Western-Slovakian electric power plant
Pražská 25, Bratislava
Weinwurm Friedrich, prestavba a nadstavba Dušan Jurkovič
Jozef Berny, prestavba Hlavaj – Palkovič – Uličný, ďalšia prestavba Anton Titl
Originally conceived as a three-storey building, the office spaces occupied lower two floors while the top floor was residential. Window openings were the principal language of expression of this otherwise purist white architecture. The varying shapes and apparently random spacing of windows corresponding to the interior layout only were proofs of affinity to ideas of F. Weinwurm and the functionalism or purism of A. Loos. The house had a flat roof, emphasized with a simple cantilevered ledge. Later on, the building was extended in one floor and received a red ceramic cladding. That resulted in a fairly traditional appearance of the building, even though the original shapes and spacing of the windows was preserved. In 1990-ties, there was yet another floor addition. The building is still being used by the Slovak Power Generation today.
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