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HS99 – Katowice CINiBA – 2012

HS99 – Katowice CINiBA – 2012

HS99: http://hs99.pl/ #PATCHWORK #SANDSTONE #MONOLITH Katowice – CINiBA The Scientific Information Centre and Academic Library The lack of discernible scale produces a monolith when seen from afar that is gradually familiarized. Details such as the decreasing proportions of the façade tiling, the irregular cut of the sandstone slabs, as well as the windows carefully nested [...]

marzo 25, 2016 Salvatore Spataro In practice 0

Jems Architekci – International Congress Centre Katowice – 2015

Jems Architekci – International Congress Centre Katowice – 2015

#PUBLIC #GREEN #IRREGULAR Jems Architekci: http://jems.pl/ The Katowice International Conference Centre project situated nearby the Spodek arena erected in 1962 posed a challenge in both urban planning and architectural terms. The general philosophy behind the design was to create a facility with a value created not only by providing functional solutions of a utilitarian nature, but [...]

gennaio 29, 2016 Salvatore Spataro In practice 0

Konior Studio – NOSPR/The Seat of the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra – 2014

Konior Studio – NOSPR/The Seat of the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra – 2014

# CULTURE #MUSIC #BRICK Konior Studio: www.koniorstudio.pl NOSPR together with 4 hectares of gardens was built on site of former coal mine becoming a part of Axis of Culture – symbol of dynamically changing city. The building binds modernity and tradition together. Its outer brick body bases on Silesian building tradition. Form and function of [...]

gennaio 15, 2016 Salvatore Spataro In practice 0

Ingarden & Ewý Architects – Małopolska Garden of Arts

Ingarden & Ewý Architects – Małopolska Garden of Arts

#GEOMETRY #CULTURE #INTERACTION Ingarden & Ewý Architects: www.iea.com.pl It blended historical context with contemporary expressive architecture, introducing a new spatial order to the XIX townhouses and their backyards between Rajska and Szujskiego streets in Krakow. The west wing holds a modern art and media library, with multimedia books and music, while the section standing on [...]

dicembre 11, 2015 Salvatore Spataro In practice 0

Aatrial house – KWK promes

Aatrial house  – KWK promes

KWK promes: www.kwkpromes.pl RESIDENTIAL, MONOLITH, ATRIAL BUILDING  Idea One hectare site near the forest, where the building is designed has only one weak point: south-western access. An obvious conflict develops between the driveway and the garden. The idea arose to lower the driveway in order to separate it from the garden. This prompted another idea [...]

gennaio 10, 2014 Salvatore Spataro Europe 0