Projects

Solar Square, Katowice

Location
Katowice
Project
2007
Design team
Tomasz Konior
Aleksander Nowacki
Anna Jabłońska-Lisińska
Description
The urban and architectural concept of the multi-family residential complex and office building with underground parking and a commercial and service part


Basic Design Assumptions

City planning:

Underlining and completing the urban context;

Construction of the quarter in accordance with the principles of shaping the urban fabric;

Creating a high-quality public space;

Complementing important compositional axes of the city center.

Architecture

Continuation of good Katowice modernist tradition;

Modernity and timelessness of solutions;

Simplicity and pragmatism.

Function

Clear functional divisions;

High quality of solutions adopted for individual team functions;

Separation of public and private spaces;

Functional connections with the environment.

Buildings

The project anticipates the implementation of a residential part in the form of two buildings with various forms and different character of offered apartments - a habitable tower and a horizontal building as well as an office building closing the composition.