Architecture in Poland is flourishing. In recent years many significant public buildings have been created: museums and concert halls, sports facilities, educational buildings. Financed by central and local governments, with the support of EU funding, designed by outstanding architects chosen in tough competitions, they are becoming symbols of contemporary life not only on a local or national scale, but also on the international stage.
During the Poland. Where modernity meets tradition cocktail reception, we will introduce you an exhibition presenting 24 newly constructed or revitalized objects. In addition to public buildings present there are offices, residential construction and public space. Each of the objects, depicted by the best Polish architectural photographers, shows its exceptional nature: uniqueness of form, often multi-layered concepts, which is a result of the work of many creators – designers, builders, artists and investors. The exhibition, by its nature, is dedicated to contemporary architecture, but the present grows out of the past and is directed toward the future.
Architecture is a specialized field, but its evaluation must be left primarily to its users. This is why a young writer, Sylwia Chutnik, was asked to create an architectural “narrative,” a literary addendum to the exhibition. As she says, “Architecture is emotion.”