Tagged: Jože Plečnik

MediaJože Plečnik (1872 – 1957) was a Slovene architect and professor at Prague’s School of Decorative Arts. From 1920 to 1934, he transformed and unified the courtyards and grounds of Prague Castle in his own distinctive neoclassical style. The same monumental geometry also marks out his masterpiece, the Church of the Sacred Heart.

 

Lány Chateau

Lány Chateau

The village of Lány, twenty miles from Prague, stands in a region of fields and forests used for hunting since at least the tenth century. But it was in 1587 that Emperor Rudolf II forged a powerful link...