Known the world over for its architecture, history, cultural life and, even, it’s wild party scene, the city of Kraków is in the process of carving a new reputation – that of a green, innovative town committed to safeguarding its environmental future.
A silent witness to over 200 years of history, the capital’s 72 hectare public park will see the removal of the concrete area around the park’s largest lake and its re-wilding as well as the installation of a completely new water system brimming with wild plants and animal life.
Accessible only by foot and by bike, the Siekierki-Neurüdnitz bridge in West Pomerania will primarily act as a unique bicycle crossing that will seek to maintain the area’s ecological balance whilst providing cyclists with a straight-forward 60 kilometre run to Berlin.
The Świętokrzyskie (Holy Cross Mountains) Geopark now joins the UNESCO Global Geoparks Network of 161 Geoparks from 44 countries, all officially defined as “unified geographical areas [with] sites and landscapes of international geological significance.”
The route from the Warsaw Development Forum will encompass the whole city and connect squares, parks, gardens, allotment gardens, forests, reserves, forts, and selected cemeteries into coherent walking and cycling trails with unified spatial identification.
A National Remembrance Park was opened in the north-central Polish city of Torun on Saturday in honour of those who risked their lives to save Jews in Poland during the Second World War.
Architects say the main design goal is to make Łód’s Freedom Square “a friendly place for residents and tourists.”
A new park named after Poland’s most famous pianist and composer Frederic Chopin was opened in the Albania's capital on June 21, celebrated as World Music Day, Albania’s ATA agency has reported.
Entitled “Wieśland, or an urban fantasy under the thatched roof”, their design offers to bring the slower pace of country life to Poland’s buzzing capital.