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Jiří Kroha

Date of birth: 6. 5. 1893
Date of death: 7. 6. 1974
Main profession: architect
Links: Archiweb,Prostor - AD,Brněnský architektonický manuál,DOCOMOMO,SlavneVily.cz

Had studied architecture, but in course of his career he contributed also to painting, plastic art, design and scenography. He became significant talent influenced by Cubistic impulse in 1920´s, later by Functionalism, albeit he stressed plasticity, colourfulness and  multitude of details. After WW2 he became a prominent figure of the new regime, propagating  Socialist realism and in 1960´s turned back to interwar avant-garde, while fighting  communist style of panel building.


found 4 theatre(s)

Competition for a new Czech theatre in Prague, 1922 (architect - participant of the competition)

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House of Culture Akord (main architect)

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Stages: Theatre hall