Principal architect for MAD Architects, Yosuke Hayano says the studio strives to connect architecture to nature through the creation of emotional and spiritual spaces for everyday life.
As we forward from REGENERATE, some quotes, thought and ideas hang in our minds. When we think about regenerating our cities - making the old new again utilizing repurposed space with rejuvenated programs, a crucial question was how to incorporate climate action into city-making.
following the success of manifesto’s florenc marketplace in prague, a second outpost opened this summer in the smichov district of the czech capital. designed by architects CHYBIK + KRISTOF, the most recent project offers a place for visitors and local residents alike to enjoy food, musical performances and cultural events. combining sleek design with sustainable materials and 100% renewable energy sources, the project regenerates a former parking lot to create a new destination for the city. comprising of 11 units and a generous outdoor dining area, the plan provides an intimate and welcoming space amid lush greenery.
A temporary cluster of corrugated metal-covered units surround a shallow pool at Manifesto Market in Prague's historic Smichov district, designed by architects Chybik + Kristof.
"Architecture is a profession giving you very wide limits between you can oscillate. And how determined the past between those limits, which are very widely spread, is up to you,” says Czech architect and co-founder and director of AI DESIGN Eva Jiřičná.
“Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration, with energy enough to carry over for problems and needs outside themselves”