Articles on Poland

Sprzeczna 4 by BBGK Architects. Photos Juliusz Sokolows & Marcin Czechowicz

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.

OVO by Gottesman-Szmelcman Architecture. Photos Kamil Czaja

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.

Out Now: Mark #70
Out Now: Mark #70
The aesthetic of the building is not ‘showy’ in form or material appearance. Photo David Franck

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.

Nizio Design's International's sharply designed museum remembers thanks

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

The Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry by Y. Platonov in Moscow, Russia.

Fifth Façade re-evaluates Soviet international style architecture with a drone

MOSCOW – 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.

The façade's wave-like form is the collaborative vision of Polish architects Piotr Michalewicz and Mateusz Tanski.

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.

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 …

The installation takes a showroom space in the middle of a Polish furniture market.

NArchitekTURA pioneers a consumer laboratory with the apartment of the future

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

Frame awards
Frame awards
The ecological identity of the project is embodied in a vertical garden that occupies three of the building’s elevations.

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.

The position of the trees on the client’s wooded building plot determined the layout of the house.

Podkowa House by Centrala

PODKOWA – Centrala, best known for its ultra narrow Keret House, completes a sprawling residence outside Warsaw.

The façade of the new building is clad with more than 2000 ceramic panels.

Regional Blood Centre by FAAB Architektura

RACIBÓRZ – The new blood centre in a southern Polish town uses a vivid colour to communicate its function.

The panelled façade of the house offers a small hint of the owner’s collection of antique furniture.

Perforated House by Piotr Kluj and Pawel Litwinowicz

POZNAN – Architects renovate a typical 1970s semi-detached dwelling, showing a possible future for thousands of homes across Poland.