This is undoubtedly the biggest success of Polish architecture in recent history. Opened in Autumn 2014 , the Mieczysław Karłowicz Philharmonic Hall in Szczecin received the Mies van der Rohe Award, the most important award in Europe and one of the most prestigious in the world. The award was announced on May 8, 2015, at the Mies van der Rohe pavilion in Barcelona.
The results of an international contest to design a Himalayan home has just been announced, with Polish teams receiving the second and third prizes. The aim of the contest was to create a building concept which would provide shelter in very difficult environmental conditions.
The pre-war Baltic sea, the legendary ocean liner Batory and millions of emigrant stories in one place. The historic building of the Marine Station in Gdynia prepares the formal opening of the Emigration Museum. This modern and Poland’s only cultural institution of this sort flourishes in the heart of the historical harbour.
A black rectangular building, divided in two by a green passage stands next to the famous Spodek (‘Saucer’) in Katowice. This is the International Conference Centre (ICC) designed by JEMS Architects, which provides a modern space for culture along with the New Silesian Museum and the seat of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.Read more »
The European Heritage Labels, that highlight heritage sites that celebrate and symbolise European integration, ideals, and history, went to The Constitution of 3 May, Gdańsk Shipyard and monuments from the times of the Union of Lublin.