The project, which beat off competition from over 75 other international nominees including Axel Springer’s Berlin campus, Le Monde’s Paris HQ and the Summers Office Building in Buenos Aires, was chosen after nearly 200,000 votes were cast in a public poll organized by prestigious platform ArchDaily.
Designed to look like a page of advertisements in a newspaper, with individual boxes advertising different food places around the capital, the mural from Good Looking Studio takes up the whole side of a building.
The fragments offer precious examples of the capital’s architecture over the centuries through details from door handles to tiles.
Built almost entirely from empty wine and beer bottles, the house in Jasło has been christened KARP and will be used by local fishermen.
Spectacular and grandiose in design, Literacka 7 was never finished and has stood empty all its life.
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One of the most distinctive buildings born of Poland’s communist era, the bus station has become something of a tourist attraction.
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.
The Iconic Award is another feather in the cap for Reform Architekt studio.