A resurgence of neon lights has inspired city councillors to show that Katowice is creating beautiful things and showing how design, tradition and art have been drivers in the development of the post-industrial profile of the city.
Lublin beat off competition from 66 other cities to take top place in the Europolis Green Cities Report by the Polish Robert Schumann Foundation.
In our continuing series on the changing faces of Polish cities, this week we take a look at the Silesian capital of Katowice.
Once unwanted and unloved, Katowice has gone through a renaissance and good things are happening, as TFN’s Alex Webber found out.
The Polish city of Lodz has been named the most attractive city for business in Central and Eastern Europe in the Business-Friendly Perception Index 2021 published by the Emerging Europe website.
Having spent two months hermetically sealed inside my Warsaw apartment, it was to Białystok that I headed to celebrate the easing of the lockdown. And I left with no regrets.
The project, called Nexus21 in collaboration with the cultural institution inLodz21, will see the transformation of neglected buildings and spaces on 21 residential, commercial and public space plots, into cultural hubs designed to highlight the city’s innovation and creativity in industries such as architecture, textiles, fashion and film, all of which are a key part of the city’s heritage.
In this episode of The Debrief, the first in a series of interviews on the changing face of Polish cities… To kick off, how can nature and green space be incorporated into the urban wild?
Although looking very similar to traditional CCTV, Inwebit’s Smart Security Platform (SSP) uses advanced algorithms for identifying specific events based on image and sound analysis and sensor data.
The report by the Husqvarna Urban Green Space Index (HUGSI), which ranked 155 cities in 60 countries in terms of their green spaces using computer vision and deep learning techniques on satellite images, listed Kraków in 5th place with a score of 76.92 percent.