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  • October 8, 2022

Architecture studio Atelier38 has converted a former furniture store in Olomouc, Czech Republic, into a broadcast centre arranged around a light-filled atrium. 

Atelier38 refurbished the building, which was built in 1911, to give it the necessary technical and acoustic fixtures needed for a modern radio broadcaster.

Photograph showing narrow facade of building onto street
The original building dates from the early 20th century

The Czech Radio broadcast centre occupies a narrow plot in the middle of Olomouc and is characterised by its exposed reinforced concrete frame and long skylight window that can both be seen in the cavernous central atrium that spans four storeys.

Throughout the 20th century,

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