Awards were the climax of a competition designed to promote the needs of the disabled in architecture, planning and building.
Architect rose to fame through his modernist churches that came in unusual shapes that set them apart from the rest.
The annual trade fair has carved out a reputation as the most prestigious Polish festival in its genre which, hailed by titles such as Wallpaper* and Elle, has become firmly established as one of the Łódż’s calling cards, drawing in excess of 435,000 visitors since its inception and casting a universal spotlight on the city.
The building will embrace technology that helps regulate its temperature and keep heating bills to a minimum.
Cheap and versatile, the steel boxes will create a “user friendly town” for people to work in.
Artist uses the past and present to reimagine Warsaw’s 19th century charm.
A pop-up museum inside a bunker at the Heineken Open’er Music Festival; a so-called ‘UFO Chicken Coop’ at the Saint Louis Science Center; and a temporary ‘Polish Refuge’ on a Brazilian terraced rooftop - all play a role in Jakub Szczęsny’s portfolio which is as diverse as it is adventurous.
The 1,850-seat building will be the centre point of a project designed to bring new life to a less fashionable district of the capital.
One man’s dream of building a place where people have the chance to unplug and unwind while wrapped around a good book will soon become reality.
Jadwiga Grabowska-Hawrylak’s designs mirrored the times she lived in and Poland’s history - from the brutalist trends of the communist era through to the modernist aesthetics of later years, when political pressures lessened.