Category: art deco

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Charlese de Gaulla 629/5

Jaroslav Vondrák was one of a generation of young architects who – under the influence of their illustrious teacher Jan Kotěra – was destined to transform the look of domestic architecture in Prague in the 1920s. As well...

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Táborská 317/65

The Czechoslovak Hussite Church was established in 1920, taking as its guiding principle the teachings of the 15th century reformer Jan Hus. The symbol of the chalice denotes his belief that the eucharist should be administered to the...

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Újezd 450/40

These colossal bas-reliefs by the sculptor Jaroslav Brůha decorate the gymnasium wall of the Czech Sokol organization. The movement, which was founded to promote healthy living and physical fitness, was founded in 1862 by Miroslav Tyrš. The organization...