UK studio wins competition for new cable car in Prague

British architectural studio William Matthews has won an international competition to design a new cable car in Prague connecting the districts of Podbaba, Troja and Bohnice, the Czech News Agency announced on Tuesday.

A total of 23 studios took part in the public tender, announced by Prague’s public transport authority in November 2021. The London-based studio William Matthews was selected by an international jury from five finalists.

The new cable car will have three stations along with five supporting pillars between them. It is expected to transport up to 2,300 people an hour and its cos is estimated at around two billion crowns.

Author: Ruth Fraňková