In order to prevent Prague from spreading across an ever-widening area, developers want to build new high-rise buildings of flats and offices. The most suitable locations are Pankrác, Holešovice and Vysočany, they claim. The higher concentration of people would result in lower costs to the city for transport and maintenance.
But not all residents favor Prague getting filled up with modern towers. Conservationists, in particular, oppose the concept, as it would affect the historical skyline. Developers, though, see it as the way forward.
The Prague Institute of Planning and Development (IPR) also counts on more high-rise buildings on the Pankrác plain and in Vysočany.
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