Independent Urban Walks Within Habitat III Events: Urban Development of the City in the 19th Century

March 17, 2016 - Urban Walks

Prague - Czech Republic
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IPR Urban Walk Series
Organized by the Czech government under the auspices of the Habitat III Europe Regional Meeting

Královské Vinohrady
17 March 2016
9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Walk showcasing urbanistic development of the city in the 19th century using an example of the block-by-block development at Královské Vinohrady. This walk will be centred on Náměstí Míru and the representative buildings around that location, the guide will focus his talk on apartment buildings there, changes in housing taking place in the 2nd half of the 19th century and we will also visit the Rieger Gardens with its splendid view of the city. Architect Petr Kučera will be guiding this walk.

The IPR Urban Walks aim to outline for meeting participants the urban development of Prague as well as changes in housing forms spanning the period between the Middle Ages and the 20th century. Walks will be accompanied by illustrative pictorial and planning documentation, and participants will also be visiting some interesting heritage sites and locations with unique perspectives of the city.

Click here for more information on the IPR Urban Walk series.

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