Hunting Grounds Pet Crematorium (C3 no.413)


Petr Hájek Architekti

C3 no.413 / pp.226-235 (10 pages)


Hunting Grounds Pet Crematorium _ Petr Hájek Architekti

Drnov, Czech Republic, 2021

An unworldly landscape reflection conceals a pet crematorium
The Drnov Air Defense Site, a military operations center which closed in 1993, was built in the Czech countryside 25km north-west of the capital Prague. The main bunker in the large main underground complex has become a museum but it is surrounded by several smaller service bunkers for mobile technology. One of these has been repurposed as a crematorium for animals by Prague-based architect Petr Hajek. The project is called “Věčná loviště” (Hunting Grounds). […]