Department store Brouk + Babka Brno (1934)

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Architects

Miloslav Kopřiva

Developers

Brouk+Babka (B+B)

Address and directions

Česká 160/4
602 00 Brno, Czechia

Public transport: Náměstí Svobody

Access: Public building, free entry during working hours

Today's use: Department store

Parents could leave their children on the fourth floor in the children's corner to enjoy undisturbed shopping.

Description

Like all B+B department stores, it has display windows like showcases that are not arranged parallel to the street, but also extend into the building towards the entrances. The goods in the showcases are supposed to attract customers to go into the shop. Between the showcases are passages leading to the entrance of the building. Inside, the building is equipped with lifts and formerly with a pneumatic tube system, a children's play corner and a rest room for the staff.

The top floor is set back and houses a long terrace.

For further information see also: https://www.bam.brno.cz/en/object/c087-brouk-and-babka-department-store

History

The department store B+B in Brno was one of several department stores of this company in Czechoslovakia. Today, the building houses the Baťa shoe company.

Construction types
reinforced concrete
Facades
glass tiles
Windows
fixed hopper ribbon
Roof
flat
Details
glass block illumination railing terrace lettering
Position
along a street centre of a city/town/village
Storeys
6

Impressions

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