Archinect - News 2017-06-23T03:07:24-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/150002387/frank-gehry-to-design-new-krakow-academy-of-music-complex Frank Gehry to design new Krakow Academy of Music complex Justine Testado 2017-04-11T12:51:00-04:00 >2017-04-11T12:51:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4mykzbea9lzny6ki.jpg" width="650" height="384" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Krakow Academy of Music recently announced <a href="http://archinect.com/gehry" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gehry Partners</a> as the winner of a competition to design the school's new complex of educational facilities and main concert hall, which will be built on a former military site in the southern part of Krakow's Grzego&#769;rzki district.</p><p>When the Krakow Academy of Music, a Polish higher-ed institution, launched the two-stage competition last year, they sought a &ldquo;lively&rdquo; design that presented the most fitting architectural, functional, and acoustic solutions.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sp/spu3iqmmighk1feu.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zw/zw0zu0lvatxmtjtx.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4mykzbea9lzny6ki.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xp/xpbo7hbiewv4h5in.jpg"><br><em>Images via afasiaarchzine.com.</em></p><p>The initial renderings depict a campus of silver cubic buildings with slightly skewed edges, and it looks pretty typical of the Gehry brand to anyone already familiar with his work. In explaining their decision, the jury noted how the winning proposal has &ldquo;good integration&rdquo; with the site and realizes its full potential, allowing room for future developments. &ldquo;The composition of the designed buildings of the Academy is created with a complex of pavilions respectf...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87081294/csa-s-ribbon-of-memory-memorial-in-krakow-poland-being-built-to-honor-polish-wwii-resistance CSA’s “Ribbon of Memory” memorial in Krakow, Poland being built to honor Polish WWII resistance Justine Testado 2013-11-21T18:27:00-05:00 >2013-11-21T18:35:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qx/qxf8vauzey81cbyf.jpg" width="650" height="403" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"Ribbon of Memory" by Vienna-based team CSA is currently being built into a memorial dedicated to Polish World War II resistance fighters in Krakow, Poland. CSA's proposal was the winning entry for the international competition held in June 2013 by the World Association of Polish AK veterans. The memorial celebrated its groundbreaking on Sept. 27, and completion is expected in 2014.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u9/u9h1kr3wu5ohqi0v.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5t/5tb9xicvzw43igwc.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/on/on2rkm2lz8wmaaj2.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yl/ylcrdjuiw72btlx1.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Images courtesy of CSA.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/60785053/ma-opolska-garden-of-arts-named-best-architecture-in-krakow-poland Małopolska Garden of Arts Named Best Architecture in Krakow, Poland Alexander Walter 2012-11-05T16:48:00-05:00 >2012-11-12T09:22:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zx/zxre4kny0i7x09zt.jpg" width="650" height="430" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The newly opened cultural arts center complex "Ma&#322;opolski Ogr&oacute;d Sztuki / Ma&#322;opolska Garden of Arts" in Krakow Poland, has been selected for the Prof. J. Bogdanowski Prize 2012 for the best architecture realized in Krakow. Designed by Ingarden &amp; Ew&yacute; Architects, this new cultural institution houses a performing &amp; media arts center, as well as a mediatheque, and is run by Krakow's Julius Slowacki Theater and the Malopolska Voivodship Public Library.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>