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21.6.2021

International POTEnT project brings new know-how and experience

The concept of community energy is still not well-known in the Czech Republic, yet it is one of the more

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21.6.2021

Ostrava’s public transport fleet has been fully eco-friendly since April this year

Since this April, Ostrava’s public transport system has operated without any diesel-powered vehicles. Ostrava is the first large Czech city

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21.6.2021

The Com.Unity.Lab project encourages neighbours to join forces in community projects

Thanks to the international URBACT programme, Ostrava has been able to join a network for sharing experience among partner cities.

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21.6.2021

Ostrava’s smart metering system is an inspiration for cities here and abroad

Two partners in the POTEnT project, the Tartu Regional Energy Agency (TREA) from Estonia and the City of Ostrava, are

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9.6.2021

Ostrava is a top city for business

Ostrava has recently been ranked as one of the Czech Republic’s top business cities in the largest national survey of

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15.3.2021

Building work can now begin for the Nové Lauby Residence

More than four years after launching the preparatory phase for the Nové Lauby residential complex, Ostrava’s City Assembly has approved

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5.2.2021

Reconstruction project for high-rise Ostrava landmark brings a fresh new concept

The renowned AI – DESIGN studio, headed by the architects Eva Jiřičná and Petr Vágner, has completed a detailed proposal

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14.1.2021

Ostrava is again helping small businesses overcome the COVID crisis

Similarly to last year, the City of Ostrava is now offering a one-off payment to help businesses overcome the difficulties

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21.12.2020

Quality of Life: Ostrava Success in the international ranking

Ostrava ranks among the European cities with the most visible improvement in quality of life  The European Commission (EC) recently

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28.7.2020

Ostrava seeks an investment partner for the Nové Lauby development

We are seeking an investment partner for the project to build the Nové Lauby residential complex in Ostrava’s historic city

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5.5.2020

APPLY FOR A FINANCIAL DONATION OF UP TO 100 000 CZK

Financial donations of up to 100 000 CZK are available to applicants who run a business in Ostrava (or who have

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23.9.2019

Ostrava is part of an international project focusing on modern urban ENERGY transformation

A new international project called POTEnT featuring 8 European cities and energy agencies aims to share experience and offer a

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5.8.2019

“The winning entry is an amazing work of architecture.” A New York studio has won the competition to design Ostrava’s new concert hall.

In August of last year, the City of Ostrava launched one of the most important architectural competitions in its history

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26.6.2019

Ostrava will host a new green lab!

Ostrava is set to receive over 50 million CZK of EU funding for a project to improve air quality in

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29.11.2018

Six top architectural studios to participate in the competition for the concert hall

The participants of one of the most important architectural competitions in the city’s history, the competition for the new Ostrava

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29.11.2018

The university facility for Ostrava worth a billion CZK

The University of Ostrava managed to obtain European funding for the construction of a new university facility at Černá louka

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29.11.2018

New car parks to relieve the centre of Ostrava

Hundreds of new parking spaces will be built near the City Centre. In the wider centre, there will be traffic

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29.11.2018

National Agricultural Museum in Ostrava

Lower Vítkovice has recently started renovating two halls which will be the new home of the Ostrava branch of the

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29.11.2018

The Ostrava teardrop: an attractive site in the heart of the city is being offered for sale

The Karolina area – directly adjacent to Ostrava’s historic city centre and now the location of a brand-new modern quarter

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29.11.2018

Ostrava hosted the international conference “Climate Change Adaptation of Cities”

The Gong Multifunctional Hall in Lower Vitkovice hosted an international conference on the adaptation of cities to climate change. Representatives of

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29.11.2018

The abattoir will be finalised by a Polish architect

The City Council has approved the public order related to the architectonic study and the project documentation for the reconstruction

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29.11.2018

Ostrava has electric buses with ultrafast charging

The Ostrava Transport Company is the first in the Czech Republic to have commissioned two electric buses with “opportunity charging”

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