Situated in the place of a former workers colony, a social periphery in the middle of the city.
”... the signs saying ‘Beware of mining effects!’ remind us that the decline of this region is not over yet”*
The neighbourhoods of the Vítkovice Ironworks. Endless facades of factory buildings interconnected with steel lattice bridges carrying lifegiving media. The semantic character of this place is the basis of the building’s design.
*) Jan Balabán, Ask Your Dad, published by HOST, 2010.