Architectural and MEP works for the setup and equipping of the Erbil Citadel's Interpretation Centre, Erbil, Iraq

The Erbil Citadel represents a unique example of historical urban area developing on an artificial mound (tell) comprising remarkable settlement layers dating from the 5th millennium BCE. The tell's importance lies especially in its being a witness to the ancient history of the place and its foundation and transformations, which continue to this very day. The Erbil Citadel has entered historical record in the second half of the 3rd millennium BCE, with continuity in naming, e.g.: Irbilum, Urbilum, Arbail, Arbela, Arbil, Erbil, or Hawler in Kurdish, which documents the long history of the site.

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The National Theatre – Roof reconstruction and insulation on the historical building of the Estates Theatre – reconstruction of the balconies

The current name Stavovské divadlo (the Estates Theatre) is only the last in a series of historical names. The originally used name was Hraběcí Nosticovo divadlo (Count Nostitz Theatre) or just Nosticovo divadlo after the founder. In the Communist era, the theatre went by the name Tylovo divadlo (Tyl Theatre).

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State Castle Žebrák – maintenance works based on project design documents

This operation aimed to perform emergency maintenance of the curtain walls masonry at the State Castle Žebrák. The castle was founded in the latter half of the 13th century by Oldřich Zajíc of Valdek near an important trade route leading from Prague to Bavaria.

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Conservation and restoration of metal elements in a waste water treatment plant, Prague

The flooding in 2013 caused damage to the building of the Old Waste Water Treatment Plant in Bubeneč, especially to the underground engineering premises of the plant and its equipment, parts and accessories. The works are funded from the "Preservation and restoration of cultural monuments damaged by natural disasters" programme.

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Karlštejn Castle – Emergency securing of supporting pillars and curtain walls adjacent to the Burgrave’s palace

The National Heritage Institute carries out regular conservation and preservation works at the State castle Karlštejn. This national monument has a special position among Czech castles. Karlštejn was founded in 1348 as Gothic castle in 1348 by the King of Bohemia and the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV. Royal treasures such as collections of holy relics and the Imperial crown jewels were placed in Karlštejn for safekeeping. GEMA ART GROUP a.s. is regularly taking part in implementation of projects at Karlštejn.

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Securing Baroque curtain walls (bastions) at project 9515 Myslbekova – Prašný most, Prague

GEMA ART GROUP a.s. is carrying out preservation and restoration works in securing Baroque curtain walls above the Blanka tunnel entrance in the section Myslbekova – Prašný most, in Prague 6. The works were initiated after the completion and opening of the tunnel for the public.

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Klementinum, Prague- Old Town

The company is participating in another stage of revitalisation of the Baroque Klementinum complex, which is being implemented in four stages from 2009 to 2016. In 2011, GEMA ART GROUP a.s. experts participated in restoration of artificial marbles and metal elements in the showcase Baroque Library and the Mirror Chapel. Find more about this HERE.
In 2013, several restoration plans were prepared based on expert surveys. The plans aimed at restoration of the historical doors from the 17th and 18th centuries and preservation of the façades in the Vine Court, where it was necessary to stop the gradual degradation of the plasters and ledges. The restorers also carried out an expert survey of the murals on the second floor and a survey of the Baroque statues of Archangels Michael and Raphael, and the statues of St. Aloysius Gonzaga and St. Stanislaus Kostka. Restoration works are currently under way.

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Restoration of the Svijany Château

Originally a Renaissance château built between 1565 and 1567, the structure was converted to its current Classicist style in 1823 while in ownership of Prince Rohan. The château served as dwelling of higher magisters. Following 1945, the building was seized by the Czechoslovak government. An insensitive adaptation followed, turning the structure into a storage building and a dormitory; afterwards, it was falling into disrepair for a number of years.

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Revitalisation of the Český Krumlov monasteries

 One of the most extensive reconstructions in Český Krumlov history has been under way since the spring of 2014, right in the centre of this historical gem of southern Bohemia. The project includes an overall renovation of the vast compound of the former Minorites and Poor Clares monasteries. The monasteries are a cultural monument and are situated in the town's heritage reservation, which is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Prague’s Malá Strana cemetery – site restoration

This extraordinary cemetery surrounded by many legends can be found on the busy street of Plzeňská, at the very border of Smíchov and Košíř. It got its name for a simple reason: for a period of time, people who died in Malá Strana used to be buried there. The place is a rare enclave of greenery and peace of the area. In 2001, the cemetery was closed to the public because of its dismal condition and as a measure to prevent vandalism. Changes arrived at the behest of Malostranský hřbitov civic association, the Old Prague Club, and the Administration of Prague Cemeteries. Thanks to the efforts of both the ordinary people and public officials, financial support worth several million Czech crowns was obtained for a project of comprehensive revitalisation of the Malá strana cemetery. The grant was provided from the EU operational programme Competitiveness and Innovation.

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