Architecture and urban planning

Architecture and urban planning

Częstochowa station redesigned

schedule 15 January 2020
Eurobuild CEE

POLAND The competition to find a concept design for the Częstochowa Główna station has been won by a project by Top Projekt Marek Wawrzyniak (Rybnik), NStudio (Paris) and Studio Antonini (Paris).

Architecture and urban planning

Warsaw now for everyone

schedule 06 December 2019
Tomasz Cudowski

POLAND The European commission has awarded Warsaw the main prize of EUR 150,000 in the Access City Award 2020 competition for improving access for the disabled.

Six left in running to build government estate

schedule 18 November 2019
Eurobuild CEE

POLAND Six architectural studios have been shortlisted out of 93 in a competition to design a residential estate on ul. Ratuszowa in Warsaw as part of the government’s Apartment Plus social housing programme.

Architecture and urban planning

Modernistic modernisation for Gdynia theatre

schedule 07 November 2019
Opr./edited by AZ

POLAND Architectural studio WXCA has prepared the design documentation for the redevelopment of the Witold Gombrowicz Theatre in Gdynia.

Architecture and urban planning

Three awards for Polish studio

schedule 04 November 2019
Opr./edited by AZ

POLAND/BELARUS Warsaw-based architectural studio WXCA has won three awards at the Minsk International Biennale of Young Architects – Leonardo 2019.

Architecture and urban planning

Blasting off from within Moscow

schedule 29 October 2019
Eurobuild CEE

RUSSIA Construction of the National Space Centre has started in Moscow.

Architecture and urban planning

Chapman Taylor unveils Solidarity Airport design

schedule 08 October 2019
Alex Hayes

POLAND Chapman Taylor has unveiled its proposed design for the new Central Communication Port (CPK) between Warsaw and Łódź in Poland.

Architecture and urban planning

Top Tower to top them all

schedule 26 September 2019
Nathan North
deputy editor

CZECH REPUBLIC Trigema is preparing for the construction of the tallest building in the Czech Republic – the 135m Top Tower in Prague’s Nové Butovice district.

Architecture and urban planning

WXCA to design for Vantage

schedule 09 September 2019
Eurobuild CEE

POLAND WXCA has won the architectural competition to design an office building that will be developed in the Port Popowice complex in Wrocław that is to be developed by Vantage Development.

Architecture and urban planning

Chapman Taylor designs media centre

schedule 16 August 2019
Eurobuild CEE

RUSSIA Chapman Taylor has produced two concept designs for a state-of-the-art media centre in St Petersburg.

Architecture and urban planning

Buildings planned for Warsaw University

schedule 13 August 2019
Opr./edited by AKL

POLAND The Association of Polish Architects [SARP] has announced an architectural competition to find a design concept for teaching facilities for the University of Warsaw.

Competition for Białołęka park concept

schedule 08 August 2019
Opr./edited by AKL

POLAND An architectural competition has been launched for the redevelopment of the Park Botewa area of Warsaw's Białołęka district.

Architecture and urban planning

WXCA to design Wielkopolska Uprising Museum

schedule 07 August 2019
Agnieszka Zielińska

POLAND Warsaw studio WXCA has come first in the competition to design the concept of the new Museum of the Wielkopolska Uprising, dedicated to the events surrounding the Greater Poland Uprising of 1918/19.

Architecture and urban planning

Central Station enters monumental era

schedule 06 August 2019
Opr./edited by AZ

POLAND Warszawa Centralna [Warsaw Central] station has been listed as a registered monument and thus is now covered by a protection order. The decision should preserve the structure of the modernist station and its spatial layout in its existing form.

Architecture and urban planning

Polish finalists at World Architecture Festival

schedule 24 July 2019

WORLD The World Architecture Festival (WAF), one of the most important architectural events globally, is to take place this year on December 4th–6th in Amsterdam – and this time a number of Polish projects have been shortlisted for awards.

Architecture and urban planning

Design for EC building chosen

schedule 16 July 2019
Tomasz Szpyt-Grzegórski

EUROPE The European Commission has launched a competition to find a design for its new headquarters at the Rue de la Loi in Brussels.

Architecture and urban planning

Abrahama street for everyone

schedule 04 July 2019
Eurobuild CEE

POLAND The first woonerf in Gdynia has been officially opened on ul. Abrahama. The project was initiated by residents themselves, and the execution of the project was possible due to the number of votes cast in the civil budget (almost 1,500).

How to reduce urban sprawl

schedule 27 May 2019
Anna Pakulniewicz

POLAND Urban space in the twentieth century belonged to cars. In the 21st century it has been reclaimed by people – this is how current urban trends can be summarised. Inward development, the narrowing of streets to expand space for pedestrians, the building of a dense network of cycle lanes and strengthening the role of public transport are some of the measures taken in modern cities to improve the lives of residents, according to report by Colliers International.

Architecture and urban planning

Polonia stadium design chosen

schedule 22 May 2019
Opr./edited by AZ

POLAND JSK has won the concept design competition for a sports centre with a stadium at ul. Konwiktorska 6 in Warsaw for the Polonia Warszawa football club.

Architecture and urban planning

Design chosen for Poznań theatre

schedule 15 May 2019
Opr./edited by TC

POLAND Atelier Loegler Architects has won the competition to design the Musical Theatre in Poznań.