Olomouc, prefab house zone Úzké Díly - Mačkalov

I. IDENTIFICATION
  • Investor (key institution): Municipality Olomouc
  • Contact person: Martin Novotný
  • Year of implementation: 2002
  • Implementation venue

  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Region: Olomoucký kraj
  • Town: Olomouc
  • Size of area: 17 m2
  • Impact: local

    Total costs: 104 EUR

    Source per every institution

    • national: 104 000 EUR
    II. TYPOLOGY
    1. Improved provision of local cultural and social events.

      The project was focused on regeneration of prefab house zone Úzké Díly - Mačkalov in town Olomouc. It was not only the reconstruction of flats and block of flats, but green space between the prefab houses too. In the first phase investor and decision makers included local community into the creating the development plan. After the end of the reconstruction, there is a new space for a meeting of inhabitants with their children. The project had an indirect effect on improvement relationships between local inhabitants.

    2. Improved condition & quality of the public space between the blocks of flats.

      After the completion of the reconstruction, there is a new quality-improved space, which can help in sports, games, cultural activities for all local inhabitants without any exception. Locals can gain a new source of experience and inspiration, locals can exchange of their informations. Not only for parents, but for their children there is a new place for social inclusion too.

    3. Improved support for the development of small business operators in the area of blocks of flats.

      Thanks to the green space creating new small business get the possibility for their development. Many parents with their children are outside the block of flats on green spaces. Small business activities set in the block of flats (groundfloor) or on the new green spaces.

    4. Improved involvement of the local community in events organized in its quarter.

      The project was focused on regeneration of prefab house zone Úzké Díly - Mačkalov in town Olomouc. It was not only the reconstruction of flats and block of flats, but green space between the prefab houses too. In the first phase investor and decision makers included local community into the creating the development plan. Possibilities for involvement of the local community in the decision-making process were not changed.

    5. Identified new functions for structures from the era of socialism in 1945 - 1989).

      The project offers of higher quality of housing (reconstruction of flats, decresing of the energy demands, increasing of parking spaces) and, as whole, creates a new model for quality social housing With new green spaces between the block of flats, the project makes a place for social learning and inclusion. And, as the secondary effect the project brings the possibilities for provision of new services and shops.

    III. SUPPLEMENT

    The project Olomouc, prefab houses Úzké Díly - Mačkalov includes almost 2 000 flats, in which live 5 000 inhabitants. The prefab houses is near the centre of Olomouc and was built in 80‘s 20th century. Purpose of the project is to increase not only the visual quality of the prefab houses but quality of everyday life of local communities. The basic aims are: modernization and reconstruction of the prefab houses, construction of the green park, traffic optimisation, new parking places, civil engineering, small outside objects.

    Web site: http://www.uur.cz/default.asp?ID=3743