Black Madonna House Prague, Cubist Architecture Photos, 20th Century Czech Design Pictures

House of the Black Madonna Prague : Cubist Building

Cubism in Eastern Europe : Modern Czech Buildings

Please find a selection of scanned photos of Prague Cubist buildings from 1991, by architect adrian welch

Key building in Prague Cubist architecture style

Czech Cubist buildings

House of the Black Madonna
Dates built: 1911-12
Architect: Josef Gocar ; later changes by V. Kubík
Black Madonna House Prague Josef Gocar building
photo © Adrian Welch

Location: Celetna Street / Ovocny Trh

This Cubist building takes its name form the black Madonna located high up on it.
Originally a department store
Centre of Czech art & culture 1994-2002
Reopened 2003 as Museum of Czech Cubism – part of Prague National Gallery
Facilities: Grand Café Orient + Kubista shop + Cubist spiral staircase
Kubista shop Website:

Prague Cubist architecture

Other Prague Cubist architecture

Palac Adria, Jungmannovo namesti
Date built: 1925
Rondocubist building

Diamant house, Spalena 82 off Lazarska
Architect: Kralicek

Elisky Krasnohorske houses, Elisky Krasnohorske 10-14
Date built: 1921
Architect: Otokar Novotny

Tychonova 4-6, Hradcany
Architect: Josef Gocar

Cemetery gates, Dablice, northeast Prague
Architect: Vlatislav Hofman

Apartment block, Neklanova 98

Kovarovicova Villa, Libusina 49

Cubist Buildings, Rasinovo nabrezi 42, 47 + 71

Location: Ovocny Trh, Prague, Czech Republic, central eastern Europe

New Prague Architecture

Contemporary Prague Architecture – selection of contemporary architectural designs:

Prague Building Designs – chronological list

Prague Architectural Tours : Building Tours in the Czech Republic by e-architect

Czech Architecture News

Prague Architecture

Prague Cubist architecture photographed whilst on a Scholarship awarded to study Expressionist architecture and Cubist architecture in Eastern Europe: Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary

Prague Modernist architecture:

More major 20th Century Czech architecture on e-architect : Tugendhat Villa Brno, located not far from Prague to the south.

Vltava Philharmonic Hall Design Contest Winner News
Design: BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group to build the new Vltava Philharmonic Hall in Prague
Bjarke Ingels Group to build the new Vltava Philharmonic Hall in Prague
image courtesy of architects practice
Vltava Philharmonic Hall Prague design by BIG

Doubravka, Prague 14
Design: HAMR Huť Architektury Martin Rajniš
Doubravka Lookout Tower Prague 14
photo : Ales Jungmann
Doubravka Lookout Tower, Prague 14

Transformation of Rohan and Libeň Island
Rohan and Libeň Island Renewal in Prague
photo : IPR Prague
Rohan and Libeň Island Renewal in Prague
The transformation and future of the 56-hectare area of the Rohan and Libeň Islands will be designed by four international teams selected by an expert jury as part of the so-called international competitive dialogue. The competition was announced by the Institute of Planning and Development (IPR) together with the Prague City Hall in the spring of this year.

Hotel Josef Prague – Eva Jiricna Architects

Prague Building

Black Madonna House, Prague: Photo © Adrian Welch

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London Architecture Designs

Comments / photos for the Black Madonna House Prague by Architect Josef Gocar and by V. Kubík page welcome