Invalidovna Open


The building of the Invalidovna in Karlín is a jewel of Czech Baroque architecture. It combines the military character of the building inspired by Roman ancient architecture with the monumental northern facade in a stylistically suitable way.

Invalidovna Open
foto "Petr Vilgus"

Project description

City Prague
No. of inhabitants  1,3 M
Location centre 
Title Invalidovna Open
Building Invalidovna Karlín
Address Sokolovská 24
Date of origin 1730s
Monument cultural heritage
Original function healthcare
Owner National Heritage Institute
Usable space building and courtyard
Kind of contract lease
Tenant Invalidovna Open
Date of launch 5-11/2019
Temporary function cultural centre
Pattern stand-in
Architecture activation of cultural heritage
Construction recycling of wooden elements
Urbanism urban renewal
Future complete reconstruction