ZAN projects


Beehive for the new building of the National museum. The new building of the National Museum, originally the Federal Assembly, was built in 1973 by the architect Karel Prager. The building combines two styles: neoclassicism and brutalism. My task was to design a beehive that would be in harmony with the building. While analyzing the building, I came to the decision that the hive should be quite simple and at the same time austere, and should have an interesting design solution as well. My attention was drawn to the connecting elements in the supporting structure of the superstructure. I interpreted these elements and got the supports for the hive. The shape of the hive itself is borrowed from the shape of a precious stone called “baguette cut” and the shape of the hive

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