The design of the station’s buildings will include eco-friendly solutions to make the station self-sufficient in energy as well as smog-fighting paving slabs, which will convert toxic exhaust fumes into harmless substances, a wall of air-cleaning plants on the roof of the planned parking and a rainwater collection system.
Located in the heart of Warsaw, the new benches have a striking simplicity, consisting of a row of smooth wooden slats supported by a frame, with no back or armrests.
Described as one of Warsaw’s greatest heroes, Jan Zachwatowicz’s defining project has previously been inducted onto UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Marketed as “a virtual compendium of knowledge relating to Gdynia’s architecture”, it is hoped that the exhibition will open the copious glories of Gdynia to a new, wider audience.
New design aims to give peace a chance by changing a military base into a place of prayer.
Through the use of natural materials the house is designed so that it is “embedded in the environment”.
One of the most distinctive buildings born of Poland’s communist era, the bus station has become something of a tourist attraction.
The new underground passage will link the Warsaw HUB to a metro station.
Originally designed in 1968 as a modern showcase of Poland’s historic second city, work on the showpiece tower began in 1975 but stopped in 1981 leaving it as a PRL eyesore. Now, the 102.5-metre structure has nearly been completed and finished off with so-called Nordic Royal aluminium sheets to lend it a golden glow on Kraków’s skyline.
Intended to be built in a village in the Bieszczady Mountains in south-eastern Poland, Agnieszka Skwirut’s designs show a building perched on the side of a mountain, far from any major city and surrounded by the mountain’s wild natural beauty.