Dox Center for Contemporary Art, Leoš Válka, Martin Rajniš, zeppelin, airship, Prague, cultural center, green architecture, exhibition space, concrete, glass

The design team found inspiration for the project in early twentieth-century airships and their symbolic qualities as structures that represent unprecedented technological advancements. It complements the existing complex that transformed an old factory into an important cultural hub in Prague. The airship will be christened after one of the most famous characters in utopian literature, Gulliver.

Dox Center for Contemporary Art, Leoš Válka, Martin Rajniš, zeppelin, airship, Prague, cultural center, green architecture, exhibition space, concrete, glass

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“The idea to invade the DOX Centre’s starkly modern austere concrete-and-glass architecture with a “parasitic“ structure has been on my mind for several years”, said Leoš Válka. ” I first dreamed of an absurdly fascinating organic shape that would contrast with the DOX Centre’s existing architecture,” he added.

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Photos by Jan Slavík