of the building, clarifying all the detailed relationships between the exterior elements, especially in the large-area glazing in the upper floor of the tower, allowing a spectacular view from all windows with minimal division of individual glazed areas. As it is not possibl...