General information about the house

residential house of high functionalism, 1938

skeleton reinforced concrete structure with brickwork

ceramic tiles on the street facade

partial modifications beginning in the mid 1990s

2014/2015 – general renovation of the existing building, construction of the superstructure (3 residential units), layout changes (direct interconnection of the inner halls), complete replacement of all wiring in the house, new lift shaft and new lift, building of garages in the basement with entrance from Na Smetance Street


2015, atypical lift with glass cabin door; stops in the basement and on each floor

Cabin size: 1 by 1.25 by 2.1 m; lift capacity: 450 kg (6 persons), wheelchair accessible


Residential rooms of flats: solid wood flooring

Commercial units and garages: polished concrete floor

Windows and shading technology

Superstructure (penthouses)

Windows: completely renovated wooden casement windows, outside sashes – double insulation glazing with integrated seal

Casement windows with textile blinds

5th floor: electrically operated awnings

Large-format glazed walls of aluminium profiles, sliding shading blinds between insulating glass units

Vertical shading screens

Bathrooms and toilets

Superstructure (penthouses)

Walls and floors of bathrooms/toilets: ceramic tiles in combination with a ceramic mosaic

Walls and floors of bathrooms/toilets: Italian travertine

Fixtures: 180 cm enamelled bath, ceramic washbasin of the width of 85 m, chrome bathroom taps and mirror cabinet

Kitchen units

Italian kitchens, Corian worktop, refrigerator

Siemens built-in appliances, Franke accessories and fume hoods

Kitchen taps with pull-out end piece (spray)

Washing machines and dryers

Connections prepared in separate chambers


Corridor, staircase, entrance hall: control by motion sensors and staircase relays with timer


Central house gas boiler room in the basement (2015)

Heat consumption measured by a heat exchange station (Meibes)

Programmable room thermostat ensuring individual control of heat consumption; cast iron radiators in residential rooms and bathroom heating ladders have valves with thermostatic heads

Hot and cold water

Hot service water heating: central, in the boiler room of the house

Consumption of hot and cold water measured by individual meters in each rental unit

Sewerage system

All vertical branches of drainpipes and horizontal distribution system: 2015

Wiring – heavy current system

Power of the building, including the main wiring of the house and individual wiring: 2015

Electricity meters for each rental unit  on staircase landings

Telephone, Internet

There are lines of telephone and data services providers: O2 and UPC

The connection point can be placed in any data socket in the flats

The house has an optical fibre cable system

TV and SAT

Common satellite and terrestrial TV signal


Entry doors: self-locking lock

Flats: intercom for communication and control for opening the main front door; smoke detector with alarm

Entrance doors of residential units: security system

Flats on the ground floor, 5th floor and 6th floor: electronic security system (ESS)


Sanitary equipment of flats, bathrooms and separate toilets: forced ventilation through fans

Proper indoor climate in residential units is maintained by vacuum ventilation using fans in the low speed mode

Cooling (superstructure)

Living rooms and bedrooms: air-conditioned by a decentralized cooling/heating system

Other equipment of the house

Underground garages (entrance/exit from Na Smetance Street):

8 parking spaces for passenger cars

Parking spaces for motorcycles and bicycles

12 basement cellars

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