A banknote depicting Poland's late president, Lech Kaczynski, has won the Best New Commemorative Banknote award for 2021, the National Bank of Poland (NBP), the issuer of the note, has said.
PAP's news verification service, FakeHunter, has won an award from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in Geneva.
Praising the library for ‘probably being the greenest library in Europe’, the A' Design Award judges said: “It is a project inspired by nature, ecology and the idea of sustainable development.
Consisting of a 305-person hall, a 63-person chamber as well as an organ chamber, a recording studio and 118 classrooms, the Nowa Miodowa (New Honey) concert venue at the Warsaw School of Music was noted for its ‘unique and sustainable’ design.
The studio belonging to model-turned designer Grażyna Hase was a key part of Warsaw’s bohemian scene during the Polish People's Republic (PRL), and a critical innovator of Polish fashion design.
The stunning design named "From the Garden House" by Robert Konieczny scooped the title after being handed the prestigious Archello Best of 2021 International Award.
VIDEO: Directed by Tomasz Popakuł for the Gdynia Emigration Museum and entitled ‘Dzennet’, the six and a half minute film tells the story of refugee Dzennet Dżabagi-Skibniewska, whose mother was a Polish Tatar and father the son of the last ruler of Ingushetia, a republic of Russia located in the North Caucus.
Designed by the Katowice Franta Group, Villa Reden was the only Polish nominee to participate in the final stage of the awards and successfully staved off competition from projects in Israel and Italy to claim first place by a jury of some of the greatest contemporary architects in the world.
The winners of the Best Tourism Product 2021 competition were selected from a total of 72 entries: 49 entries in the main competition, 9 entries for the Gold Certificate and 14 in the Special Certificate categories.
Michał Paczyński from the town of Iłża near Radom beat off competition from hundreds of entries across the world to take first place at the International Impact Creators Competition in San Francisco organised by Intel.