Articles tagged Poland

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The new must-visit interior design fair is in Warsaw

Warsaw – The third edition of Warsaw Home promises to be a who’s who of Polish design, from established names and craft legends to up-and-coming talents.

Sprzeczna 4 by BBGK Architects. Photos Juliusz Sokolows & Marcin Czechowicz
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BBGK highlights Polish prefabrication in brick-red concrete

WARSAW – Proclaiming itself as the embodiment of all things prefabricated, Sprzeczna 4 stands out in the heart of the Praga neighbourhood in Warsaw.

Dutch Design Week
Dutch Design Week
OVO by Gottesman-Szmelcman Architecture. Photos Kamil Czaja
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Gottesman-Szmelcman’s OVO owes its bulging curves to 3D CAD programming

WROCLAW – The OVO is a bold, contemporary building with an amorphic form that bloats and regresses to suit the special requirements of the multi-functional accommodation schedule.

The aesthetic of the building is not ‘showy’ in form or material appearance. Photo David Franck
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Barkow Leibinger designs a building as an abstracted billboard for Trumpf Group

WARSAW – A utilitarian box form is employed for an office building, with a playful twist.

The Ulma Family Museum glows in poignant russet steel.
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Sharply designed museum commemorates Poles helping Jews during the Holocaust

MARKOWA – The recently opened Ulma Family Museum by Nizio Design International pays tribute to Poles saving Jewish people. The terminology of remembrance has rarely been displayed clearer.

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UGO Architecture steeps Odette Tea Room interior with banana tree leaves

WARSAW – Standing in stark contrast to a sleek stone plaza, Odette Tea Room offers herbal tea lovers a leafy retreat within the Polish capital's skyscraper district.

Zrodlo is a watering hole that revels in its stripped-back nature, the ideal backdrop for bespoke furniture and lighting pieces.
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Interior metallic framework makes-up the fabric of this delectable drinking hole in Poland

A late-night whisky den in Poznan, Poland is attracting attention due to its seductive transformation by Adam Wiercinski.

The Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry by Y. Platonov in Moscow, Russia.
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Fifth Façade re-evaluates Soviet international style architecture with a drone

Photographers Denis Esakov and Dmitry Vasilenko set to the skies above the former Soviet Union with the use of a drone to capture previously unseen views of soviet international style architecture.

Dutch Design Week
Dutch Design Week
The façade's wave-like form is the collaborative vision of Polish architects Piotr Michalewicz and Mateusz Tanski.
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Baltic Palace hotel embodies its beach town context with a sloping glass façade

POBIEROWO – A hotel inspired by a harmonious wave brings a contemporary edge to a small coastal resort town in north western Poland.

A timber-built, horizontal and openwork canopy over the pathway symbolises the ‘gateway’ of the recreational park.
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Nizio Design International educates with nature and architecture

JANÓW LUBELSKI – Already the home to several tourist attractions, the town of Janów Lubelski recently inaugurated its newest addition: an interactive scientific and recreational centre.

NArchitekTURA’s ‘Apartment of the Future’ will serve as a fully integrated product laboratory for the furniture industry.
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Apartment of the Future by NArchitekTURA

DOBRODZIEŃ – An installation in a Polish furniture market blurs the distinction between residential, commercial, and conceptual.

The ecological identity of the project is embodied in a vertical garden that occupies three of the building’s elevations.
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Foundation for Polish Science Headquarters by FAAB

WARSAW – FAAB Architektura has completed renovations to a low-rise, multi-family house in Warsaw that will now serve as the headquarters for the Foundation for Polish Science.