Kolben's Beauty

 3 months ago


Today on Dvojka there was a wonderful documentary about the founding of Vysočany, so I thought I would share with you this beauty, which has remained here as a silent witness of the glory of the Kolben Electrotechnical Factory. It is the production hall of Electrical Instruments, or Mechanics, built in 1922 according to the project of the well-known Ing. Karel Skorkovsky. The building is articulated by three distinctive staircase buttresses and remarkable constructions of the concrete skeleton of the building. It is a reinforced concrete storey hall with flat concrete ceilings in the basement with columns of the Considére...  show more 
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