Tagged: Jaroslav Vondrák

Ořechovka Estate, Prague, detail

Ořechovka Garden Suburb

These handsome semi-detached villas in Prague’s Střešovice district look just as though they were uprooted from suburban London, the new middle-class landscape for which the poet John Betjeman coined the name ‘Metroland’. So it’s no surprise to learn...

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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...