Umbrella, mobile phone holder, gloves sliding on the screen of the baba1932.com mobile application, elegant Thermos drinks bottle … An example from a set of promotional items inspired by a walk around Baba. As more activities are finally expected to be launched this year to present the award-winning Baba area, both for high school students […]
A meeting took place at the beginning of January 2022 between the conceptual study sponsor (Institute of Planning and Development of the Capital City of Prague), the study developer (architectural studio ARCHUM architects), project partners (Prague 6 and Prague specific samples of road surfaces have already been submitted for assessment with reference to the site’s […]
The Baba settlement exhibition at the exhibition of Czech Modern Architecture from Art Nouveau to the Present
The Baba settlement had a separate exhibition at the exhibition, including refurbished villa models exhibited only on exceptional occasions. The exhibition of “Czech Architecture from Art Nouveau to the Present” is the largest modern architecture exhibition in the Czech Republic in the last 20 years. It is held in honour of the 150th anniversary of […]
The results of discussions with the public on the Baba housing estate revitalisation will be published in the latter half of October 2021
30. 9. 2021 and 7. 10. 2021 As part of the participatory process, an authors’ feedback meeting regarding the new conceptual study on the Baba housing estate revitalisation took place with the inhabitants of the Baba area. Therefore, the authors gave the public the opportunity to comment on the intended changes and modifications related to […]
Revitalisation of public spaces in the Baba housing estate in Prague – Results of distance participatory discussion with the public (Spring 2021) Revitalisation of public spaces in the Baba housing estate in Prague – Results of distance participatory discussion with the public (Spring 2021)
You can download the analysis of the first questionnaire survey on Baba by using the following link https://www.iprpraha.cz/sidlistebaba. There are also links to Internet map applications, which you can embed on your site as an “iframe” – they contain raw data from the questionnaire. Further work will now be carried out on the analysis data and […]
The survey is available at: baba.urad.online You can fill it out 17–28 March. How can you get involved in the design for the transformation of the Baba Colony? We would like to invite you to fill out a survey related to the modifications of the public space at Prague’s Baba Colony. The Institute of Planning and […]
https://www.iprpraha.cz/sidlistebaba There is now a recording of the entire webinar on the IPR Prague website. We will also make all other information and materials available here. On Tuesday, 9 February 2021, the first information webinar was held to engage the public in the proposal for the revitalisation of public spaces at the Baba Colony. The […]
The success for the Czech Republic is the appointment of prof. Vladimír Šlapeta by a member of the German Werkbund.
At the beginning of November 2020, professor Vladimír Šlapeta was elected a member of the German Werkbund in Berlin. The Presidency of Werkbund thus appreciated his lifetime achievements in the legacy of the Union of Czechoslovak Works, which was a sister organization of the German Werkbund from 1913 until its abolition in 1948, as well […]
An article on the renowned Baba housing estate was published in the autumn bulletin “Máme Vybráno” 2020/2021 of the “ProPamátky” magazine.
The “Kam po Česku” Magazine published an article about the recognised Baba housing estate of 1932.
Mrs. Suzanne Munk Ragen, the daughter of the investors of the first villa in Baba, the Munks, provided her authentic text entitled “The house in Baba where I was born.” By Suzanne Ragen It is odd to write a memoir about a house that has no first hand memory for me. But I was born […]
A drawing by the unique architect Ladislav Žák appeared in the archives of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. Between 1933 and 1948, Karel Herain was the Museum’s director and his stunning villa was designed by this architect.
On this date, the European Commission recognised the Baba estate as a European Heritage Site as part of the successful international Werkbund Estates in Europe 1927-1932 Project.
On this date, the European Commission recognised the Baba estate as a European He Dear Mr. Herbert Medek,I have the pleasure to inform you that the European Commission has awarded the Werkbund Estates in Europe the European Heritage Label. The European Heritage Label aims to enhance people’s, and especially young people’s,understanding and appreciation of the […]
The graphic manual of visual style, including the logotype by Jan Šabach, is based on the interwar graphic work of the Bauhaus. The logo resembles the houses themselves on Baba with their flat roofs and belt windows. It is also inspired by the original iconic visual style used in the promotion of Baba by Ladislav […]
The Museum of Architecture in Wrocław, Poland, curated a significant exhibition from 31 May to 5 June 2016. It was called “On the way to modernity. Werkbund Estates 1927-1932”, and it presented all six unique European housing estates, including Baba, in one place for the first time. The exhibition catalogue included a text written by […]
In 2013, the FOIBOS publishing house cooperated with the Prague 6 City District in publishing Great Villas of the Prague 6 Baba Housing Estate 1932-1936, dedicated to an important interwar activity of the Association of the Czechoslovak Werkbund, the exhibition and realisation of the Baba Housing Estate in Prague, which ranked among the greatest achievements […]