A Sleek Residence for Prague’s New Wave of City Dwellers

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PRAGUE — On Nov. 17, Prague marked the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and the fall of communism. Thousands turned out on the streets of the historic city center to celebrate the public holiday — and to protest the current government — and many of the day’s happenings took place around the avenue of Narodni Trida, just as in 1989.

In a telling juxtaposition of just how far the Czech capital has come since then, November also marked another occasion for Narodni Trida: The long-awaited reconstructed subway station of the same name and a new office and shopping center both opened with much fanfare, and an adjacent apartment complex, Rezidence Quadrio, opened in December. As one of very few newly built residences in the city center, the sleek, glass-fronted complex is a nod both to innovative, modern design and to what the architect Jakub Cigler of Cigler Marani Architects, which designed the complex, calls “the new wave” in Prague city living.

Read more: A Sleek Residence for Prague’s New Wave of City Dwellers – NYTimes.com.

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