Representatives of the City of Prague have signed a contract with the Danish studio Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), the authors of the winning design of a new Vltava Philharmonic building. They will now have nine months to elaborate and refine their design into a detailed architectural study. The public can get involved in this process as of next week.
Construction of the Vltava Philharmonic, a modern cultural center that is to be built in Prague’s Holešovice district over the next ten years, was confirmed on Tuesday, October 11, as the City of Prague signed an agreement with architects from Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), a renowned Danish studio. Under the agreement, the architects are expected to deliver architectural studies and project documentation, engineering activities, author’s supervision and all related activities.
The Vltava Philharmonic building, which will be located in Prague’s Holešovice district, will be a modern cultural center with three top-quality concert halls. The building will also offer a creative hub, including the music department of the Municipal Library in Prague, educational and multifunctional spaces for schools, clubs, and individuals. There will also be a rooftop restaurant. The project schedule envisages the construction to commence in 2027 and be completed in 2032. That means that the Vltava Philharmonic could open to visitors in ten years’ time.
More information about the upcoming public participation can be found here [https://vltavskafilharmonie.cz/cs/participace].