Hailed as being a ‘flagship cultural institution’, Planet Lem, as it’s called, has been designed by the award-winning team behind Warsaw’s Hala Koszyki food hall and the Pixel building in Poznań.
The building’s interior, complete with grand staircases and high ceilings, contains numerous 19th Century details, from stucco work to mosaic parquets. There will also be a spa and terrace for cocktails onsite.
TFN’s Jacek Borowski meets Spaniard David Navarro, the man behind a series of acclaimed books on modernist Polish architecture, to find out what inspires him.
Awarded every two years, the prize recognises and commends excellence in European architecture in conceptual, social, cultural, technical and constructive terms.
Amid the sounds of woodland creatures, earthy scents and towering 100 year old pines, there sits a reality-altering home on the outskirts of the Polish forest, Kampinos.
Award winning station in north-west Poland praised for its “forward thinking design”.
With plenty of greenery and water features, the park will also include paving arranged asymmetrically to form a “phantom” map of a city that does not exist, a reference to the buildings in Warsaw that were destroyed during WWII.
The president wants the Saski Palace rebuilt but questions marks about its cost and what it would be used for remain.
TFN looks takes a before-and-after look at some of the cutting-edge buildings of the inter-war years.
Take a closer look at some examples of the models from Paweł Chmurzyński "Studio Miniatur". Here you'll find, in a miniature scale, Warsaw's most iconic builidings and houses.