VIDEO: Combining the most intelligent, ecological and innovative technologies available, the house on the outskirts of Kraków is set to become one of Poland’s most ecological residences whilst simultaneously incorporating aspects of local myth and history into its design.
Celebrating Polish design with many of the fittings and furnishings produced by local firms, architect studio Schwitzke Górski said: “We wanted to find a common narrative that connected Poles and also stirred their national pride.”
With a proposed opening date of 2026, the museum is intended to keep alive memories and mementos from the Uprising, amid concern that fewer and fewer people have knowledge of the event.
The depot in Kraków’s Czyżyny Park was praised at the third edition of the Green Cities Europe awards for its innovative value, overall design, biodiversity as well as the positive impact it has had on the environment.
Capable of reaching speeds of 200 km/hr and following an innovative new design, the stylish wagons, will feature atmospheric, ambient lighting, and increase comfort to previously unseen levels.
Seemingly randomly scattered, Kraków-based architecture studio BXB studio Bogusław Barnaś sought to define the barns through their surrounding landscape, the position of the sun and the end function of the building.
As concern heightens over the future, no longer are fallout shelters being seen as the domain of eccentric survivalists or paranoid billionaires. Vastly varying in size and cost, what was once a niche market has seen an explosion in both interest and innovation.
Situated at the foot of the Tatra Mountains on a picturesque clearing near Giewont, the seven 80sqm houses were inspired by traditional shepherd's huts.
The work of the boundary-pushing Massive Design studio, the project for digital solutions automotive firm Keyloop, the design was purposefully chosen to reflect not just their industry, but also Poland’s own rich automotive heritage.
The unique cloth paintings, composed of recycled materials from car factories, sewing workshops, upholstery warehouses and second hand clothes shops, include depictions of Vermeer’s ‘Girl with the Pearl Earring’, Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’, a self-portrait of Frida Kahlo, and Da Vinci’s ‘Lady with an Ermine’.