A designers’ task force, is concerned chiefly with broadening the scope of debates about architecture, inspiring interdisciplinary undertakings connected with architecture and design, and creating artistic projects serving as critical assertions about Polish public space. Read more »about: Centrala
Maciej Siuda is an architect and designer born in 1983. As he describes himself, he is not only an architect, but also as humanist, as his work is not limited to creating new objects. Read more »about: Maciej Siuda
Print Control, the bilingual annual publication released by Culture.pl presents a current overview of printed design from Poland. Agnieszka Sural brings you her selection of the 15 most important projects created between 2014-2015 out of the hundreds featured in the magazine’s fourth edition.
Read more »about: Print Control 4: 15 Graphic Designs You Should Know
International Book Arsenal Festival, the biggest Ukrainian event dedicated to art and literature, will host Polska: Architecture, an exhibition presenting 20 newly-constructed or revitalised buildings through the lenses of top photographers. The festival takes place in Kyiv between 20th and 24th April 2016. Read more »about: Polish Architecture at Book Arsenal in Kyiv
Polish architect Aleksander Kawiński has designed a cosy, ready-to-assemble house that comes in a box. The affordable 25-square-metre dwelling does not require foundations and includes a living room that converts into a bedroom, as well as a bathroom. Read more »about: The Cheapest House on Earth
Monumental and full of charm, beautifully preserved and withered by time, full of history and legend. Here are 15 exceptional churches of Poland, dating from the Middle Ages through to contemporary times.
Read more »about: Poland's Most Beautiful Churches
Hugon Kowalski (born 1987) is an architect searching for innovative and sometimes unusual solutions. He goes beyond standardized forms and habitual lines of thought as evidenced by his repudiation of traditional structures and materials. Read more »about: Hugon Kowalski
Pedagogies of Space at the Index gallery in Stockholm is a two-day conference and a culmination of the gallery's six-month programme devoted to Oskar Hansen's pedagogy of Open Form. The programme was realised in collaboration with Aleksandra Kędziorek of Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, with the support of the Polish Institute in Stockholm. Read more »about: Oskar Hansen's Open Form Explored in Stockholm
Book of Henryków, the earliest document to include a sentence written in Polish, as well as a Mars rover Scorpio III can be viewed during the exhibition 7 Wonders of Wrocław and Lower Silesia. The exhibition housed in the Old Town Hall is a part of the European Capital of Culture Wrocław 2016’s programme.
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Villa Gallery, a house built in 1903 for a manufacturer from Łódź, is the second building from Poland listed on the prestigious Iconic Houses platform. The global list of outstanding architecturally-significant houses is created by the Amsterdam-based Iconic Houses Foundation. Read more »about: Łódź’s Villa Gallery on the Iconic Houses List
They are innovative, functional, intuitive and engaging. Their creators are young entrepreneurs who've successfully joined the world of culture together with new technologies. Here come the best Polish mobile apps competing not only in the Polish market. Read more »about: Culture in Poland on Your Mobile Phone
Kilos of books, gigabytes of scans, terabytes of animations and never-ending periods spent in archives and in front of a computer. All of it to create an outstanding series of animations that guides audiences through the corridors, interiors and stormy history of the Great Theatre in Warsaw. Read more »about: A Virtual Tour of the Biggest Theatre in Europe
In the year World War I broke out, he passed his maturity exam. Two years later he was already a student of the newly created Architecture Department at the Warsaw Polytechnic. He prepared his diploma in 1923 with professor Rudolf Świerczyński. Read more »about: Lucjan Korngold
The architectural attempts of the dreaded communist regime, once brick-and-mortar symbols of injustice, now tend to be looked upon as vintage classics more and more often. Here's Culture.pl's list of 9 once-awkward communist behemoths that today are considered iconic. Read more »about: 9 Architectural Icons of Communist Poland
A violin's soundbox and the keys of a grand piano were the musical inspirations behind the National Forum of Music's design. It is a modern musical centre with concert halls in Wrocław, and officially opened in September 2015.Read more »about: The National Forum of Music in Wrocław
There were hundreds of them before the war. Fable-like houses with wooden verandas and openwork balustrades are slowly disappearing from the map of Otwock. Here are the most beautiful "Świdermajer" villas of the summer destination in the outskirts of Warsaw.
Read more »about: A Guide to the Wooden Villas of Otwock
Here are 20 castles worth conquering this summer. From the hundreds that have been preserved over the centuries, we have picked out the most beautiful, the most extraordinary, and those which have inscribed themselves most strongly in Polish culture and history. Read more »about: Poland's Most Beautiful Castles [STORYMAP]
Architect, urban planner and politician. He is one of the pioneers of sustainable development in urban planning and urban policy. He was born on the 17th of December in 1937 in Curitiba, to a family of Polish immigrants. Read more »about: Jaime Lerner
Lodz will be the first Polish city to take part in the Beit Project – a socio-educational program of the European Union that helps transform public space into the place of dialog and education. Read more »about: Łódź in the Beit Project
For Zvi Hecker architecture does not begin and end with the construction of a piece. An exhibition devoted to his work presents his creative process, while showing a collection of his exceptional projects and buildings at the Museum of Architecture in Wrocław. Read more »about: Zvi Hecker’s Work in Wrocław
10 historic theatres in 4 countries – creators of the Baltic Trail encourage tourists and theatre lovers to travel across an alternative route of special architectural sites which unites Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
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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. Read more »about: The Most Beautiful Building in Europe is in Szczecin!
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. Read more »about: Polish Architects Awarded for Himalayan Huts