by CPI Property Group

The jewel of modern architecture

The distinctive building by the world-renowned architect Jean Nouvel is – together with Frank Gehry’s Dancing House – the most outstanding example of modern world-class architecture in Prague. The six-storey complex with a characteristic corner directly above Metro B station offers both business and office space for a wide range of tenants. The building holds the prestigious BREEAM certificate for environmentally friendly buildings, with "excellent" rating, and has its own parking space.

  • 22 000 m2

    total space
  • 300 m2

    smallest rental unit
  • 1 250 m2

    largest rental unit

Icon of Prague

The angel of Smíchov

On the site of today's complex had originally stayed a 19th century house with a characteristic statue of an angel. This house was demolished during the construction of the metro line B. Jean Nouvel took up this tradition and designed for the glass facade of the building a giant figure of angel, inspired by the film Wings of Desire. The figure was made from a special translucent foil.

Unique technology

Zlatý anděl represents the the most advanced technology of its time. Thanks to the layered facade, the house looks a bit different in different parts of the day. The glass is covered with a soft metal layer, so it has the maximum possible light transmission, low solar factor and reflection, which ensures good thermal comfort inside the building.

Cosmopolitan centre

At the time Zlatý Anděl was designed, Prague was again opening up for the world after the decades of communist governance. Architect Nouvel therefore decided show the cosmopolitan past of the city and placed on the facade some excerpts from the works of the leading writers related with Prague such as Kafka, Appolinaire, Rilke or Czech poet Jiří Orten.

About the owner

CPI Property Group

CPI Property Group is one of the most significant real estate groups focusing on long-term real estate investment and rentals, especially in Central and Eastern Europe and Germany. Its broad portfolio consists of offices, retail space, residential buildings, hotels, industrial sites, logistics centers and organic farming. In the Czech Republic, CPI Property Group is one of the largest owners of modern office buildings, the largest owner of retail space, the largest hotel operator and the second largest provider of rental housing.

1991
Long experience with the real estate market
11
Buildings portfolio spread in several European countries
1
The largest owner of modern office buildings in Prague
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