Brownfields

New Karolina
30. October 2017

The largest brownfield in Ostrava was at Nová Karolina (‘New Karolina’), in the immediate vicinity of the city centre. It was originally the site of… Read »

Browfields

The Lower Vítkovice Area
30. October 2017

Adjacent to Nova Karolina is the Lower Vítkovice area (so-called “Dolni oblast Vitkovice”). This 150-hectare site – listed as a National Cultural Monument – is… Read »

Brownfields

The Hrušov Zone
30. October 2017

The Hrušov Zone is a “social brownfield”. It was not an industrial site, but a residential area for workers at the nearby factories and mines…. Read »

Brownfields

Hrabůvka slag-heap
30. October 2017

The Hrabůvka slag-heap is a former dump site for coal mining waste, covering an area of 100 hectares and located in the southern part of… Read »

Public greenery

Public greenery
27. October 2017

99% of Ostrava’s main green areas are accessible to the public. Ostrava is exceptional in several respects: Over 90% of Ostrava inhabitants live less than… Read »

Documents

Documents related to sustainable landuse
27. October 2017

The Ostrava City Strategic Development Plan 2017–2023 One of the main goals of the Ostrava City Strategic Development Plan 2017–2023 is “Bringing the City Closer… Read »

Gardening

12. October 2017

Gardening has always been a popular Czech hobby, and the country has a strong gardening tradition reaching back to the period after the First World… Read »