vineri, 6 martie 2009

ARCHICZECH - Czech and Prague Architecture

ARCHICZECH Czech and Prague Architecture


26.03. - 07.05.2009 // +++ OPENING: 25.03.2009 +++

Exhibitions and events at the DAZ, the Czech Center Berlin and the Embassy Czech Republic ARCHICZECH, a festival taking place within the Czech presidency of the European Union 2009, shows five exhibitions that present a spectrum of Czech architecture: VERA & VLADIMÍR MACHONIN is a retrospective on the couple’s architectural work of the 1960’s and 1970’s. GENERATION+ focuses on mapping opinions of three generations of Czech architects and how the different socio-political conditions have influenced their work. NEW FACE OF PRAGUE depicts the way the appearance of the Czech capital has transformed since the end of communism. A new awareness for environmentally friendly and energy efficient building has lead to a wide range of sustainable projects, shown in the exhibition GREEN ARCHITECTURE.CZ. Finally, the exhibition INTERCITY BERLIN-PRAHA presents a dialogue between today’s young generation of architects in these two metropolises.

OPENING on 25.03.2009

5.00 pm  // Czech Center Berlin
Opening of the exhibition GREEN ARCHITECTURE.CZ

6.00 pm  // Embassy of the Czech Republic
ARCHICZECH Opening of the festival and reception
Opening of the exhibitions NEW FACE OF PPRAGUE and VĚRA & VLADIMÍR MACHONIN
(Please register at: or Tel. +49-30-226 380)

8.30 pm // Deutsches Architektur Zentrum DAZ
ARCHICZECH Opening party with the Czech band HEY BABY
Opening of the exhibitions INTERCITY BERLIN-PRAHA and GENERATION+
For further information on the five exhibtions and the accompanying program please check the attached press release and our website

ARCHICZECH is under the auspices of the Czech Minister for Foreign Affairs, Karel Schwarzenberg, the embassador of the Czech Republic in Germany, S.E. Dr. Rudolf Jindrák, and the Deputy Mayor of Prague, Markéta Reedová. The project is a cooperation of Deutsches Architektur Zentrum DAZ, the Czech Center Berlin and the Jaroslav Fragner Gallery in Prague in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, Transmedia and the Centre for Central European Architecture CCEA in Prague.
Official event of the Czech EU Presidency //

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