ZHA’s vitality environment friendly workplace provides some greenery to inner-city Prague

Work is underway on a brand new mixed-use workplace constructing designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA). Positioned in Prague, Czech Republic, the venture might be lined in greenery and contain the creation of a brand new public park. It should additionally boast important sustainability options, together with photo voltaic panels and rainwater assortment.

Masaryčka will measure 28,000 sq m (roughly 300,000 sq ft), cut up between two buildings, one comprising seven flooring and the opposite with 9. It should comprise retail areas on the primary two flooring, with the remaining given over to workplace area.

The late Zaha Hadid herself is credited as co-designer, together with present studio head and longtime collaborator Patrik Schumacher. It is definitely recognizably a ZHA venture, although its sculpted facade is softened considerably with the massive quantity of greenery on its exterior.

Masaryčka will measure 28,000 sq m (roughly 300,000 sq ft), cut up between two buildings, one comprising seven tales and the opposite consisting of 9


The workplace is a part of a wider redevelopment within the space that may contain remodeling an extended derelict web site right into a public park, in addition to the reconstruction of a historic railway station close by, a brand new public sq., and improved pedestrian pathways.

“Positioned adjoining to the railway station on a derelict web site that has stood deserted for a number of many years, Masaryčka will change the prevailing automobile park on Havlíčkova Boulevard with a brand new public sq. that features entrances to the town’s metro community,” says ZHA. “This new sq. will create a welcoming gateway to the town for suburban and home rail companies in addition to passengers utilizing the deliberate airport rail hyperlink to Prague’s Vaclav Havel Worldwide Airport.”

It is slated to obtain the LEED Platinum inexperienced constructing commonplace as a result of its vitality environment friendly design. All of the greenery is supposed to mitigate photo voltaic warmth acquire, whereas triple-glazing ensures pure mild all through. Pure air flow might be maximized with an environment friendly warmth restoration system, and sensible administration methods will monitor and alter environmental controls to reduce vitality consumption. Photo voltaic panels will cut back its draw on the grid and the greenery might be irrigated with a rainwater assortment system.

Masaryčka will include retail space on the lower floors, with office space located on the higher floors

Masaryčka will embrace retail area on the decrease flooring, with workplace area situated on the upper flooring


Masaryčka has been underneath development for a while and the primary few flooring are already completed. The venture is anticipated to be accomplished in 2023.

Supply: ZHA

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