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New seat of Silesian Museum opened

June 26, 2015 Katowice the City 0

On Friday, 26th of June, the Silesian Museum officially opened gates of its new seat located in the post-industrial site of the „Katowice” coal mine in the area of the so called culture district.

The construction work’s inauguration took place in July 2011. The works were carried out by the consortium of two companies: Budimex and Ferrovial Agroman. The building was handed over to the Silesian Museum in …

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Glass boxes shine over new Silesian Museum

March 7, 2013 Katowice the City 0

Despite the heart of the new Silesian Museum will be hidden under the ground, the most characteristic feature of the project – glass boxes – already present its shape. Builders of the seat are providing the so called cuboids with the last slabs of glass.

The innocent-looking glass boxes are in fact quite massive buildings reaching several meters in hight. There are seven cuboids including one to serve as the entrance to the underground foyer.

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Cultural district that comes from the coal mine ground

March 16, 2012 Katowice the City 0

Warbud S.A., a building firm had contracted to erect the new seat of the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra (NPRSO), entered the construction site in the turn of February and March. The company already commenced removing digs to prepare the building’s foundation. This way, works on the last …