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Poland Design for ul. Chmielna chosen

Architecture and urban planning
RS Architektura Krajobrazu has been announced the winner in the architectural competition to remodel ul. Chmielna in Warsaw.

Along ul. Chmielna on both sides of ul. Nowy Świat trees are to appear. The square next to the Kino Atlantic cinema is also to change as well as the square next to the medical centre, which is occupied by open-air bookstalls. The booksellers will have more permanent structures and the square will become a terraced garden area with seating and good lighting. Additionally, ul. Bracka is to change. The 1990s cobbles are to disappear to be replaced by granite paving slabs. The jury was chaired by Wojciech Wagner from the Office of Architecture and Spatial Planning. The first prize was PLN 45,000 with an invitation to start negotiations with the city of Warsaw. The second prize of PLN 20,000 went to ARE Stiasny/Wacławek, the third prize of PLN 10,000 was awarded to Diana Polkowska Pracownia Projektowa and PLN 5,000 was awarded as a distinction for the design by Anna Sokołowska, Małgorzata Marczewska, Elżbieta Janiszewska and Bartłomiej Idzikowski

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