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American architecture critic visited PNRSO new seat

February 20, 2014 Katowice the City 0

On Thursday, Henry Urbach, an American curator and architecture critic, visited the construction site of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra’s new building. Tomasz Konior, head architect of the venue, invited Henry Urbach to learn more about the project and to suggest artists who will prepare an art work to be designed specially for the building.

„This is a very important occasion as the Polish contemporary

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PNRSO celebrates topping-out of its new venue

April 12, 2013 Katowice the City 0

A concert of Orchestra’s musicians welcomed guests that had gathered in the great concert hall of Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra’s new seat on Friday, 12th of April. The event was held to commemorate a topping-out of the building.

Warbud, a prime contractor of the undertaking, celebrated the day with the presence of PRNSO and City Hall (an investor) representatives as well as of Wojciech Kilar, one of Poland’s most esteemed composers.

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Roof covered PNRSO concert hall

April 8, 2013 Katowice the City 0

Warbud can now celebrate another milestone for construction works on the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra’s new seat – the steel structure of 11 huge girders has been covered with last concrete elements creating the final shape of the venue’s flat roof.

The steel girders weighing 22 tons each hold the concert hall’s waved ceiling, acoustic plafond and other technical infrastructure as well as the coating of concrete and corrugated iron laid above.

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Roof emerges over black concert hall

February 20, 2013 Katowice the City 0

Heavy snowfall greeted builders of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra’s new seat (PNRSO) on the Wednesday morning. Despite the winter and bad weather conditions, Warbud has completed to mount eleven huge girders that will support the great concert hall’s roof and delivered the construction ahead the schedule.

Each of the girders is 33 meters long, 3 meters high and weighs 22 tons. This steel structure will hold