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Bata’s Zlin

by Zdenek Pokluda

Building an Industrial and Garden City Zlin

Published by Esprint Zlin and The Thomas Bata Foundation, Zlin 2015



Bata’s Zlin

Building an Industrial and Garden City Zlin (year 1906-1943)

Czech and English language

By Zdenek Pokluda

The Czech-English text is complemented by numerous period photographs depicting the building of Zlín. Authentic texts of the company’s leading managers and architects outline the atmosphere of building the industrial and garden town. The building of the factory, residential estates, educational and healthcare facilities is well documented here. The book includes also a chapter about the known Bata transport projects. The reader will appreciate the enclosed guide around significant buildings in the town. The author is PhDr. Zdeněk Pokluda.

Published by the Thomas Bata Foundation in April 2015.

Second Edition