Skanska – Local voices shape the sustainable future of Prague’s waterfront district
Modansky Cukrovar in
The site of a historic sugar refinery until its demolition in 2000, Mod?ansky Cukrovar is at the junction of the Vltava and Berounka rivers in the southern outskirts of
Aspects of the refinery’s history have been deliberately retained, says Petr DuSta, project manager at Skanska Reality. “We are inspired by the past, but we don’t try to go back. This location calls for modern and sustainable residential development to bring the neighborhood back to life. At the same time, however, it allows us to work with local history and retain a number of elements such as the distinctive brick chimney. That and the river itself will get the attention they deserve.
Facilities for community groups
Suggestions from the public consultations were included in the criteria for an architectural design competition, won by
New construction projects in
Hanka Warnekova of Roubike Coffee says: “The locals have gotten used to coming here. We organize a lot of events, especially for children, and we also try to do a lot of musical events for adults.
Construction began in June to transform the location in southern
Renata Vildomcova, Marketing and Communications Manager at
Sustainability from the start
Sustainability has been part of the concept from the start, and we hope the development will achieve BREEAM certification for a sustainable built environment.
Solutions to optimize the use of drinking water will reduce consumption by 47%, saving 97,000 liters of drinking water every day. This is seen as particularly important in a context of warming, drying
On the energy side, all apartments will be connected to renewable energies when the first tenants move in, photothermal and photovoltaic solar panels will be used at all stages of development, and insulation including green roofs will reduce energy consumption. energy.
Speaking of greenery, in addition to 14,000 square meters of green roofs, the project will include 700 to 1,000 newly planted local trees, several thousand square meters of grassland to boost biodiversity, and large areas planted with shrubs and perennials. .
Recycled building materials and concrete made from construction rubble will be used in the construction.
The project includes a total of 797 housing units, planned in six phases. The construction of the first phase is expected to be completed by the end of 2024.
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