Oskar Zieta inflates steel to create Daliowa island pavilion in Poland

Polish designer Oskar Zieta has created a public sculpture in Wrocław using an inflated steel technique he plans to use for larger works of architecture. The Nawa pavilion is installed on Daliowa, one of many small islands in the Oder River where it runs through Wrocław. The reflective, undulating structure — composed of 35 metal

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University of Silesia’s Department of Radio and Television is wrapped in “net curtain” of hollow blocks

Hollow clay bricks form the gridded facade of this faculty building at a university in the Polish city of Katowice, providing privacy and shade to the interiors while still allowing light to enter. The Department of Radio and Television building was designed for the University of Silesia by Warsaw studio Grupa 5 Architekci, Barcelona firm BAAS Arquitectura,

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Asymmetric house clad in blackened pine stands in a Polish forest

Architect Grzegorz Layer has used lengths of blackened wood to clad the asymmetric gables of this house, which is located near the pine-forested shores of Lake Gowidliński in northern Poland. With most of the site covered by trees, the Polish architect decided to cover the building’s compact frame in blackened boards, a traditional regional building material that complements the

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HOLA Design builds gabled lakeside cottage in Poland

HOLA Design has completed a gabled lakeside cottage in southern Poland, which incorporates large windows that look out towards two nearby castles. Architects and owners of Polish studio HOLA Design, Monika and Adam Bronikowscy designed Mountain Cottage as a retreat on the shores of the artificial Lake Czorsztyn. Located on a hillside overlooking the lake, mountains and two medieval

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Oak-lined windows contrast pale brick facades at MFRMGR’s house in Warsaw

Recessed windows lined in oak interrupt the homogenous brick facades of this house in Warsaw, which local architecture studio MFRMGR designed to make the most of an awkward site.  House for L occupies a compact plot in the Polish capital, but was required to accommodate a large family. MFRMGR responded by pushing the building as

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Tilted red tower marks entrance to Polish war museum by Kwadrat

An angled tower wrapped in red concrete panels and glazing contains the entrance to this second world war museum, which is mostly housed beneath the surface of a public plaza in the Polish city of Gdansk. A jury headed by Daniel Libeskind awarded Studio Architektoniczne Kwadrat the project for the Museum of the Second World War

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Studio De Materia submerges private rooms of House JRv2 into sloping terrain

A timber-clad garage rests on top of partly submerged living spaces at this house in Poznań, Poland, which opens up towards the landscape on its lower level. House JRv2 is situated on the edge of the Żurawiniec parkland to the north of the city, on a site that slopes gradually down towards a boggy area.

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MVRDV completes a tower block that resembles a giant staircase

MVRDV has built a tower block in Poznań, Poland, that looks like a huge staircase from one angle, while from another it looks like it’s about to topple over. The 16-storey Bałtyk tower is the first building in Poland by Rotterdam-based MVRDV, and was completed in partnership with local firm Natkaniec Olechnicki Architekci. The tower features a dramatically staggered

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BBGK Architekci uses stained concrete walls to create Katyn Museum inside Warsaw barbican

Red concrete walls frame a chasm leading to a memorial inside Warsaw’s barbican, which commemorates the thousands of Polish citizens murdered by the Soviet secret police during the second world war. Designed by local studio BBGK Architekci, the Katyn Museum– one of five projects in the running for this year’s Mies van der Rohe Award – is split across three 19th-century buildings of

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Robert Konieczny uses drawbridge to create ark-like house on a steep Polish hillside

A drawbridge provides access to this angular house perched on a hillside in southern Poland, which architect Robert Konieczny designed to close up completely when not in use. The architect behind the 2016 World Building of the Year – a museum that emerges from a public square in the city of Szczecin – designed the Konieczny’s

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FAAB proposes “smog-eating” music school for Kraków

Polish studio FAAB has developed a concept for a music school in Kraków featuring angular volumes covered with a mossy roof designed to absorb large amounts of airborne pollutants. The designs developed as part of a competition entry by Warsaw architects FAAB depict the Kraków Music Academy as a group of three faceted structures occupying the site

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Construction begins on Poland’s tallest tower by Foster + Partners

Work has started on a 310-metre-high Warsaw skyscraper by Foster + Partners, expected to become the tallest building in Poland. The Varso Tower, or Warsaw Tower, is now under construction on a brownfield site next to the Warszawa Centralna railway station, with completion slated for 2020. Featuring three staggered volumes, the building will be 310 metres at the its

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Dezeen’s latest Pinterest board features houses and apartments in Poland

Two pared-back Polish interiors were popular on Dezeen this week, so we’ve created a Pinterest board dedicated to Poland’s best residential projects – from a micro flat measuring just 13 square metres to a suite of holiday apartments inside a 19th century brewery. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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A Modern House In The Polish Village

Based in a small Polish village Krotoszowice, the house built by RS+ Architecture separates from the surrounding mundane buildings while opening to the most exciting views of the village’s natural landscape.
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A Suspended Hillside Home In Southern Poland

Katowice-based architecture firm KWK Promes designed ‘Konieczny’s Ark‘ a concrete home perched on the steep slopes of Brenna, South Poland.
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Polish Pavilion curators campaign for better working conditions on building sites

Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: unsettling scenes of building sites are screened amidst a full-scale scaffolding structure inside Poland’s Biennale pavilion, which focuses on the plight of the construction worker (+ slideshow). With Poland seen by many countries as a source of cheap construction labour, curator Dominika Janicka colleagues Martyna Janicka and Michał Gdak sought to highlight the difficult and often dangerous conditions experienced More

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Nizio Design commemorates the Holocaust with angular weathering-steel museum

This wedge-shaped, pre-rusted steel museum by Nizio Design is dedicated to the role that Polish citizens played in protecting the lives of Jews during the second world war (+ slideshow). The Ulma Family Museum of Poles Saving Jewish People is located in Markowa, a village in southeast Poland, and is intended to commemorate the lives of both Poles and More

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Mariusz Wrzeszcz completes house in Poland with cedar walls inside and out

Architects office Mariusz Wrzeszcz has completed a single-storey house in Poland featuring cedar-clad walls, and a glazed living room that opens out to a spacious terrace (+ slideshow). The Polish firm designed the house for a single client, in a quiet, residential area. Called Cedar House, it is clad almost entirely in cedar boards. The street-facing facade is mostly closed off with More

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A Concert Hall Built From Crushed Brick

Tenerife-based architecture firm Fernando Menis designed a concert hall in Toruń, Poland built from crushed red brickwork and concrete.
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Crystalline gold protrusion creates contemplation space for Warsaw art studio

A faceted golden nodule protrudes from one side of this art studio in Warsaw, providing a secluded meditation space for Polish sculptor Pawel Althamer (+ slideshow).  Althamer – who is known for his conceptual sculptures, performances, installations and video work – had outgrown the studio he shares with his father and brother. So he asked Basel architect Piotr More

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Kraków Oxygen Home designed to offer sanctuary for lung cancer sufferers

A pair of Iranian architects have won a competition to design a support centre for lung cancer sufferers in the Polish city of Kraków, where air pollution is at dangerously high levels. Tehran-based Nima Nian and Behdad Heydari envision a translucent glass sanctuary being built in the city’s Bror Hansson park, offering healthcare and social spaces for cancer patients, More

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An Angular House With A Protruding Wall By MOOMOO Architects

Polish studio MOOMOO Architects created a proposal for an angular house with a unique facade that features a protruding wall on one side of the building.
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Fernando Menis combines crushed brickwork and concrete for cavernous concert hall in Poland

Tenerife architect Fernando Menis claims to have developed a new construction technique, demonstrated by this concert hall in Poland featuring faceted surfaces of crushed brick and concrete (+ slideshow). Fernando Menis mixed concrete and broken red brick – a technique he calls picado – to create the cave-like interior of the CKK Jordanki concert hall, which is intended to More

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Flanagan Lawrence to update Polish summer theatre with new inflatable roof

London studio Flanagan Lawrence has won a competition to refurbish an outdoor theatre in Szczecin, Poland, with plans to add an arched roof made from inflatable panels (+ slideshow). Flanagan Lawrence has designed a tensile structure with two angled and arched openings to envelop the stage and amphitheatre of the Summer Theatre in the city’s Kasprowicz Park. This structure will replace the structure’s More

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Second world war memorial mausoleum nears completion at Polish massacre site

Polish architect and sculptor Mirosław Nizio has unveiled the first photographs of a mausoleum he is building to commemorate the victims of Polish village massacres during the second world war (+ slideshow). Set to open in 2016, the Mausoleum of the Martyrdom of Polish Villages will pay tribute to thousands of citizens who were murdered during the […]

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Expanding micro homes could move around on a network of railway tracks

Polish architecture students Tomasz Zablotny and Paweł Maszota have unveiled a concept for a community of mobile micro homes that move around an old shipyard on railway tracks. Zablotny and Maszota, both studying at the Gdańsk University of Technology, propose transforming a post-industrial area in the heart of the city on the Baltic coast into a commune for […]

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Paleontology centre inside a quarry exhibits the bones of a prehistoric reptile

This concrete pavilion built in the centre of a Polish quarry is a paleontological research centre that protects the remains of a small prehistoric reptile discovered in the 1980s (+ slideshow). Polish studios OVO Grabczewscy Architekci and Goczolowie Architekci were commissioned by the Dinopark Association to build the Paleontological Pavilion on a dig site in Krasiejów, a small village in Opolski […]

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Mirrors emphasise the cantilever of Robert Konieczny’s Living-Garden House

The cantilevered upper storey of this house in Katowice, Poland, looks even more dramatic than it really is – because the podium that supports it is camouflaged behind a wall of mirrors (+ slideshow). Architect Robert Konieczny – whose past designs include a fortress-like home featuring thick shutters and a drawbridge – designed the home for a young family residing […]

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Szczecin Philharmonic Hall in Poland captured in new photographs by Hufton + Crow

These new shots by Hufton + Crow provide an in-depth look at the pointy profile and expansive interiors of the Polish concert hall that was recently shortlisted for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2015 and this year’s Designs of the Year (+ slideshow). The Szczecin Philharmonic Hall by Spanish studio Barozzi Veiga was one of 40 projects named […]
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Zalewski Architecture imagines spiral walkway strung between high-rise buildings

Bored with the dismal view from the office window, Polish studio Zalewski Architecture envisioned a grassy suspended walkway that would allow them to take a stroll without leaving the building. Zalewski Architecture designed the fantasy project, named Walk On, for its third-floor studio in Gliwice, southern Poland. The architects came up with the concept on a hot summer’s day when […]
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Copper panels give a flame-like appearance to Museum of Fire in Poland

Each facet that makes up the facade of this community building in Poland by OVO Grabczewscy Architekci is covered in a sheet of shiny ridged copper to create the impression of flames (+ slideshow). Katowice-based studio OVO Grabczewscy Architekci designed the Museum of Fire after being asked to create a cultural pavilion for the city of Żory in southern Poland, […]
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Translucent glass concert hall designed by Barozzi Veiga with a jagged roofline

This concert hall in Poland by Spanish studio Barozzi Veiga features ribbed glass cladding and a spiky roof, giving it the appearance of an icy crown (+ slideshow). Barcelona-based Barozzi Veiga won a competition to design the Szczecin Philharmonic Hall for the coastal city of Szczecin, in north-west Poland, where it sits on the site of another auditorium […]
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Domo Dom house by Tadeusz Lemanski arches up to face the sky

The front of this house in Kraków, Poland, is curved dramatically up towards the sky so that Polish architect Tadeusz Lemański could squeeze a garage underneath (+ slideshow). Tadeusz Lemański designed the building – known as Domo Dom – for a single resident who was keen to have a garage in his home, despite local […]

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Offshore torpedo base in Poland to be transformed by MFRMGR into a water sports hub

Warsaw office MFRMGR has revealed designs to revitalise a former Polish observation tower in the Baltic Sea to create a base for water sports enthusiasts and researchers, accessible only by boat. The lookout station formerly operated as a watch tower for a German research facility responsible for the development of torpedoes during the Second World […]

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House in the Landscape by Kropka Studio features walls built from rock-filled cages

The walls of this house in Poland by Kropka Studio are covered in gabion baskets filled with the same local limestone used to build nearby castles and churches (+ slideshow). Kraków-based Kropka Studio designed the property for a family of four, who asked for enough space to host large gatherings at a plot near the city of Zawiercie, […]

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