Permission to demolish Brutalist-style Transgas building in Prague sought

23-07-2018

The owner of the Transgas building in central Prague, described by some historians as an exceptional example of Brutalist architecture, has requested permission to demolish the structure.

Prague 2 district authorities now have three weeks to respond to the request from the owner, the international property developer HB Reavis.

A group of architects and preservationists had lobbied to have the Transgas building, which is situated above Wenceslas Square and built in the 1970s, classified a cultural heritage site.