Concrete and Cedar Lath Villa / Biuro Architektoniczne Barycz & Saramowicz

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Architects: Biuro Architektoniczne Barycz & Saramowicz
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Rafal Barycz, Pawel Saramowicz
Area: 405 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Biuro Architektoniczne Barycz & Saramowicz

Apartment/Conference Kredytowa / Maciej Kurkowski + Maciej Sutula

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Architects: Maciej Kurkowski, Maciej Sutula
Location: Warsaw,
Area: 216.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Paulina Sasinowska, Maciej Kurkowski and Maciej Sutuła

Jet Office / Pracownia Architektoniczna Insomia

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Architects: Pracownia Architektoniczna Insomia
Location: ,
Design Team: Szymon Januszewski, Agnieszka Liguz, Julek Dudniczek, Marta Gasiorek, Marcin Calka
Area: 2450.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Anna Gregorczyk

Cultural Center in Katowice / Rafal Mazur

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Architects: Rafal Mazur
Location: Krzyżowa 1, 40-111 , Poland
Design Team: , Antonina Zygmunt, Piotr Glowacki, Krzysztof Mazanek, Marta Sacha
Area: 1275.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Joanna Nowicka

Black Cube House / KameleonLab

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Architects: KameleonLab
Location: Wroclaw,
Architect In Charge: Kuba Wozniczka, Rafal Specylak
Collaborator: Marek Wozniczka
Area: 235.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Tomasz Zakrzewski

KWK Promes Designs Hotel in Pieniny Mountains


Construction has begun on KWK Promes’ lakeside hotel in . Inspired by traditional mountain homes that found refuge from flooding on a neighboring hilltop, the building’s low profile burrows into the ground at its entrance while opening up to the Czorsztyn waters as topography descends. Similar to the regions typical layout, two massive gable roofs, which appear as two separate structures, are designed to house the elevated sleeping quarters.

Serwus / MFRMGR

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Architects: MFRMGR
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Moko Architects, Marta Frejda, Michał Gratkowski
Collaborator: Pamela Krzyszczak
Area: 18 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Jakub Certowicz

Business Garden Warszawa Hotel / Studio Fuksas

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Architects: Studio Fuksas
Location: Żwirki i Wigury, , Poland
General Project: JSK Architekci
Area: 14926.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Piotr Krajewski

Competition Entry: Ruch Chorzów Football Stadium / Andrea Maffei Architects

View towards entrance. Image Courtesy of Andrea Maffei Architects

Andrea Maffei Architect‘s competition entry for a new stadium for Ruch Chorzów, one of Poland‘s largest football clubs, offers a capacity for 12,000 and provision for up to 16,000 seats. The design encourages the stadium and its surroundings to act as a new civic point of reference for Chorzów as part of a wider complex of shops and restaurants. The architects’ understanding of the movement of people on match days is complimented by the facilities that the new stadium will offer to visitors seven days a week, the design for which will provide Ruch Chorzów with a state-of-the-art pitch and associated amenities.

GowinSiuta Studio Wins 2013 “Changing the Face” Competition in Warsaw

Birds Eye View. Image Courtesy of GowinSiuta

Poland-based GowinSiuta Studio has won “Changing the Face 2013 Rotunda Warsaw,” an annual design competition (now in its 13th year) to revamp the “sawtooth-topped Rotunda, a favorite landmark and meeting spot in central Warsaw.” Alongside being awarded the $15,500 prize money, the practice also plans to see their proposal realized by 2015. The studio’s proposal, entitled Modern Urban Oasis / Warsaw City Lounge, transforms the Rotunda into an integral part of a public square. 

Seaside House / Ultra Architects

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Architects: Ultra Architects
Architect In Charge: Marcin Kościuch, Tomasz Osięgłowski
Collaborators: Łukasz Piszczałka, Marta Perlik-Napierała
Area: 470 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Jeremi Buczkowski

Tobaco Hotel / EC-5

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Architects: EC-5
Location: Lodz,
Architecture Project Team: Luiza Jodłowska, Martyna Nowak, Hanna Pietras, Piotr Płóciennik, Dorota Szafrańska
Year: 2013
Photographs: Michał Mazurowicz

GMT Mysłowice Win Competition to Design Poland’s Stadion Ruch Chorzów

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The design for a new stadium for Ruch Chorzów, one of Poland‘s largest clubs, has been unveiled. The winning proposal, designed by GMT Mysłowice, will have a capacity for 12,000 seats and, although described as not being “the most impressive [design] overall,” has been selected for its simple, clean form and “value for money.” With ruch meaning ‘movement’ or ‘motion’ in Polish, the concept for the design has hinged around “giving passers-by a different perspective from every possible angle as they move along the stadium.”

Mecanoo Wins Competition to Design Subterranean Museum in Warsaw

Entrance 2. Image Courtesy of Mecanoo

A team consisting of Mecanoo, , Delva Landscape Architects and Jojko Nawrocki Architekci has won a competition to design the Royal Lazienki Museum in Poland’s capital. The 1,800 square meter museum will be buried beneath a triangular, 2.5 hectare “Garden of the 21st Century” in Lazienki Park, one of ’s most popular cultural destinations.  Michael van Gessel and Delva Landscape Architects will focus on the garden, while Mecanoo leads the museum’s design.

PGE GiEk Concern Headquarters / FAAB Architektura Adam Białobrzeski | Adam Figurski

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Architects: FAAB Architektura Adam Białobrzeski | Adam Figurski
Location: Voivodeship, Poland
Architect In Charge: Adam Białobrzeski, Adam Figurski, Maria Messina
Collaborators: Paulina Filas
Construction: KBiI
Landscape Architect: Ogrody Dankiewicz
Area: 8300.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Bartłomiej Senkowski

Pomeranian / AEC Krymow & Partners

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Architects: AEC Krymow & Partners
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Georg Krymow
Area: 13,055 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of AEC Krymow & Partners

Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews / Lahdelma & Mahlamäki + Kuryłowicz & Associates

© Pawel Paniczko

Architects: Lahdelma & Mahlamäki, Kuryłowicz & Associates
Location: Wypożyczalnia dla Dorosłych i Młodzieży nr 53, Mordechaja Anielewicza 2, 00-157 ,
Architect In Charge: Riitta Id, Maritta Kukkonen
Collaborators: Jukka Savolainen, Mirja Sillanpää, Miguel Freitas Silva
Markus Wikar
Architectural Collaborators In Poland: Kuryłowicz & Associates, Stefan Kuryłowicz, 
Ewa Kuryłowicz, Paweł Grodzicki, Marcin Ferenc, Tomasz Kopeć, Michal Gratkowski
Area: 18300.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Pawel Paniczko,

Autofamily House / KWK Promes

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Architects: KWK Promes
Author: Robert Konieczny
Collaboration: Katarzyna Furgalińska, Magdalena Adamczak, Łukasz Marciniak
Structural Engineering: Kornel Szyndler
Area: 990.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Olo Studio, Juliusz Sokołowski