On Monday, March 25, the prizes for the best buildings of the last year in the Olomouc Region were presented at the Olomouc Homeland Study Museum. In 2018, OHL ŽS built many highly valued and highly functional buildings. Therefore, representatives of the Moravia Division received several diplomas and awards.
The Olomouc Region Construction Competition is announced every two years. This year, thirty projects competed in five categories in the districts of Olomouc, Prostějov, Přerov and Šumperk.
Inter alia, the following buildings were awarded prizes:
National Sports Centre Prostějov – Building of 2018 in the category of Building of Civic Facilities and Modification of Public Spaces
University Hospital Olomouc – New Building 2.IK and Geriatrics – Honourable Mention in the category of Building of Civic Facilities and Modification of Public Spaces
Depository of the Research Library in Olomouc – Honourable Mention in the category of Technological Buildings and Buildings for Industry and Agriculture
The Moravian Division also scored in the Water Management Building of the Year competition. The award was traditionally given to commemorate the World Water Day. The Czech Water Management Association awarded prizes to eight buildings. In the category of Buildings for Drinking Water Supply, Wastewater Treatment and Diversion, the prize was also awarded to the project of the Improvement of the ecological status of the Bečva River in Hranice which we completed in the autumn of 2018. It included the extension of sewerage and the construction of new retention tanks.