Where can you see the influence of the Renaissance style in Prague Castle?
There was the direct influence of the new-style Italian art during the reign of Ferdinand I (of Habsburg). The castle in the Czech republic is modified into a comfortable Renaissance castle with gardens. The Royal Summer House, typical Italian architecture, was built in the Northern Royal Garden in the Castle Prague complex.
Famous Prague Castle architects in the 20th century
Famous architects in the 20th century who reconstructed Prague Castle are Jože Plečnik and Pavel Janák. Castle Prague modifications by Jože Plečnik affected the first and the third castle courtyards, the Castle’s Southern gardens, and the fourth courtyard with the Bastion Garden. He is the author of the Column Hall, the private premises of the president’s flat inside the Pražský Hrad. Pavel Janák became the Prague Castle architect in 1936.
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