Bratislava is to get another revitalised public space. The developer Corwin is renewing a neglected park on Kmeťovo Square in the Old Town borough. Works on the park, which lies between Bernolákova and Wilsonova Streets, have already started and should be complete by the beginning of the summer.
The idea to renew the park came from the Old Town’s Mayor Radoslav Števčík.
“I’m glad that the active cooperation between the borough and investors has started during my term,” said Števčík.
Corwin is behind the nearby Blumental residential project.
“It is completely natural for us to take on a renewal project of a green area because we know from our own experience with green roofs on each of our buildings how important greenery in the city is,” said Marián Hlavačka, chairman of the board of directors of Corwin, as cited in the press release. “Not only from the aesthetical point of view, but especially to aid a sustainable climate and the cooling of the surroundings in a dusty and overheated urban environment.”
The park is being revitalised based on the design by the architectural studio Gulden Architects. It includes the restoration of pavements, the planting of new greenery, the installation of new benches and waste bins and there will also be a new playground and a chess table for tournaments in the park.
Photo: Guldan Architects
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