On Cooperative Housing in Socialist Czechoslovakia, 1959 – 1970

Although Czechoslovakia was not excessively damaged by the previous conflict, it faced the same problem as the worse affected European countries – the lack of suitable housing. This trend was both increasing and highly evident throughout the 1950s. A certain breakthrough occured at the turn of the 1950s and 1960s, when cooperative housing construction was […]

Project Institutes in Czechoslovakia in the 1970s
Creation in the Conditions of a Centrally Planned Economy during the Normalisation Period in Czechoslovakia

The majority of architectural realisations currently standing date from after 1945. In Czechoslovakia, in the period between 1948 and 1989 this production emerged in the context of socialist central planning, to which all architectural, urban, design and construction activity was subjugated. In the background of creative work lay the government bodies making essential decisions related […]