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eSCAPE

eSCAPE

prague NEEDS MEETS waterfront...

europe

cz

prague

1.3 million inhabitants

vltava

90km riverfront

prague

90km riverfront / 1.3 million inhabitants

= 69 mm of riverfront /

69 mm of riverfront /

not much, so how do we use it??

river as a barrier that we need to cross

25 bridges

reminding us what vltava used to look like

10 islands

vltava as an infrastructure

5 ferries

estates on the waterfront are one of the most expensive ones $$$$ but water is a public space

water is a public space still less than 50 % is accessible

imagine prague maximizing accessible waterfront for everyone

eSCAPE

eSCAPE is an emergent landcape

eSCAPE is an emergent landcape eSCAPE is a system of active and passive parklands

taking full advantage from its location on water

eSCAPE is an emergent landcape eSCAPE is a system of active and passive parklands

taking full advantage from its location on water

eSCAPE creates healthy environment that is living and livable


habitat for everyone

eSCAPE is an emergent landcape eSCAPE is a system of active and passive parklands

taking full advantage from its location on water

eSCAPE creates healthy environment that is living and livable


habitat for everyone

eSCAPE answers the needs of new ecologies and promotes


diverse urban ecosystems for wildlife

the site eSCAPE

420 x

210 ha

area eSCAPE

01 CONDITION OF 1st HALF OF 19th CENTURY

history eSCAPE

01 CONDITION OF 1st HALF OF 19th CENTURY

02 CONDITION OF 2nd HALF OF 19th CENTURY

history eSCAPE

01 CONDITION OF 1st HALF OF 19th CENTURY

02 CONDITION OF 2nd HALF OF 19th CENTURY

03 CONDITION OF 2nd HALF OF 20th CENTURY

history eSCAPE

01 CONDITION OF 1st HALF OF 19th CENTURY

02 CONDITION OF 2nd HALF OF 19th CENTURY

03 CONDITION OF 2nd HALF OF 20th CENTURY

04 CURRENT CONDITION OF 1st HALF OF 21st CENTURY

history eSCAPE

01 CONDITION OF 1st HALF OF 19th CENTURY

02 CONDITION OF 2nd HALF OF 19th CENTURY

03 CONDITION OF 2nd HALF OF 20th CENTURY

04 CURRENT CONDITION OF 1st HALF OF 21st CENTURY

05 OVERLAY OF HISTORICAL AND CURRENT FLOW

history eSCAPE

01 CONDITION OF 1st HALF OF 19th CENTURY

02 CONDITION OF 2nd HALF OF 19th CENTURY

03 CONDITION OF 2nd HALF OF 20th CENTURY

04 CURRENT CONDITION OF 1st HALF OF 21st CENTURY

05 OVERLAY OF HISTORICAL AND CURRENT FLOW

06

eSCAPE

history eSCAPE

HIGH WATER POLLUTION ON OUR SITE AND UNACCESSIBLE WATERFRONT POLLUTION CAUSED BY DEAD END FINGER OF VLTAVA AND POOR QUALITY OF WATER FROM ROKYTKA RIVER

evolution eSCAPE

HIGH WATER POLLUTION ON OUR SITE AND UNACCESSIBLE WATERFRONT POLLUTION CAUSED BY DEAD END FINGER OF VLTAVA AND POOR QUALITY OF WATER FROM ROKYTKA RIVER

CLEAN THE WATER RESTORE THE FLOW, LEARN FROM ORIGINAL FLOW OF THE RIVER DESIGN WETLANDS TO PROVIDE A CLEANING GROUND FOR ROKYTKA RIVER

evolution eSCAPE

HIGH WATER POLLUTION ON OUR SITE AND UNACCESSIBLE WATERFRONT POLLUTION CAUSED BY DEAD END FINGER OF VLTAVA AND POOR QUALITY OF WATER FROM ROKYTKA RIVER

CLEAN THE WATER RESTORE THE FLOW, LEARN FROM ORIGINAL FLOW OF THE RIVER DESIGN WETLANDS TO PROVIDE A CLEANING GROUND FOR ROKYTKA RIVER

1. CHANNEL CONNECT THE FIRST CHANNEL AND COVER THE DEAD END FINGER

evolution eSCAPE

HIGH WATER POLLUTION ON OUR SITE AND UNACCESSIBLE WATERFRONT POLLUTION CAUSED BY DEAD END FINGER OF VLTAVA AND POOR QUALITY OF WATER FROM ROKYTKA RIVER

CLEAN THE WATER RESTORE THE FLOW, LEARN FROM ORIGINAL FLOW OF THE RIVER DESIGN WETLANDS TO PROVIDE A CLEANING GROUND FOR ROKYTKA RIVER

1. CHANNEL CONNECT THE FIRST CHANNEL AND COVER THE DEAD END FINGER

2. SMALL CHANNELS DIVIDE THE BIG ISLAND INTO SMALLER ONES CREATE WETLANDS LIMITED ACCESS TO THE ECO ISLANDS

evolution eSCAPE

HIGH WATER POLLUTION ON OUR SITE AND UNACCESSIBLE WATERFRONT POLLUTION CAUSED BY DEAD END FINGER OF VLTAVA AND POOR QUALITY OF WATER FROM ROKYTKA RIVER

CLEAN THE WATER RESTORE THE FLOW, LEARN FROM ORIGINAL FLOW OF THE RIVER DESIGN WETLANDS TO PROVIDE A CLEANING GROUND FOR ROKYTKA RIVER

1. CHANNEL CONNECT THE FIRST CHANNEL AND COVER THE DEAD END FINGER

2. SMALL CHANNELS DIVIDE THE BIG ISLAND INTO SMALLER ONES CREATE WETLANDS LIMITED ACCESS TO THE ECO ISLANDS

3. CONNECTIONS CONNECT TO THE SURROUNDING INFRASTRUCTURE

evolution eSCAPE

HIGH WATER POLLUTION ON OUR SITE AND UNACCESSIBLE WATERFRONT POLLUTION CAUSED BY DEAD END FINGER OF VLTAVA AND POOR QUALITY OF WATER FROM ROKYTKA RIVER

CLEAN THE WATER RESTORE THE FLOW, LEARN FROM ORIGINAL FLOW OF THE RIVER DESIGN WETLANDS TO PROVIDE A CLEANING GROUND FOR ROKYTKA RIVER

1. CHANNEL CONNECT THE FIRST CHANNEL AND COVER THE DEAD END FINGER

2. SMALL CHANNELS DIVIDE THE BIG ISLAND INTO SMALLER ONES CREATE WETLANDS LIMITED ACCESS TO THE ECO ISLANDS

3. CONNECTIONS CONNECT TO THE SURROUNDING INFRASTRUCTURE

4. eSCAPE EMERGENT LANDSCAPE

evolution eSCAPE

2012

20??

eSCAPE creates 13km of accessible waterfront for everyone

accessibility eSCAPE

connect natural areas and fill the missing green spot

expand the city to the river edge

expansion eSCAPE

2012

20??

connections eSCAPE

masterplan eSCAPE

north island &holeovice


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south island &karln


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circulation eSCAPE

program eSCAPE

habitat eSCAPE

normal water level

Q20

Q50

Q100

Q2002

create different flood levels according to the program

floods eSCAPE

sections eSCAPE

sections eSCAPE

north island eSCAPE

north island eSCAPE

waterfront karln eSCAPE

waterfront karln eSCAPE

waterfront karln eSCAPE

information board

bench

equipment eSCAPE

artboards shelter

equipment eSCAPE

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