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.
The construction of a museum devoted to the 1920 Battle of Warsaw, in which Polish forces halted a Europe-advancing Red Army, was launched by Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak on a historic battlefield in Ossow, near Warsaw, on Monday.
Ski-loving dad Mateusz Seremak was spurred in to action during a trip to the alpine valley of Planica in Slovenia where he and his son saw a small structure for ski jumping and the then 13-year-old asked whether they could have one at home.
Poland's construction output decreased by 2.4 percent year on year in June 2020 and rose 12.5 percent month on month, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Tuesday.
Polish Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk declared on Saturday that the Via Carpathia route will be ready by the end of 2025. He made the statement in Niemce, south-eastern Poland, where he spoke about a tender for the construction of its new stretch.
Inaugurated on 9th July 1899, the 33.5-metre tower – adjoined by a shorter 18-metre structure – was built with the purpose of providing views from the so-called Silesian Mont Blanc and quickly became a hit among hikers of the time.
The unique footage from 1927 showing builders at work and nobles being shown around was discovered by the Polish Army Veterans Association which took it during a pre-war tour they made of the city.
Ensuring a safe working environment in offices is becoming a priority for developers.
The parts belong to an Ilyushin Il-2, a ground-attack aircraft that was one of the mainstays of the Soviet Air Force.
Combining wood with cutting-edge design the building comes bristling with green credentials.