Werkbund Baba estate You're out coordinates houses architects model 3D contacts The house for the member of the National Assembly Antonín Uhlíř was designed with a traditional floor plan with a two-wing layout, but it was made special by a sloping greenhouse on the ground floor, continuing in the upper floors as a glass-walled verandah. In 1936, the house was extended with an overhanging terrace, as designed by Ladislav Žák, which surrounded the house from the eastern side and was connected to the garage. František Kavalír (*1878 Osek +1932 Prague) An architect, publicist, and building entrepreneur; a student of Jan Kotěra and classmate of Josef Gočár at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. In 1914, he co-founded the Architects’ Society and the “Za starou Prahu” Association; he also co-founded Artěl, an association supporting the Czech art industry, over which he also presided. It brought together progressive personalities of Czech art and design. In the Baba estate, he designed the Letošník House and Uhlíř House, which he built with his brother Václav. They also built other houses not of their design. 1899-1903 studied with Professor Jan Kotěra at the Academy of Arts, Architecture, and Design in Prague later he was in construction with his brother Václav in Prague active member of the Artěl Association and the Czechoslovak Werkbund (SČSD) Significant Works around 1923 school, on Vinohradská třída, Prague-Vinohrady around 1925 school, Humpolec around 1927 residential estate, Prague-Hřebenka 1928 triple villa, Prague-Střešovice buildings of the Association of Building Entrepreneurs, Prague-Nové Město 1932 houses of Antonín Uhlíř and Božena and Václav Letošník, Baba, Prague-Dejvice Na Babě 13, No. 1776 Antonína Uhlíř’s House Architect: František Kavalír Builders: Václav and František Kavalír the Uhlíř House now, 2020 the Uhlíř House (south-west corner) Owner PhDr. Antonín Uhlíř PhDr. Antonín Uhlíř (1882-1957) was a philosopher and a secondary school professor at the Czechoslovak Business Academy. He edited the “Hlídka času” magazine and resumed the publishing of the philosophical journal “Česká mysl” (Czech Mind); from after the republic was established in 1918 until 1929, he was a member of the National Assembly. The Uhlíř family moved into their house in 1932, but not for long. Even before WWII, the family of a Czechoslovak officer was already living in it.