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For decades, Prague’s residents had no real relationship with their riverfront, its wide waterside promenades underused and underloved. All that has changed with the completion of the first phase of an extensive revitalization program led by Petr Janda and his team at local architecture studio Petr Janda / Brainwork.

In 2008, local studio Petr Janda / Brainwork started events along Prague’s underused waterfront, leading to an extensive commission to reimagine a four-kilometre stretch that began in 2017.

The focus was a four-kilometre-long section of the embankment along the Vltava River and the reconstruction of 20 historic vaults located in the riverfront wall. Originally used for ice storage and later as...

In Prague, a Sleek Adaptive Re-Use Project Brings New Life to a Neglected Riverfront

For the first portion a river revitalization project, local studio Petr Janda / Brainwork updates six vaults along the city’s Rašin Embankment.

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