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Grupa 5 signed to design new seat of WRiTV

April 11, 2012 Katowice the City 0

Grupa 5 Architekci has signed a contract to design the new building of the Krzysztof Kieślowski Radio and Television Faculty (WRiTV) of the nationwide unit of the University of Silesia in Katowice. Last year, the architectural studio won the architectural competition to prepare a design concept of the new seat.

The University is the investor of the undertaking. The design work of the 5 388,5 sq. meters building will take 16 months.

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Książęce won SARP’s Price of the Year

October 25, 2011 Katowice the City 0

The Association of Polish Architects (SARP) has decided an annual competition “Prize of the Year” for the best architecture project realized in Poland last year. The Grand Prix award went to the “AIR Jurkowscy Architekci” studio for the design of the “Książęce” housing estate. Both the studio and the housing estate are located in Katowice.

The winning scheme was chosen from amongst 45 applied. According to the jury, there are three main reasons which had decided that “Książęce” won: