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Choose the Audience Award in the "Best Diploma ARCHITECTURE" competition.

Ola Kloc
27 of December '22
List of the projects participating in the voting for the Audience Award
AUTHOR/AUTHOR PROJECT NAME
Marek Grąbczewski Church and school as generators of public life in the landscape of the modern city
Katarzyna Borek Revitalization of the former spa complex in Szczawnica
Magdalena Opania Concept for the development of Port Island in Gdansk using the basics of composition theory
Hubert Przybyszewski City house in Warsaw
Kamila Golabek FOR REST Center for Mental Health and Meditation
Michal Karpeta House of the Written Word
Klaudia Trębska Rehabilitation center for Australian koalas
Agnieszka Chudy Model development of a rural school complex in Haiti
Jakub Szczepański Pavilion Sense
Jakub Ławski Project of reurbanization of a housing estate
Anna Kolasa Revitalization of the Fishing Pier with adaptation of Gdynia's fish coolers
Dobrochna Lata Museum of Unnatural History in Katowice
Alicja Nowak Music Center in the Flakturm Bunker IV
Martyna Adamczyk Mobile pavilion, Center for environmental awareness
Kamila Lorenc-Ptasznik Pavilion at the historic monastery complex of San Guglielmo in Goleto
Julia Wilkosz Data centers as a holistic city-forming structure of the digital age
Arnika Jans A quarter of the development in Międzychód
Matthew Paszkiewicz Project of an observatory in the Ostoja Dark Sky
Paulina Pawlikowska Revitalization of the brine baths in Ciechocinek
Wojciech Szkarłat Project for the development of the right bank of the Vistula River with the Museum of Natural History in Warsaw
Zuzanna Woźniak (Słabik) Cultural heritage of a small town on the example of Żychlin
Joanna Nurzyńska School for children with special educational needs
Izabela Kolodziejska Temporary urban structure
Marika Stanislawska Air as a sensory stimulator in physiotherapy and rehabilitation
Aleksandra Cassino Design of an equestrian and hippotherapy center in Warsaw
Joanna Bokuniewicz Shelter for women affected by domestic violence
Sara Mędrala Pyramid. A versatile, modular, multi-family residential development with associated functions
Aleksandra Rusin Model rural house in Mazovia
Martyna Florek Center of urban agro-culture
Maria Katsan Social integration center in Odessa
Agata Holdenmajer Revitalization of the old brewery in Legnica
Szymon Chwazik A house in Żuławy Wiślane
Agata Kobus Mountain hostel on Lubań
CURRENT VOTING RESULTS

Voting for the best diploma project
in the 11th edition of the competition
"Best Diploma ARCHITECTURE".


We encourage you to vote for the best diploma project—the Audience Award of the eleventh edition of the "Best Diploma ARCHITECTURE" competition. To indicate your favorite, just cast your vote for it—you can vote only once for one project only*. Voting lasts from December 27 , 2022 to February 12, 2023 until 11:59 p.m. The author or author of the work with the highest number of votes will receive a diploma and a one-year subscription to the "A&B" monthly.

projects participating in the competition:

Faith and Reason. Church and school as generators of public life in the landscape of the modern city
[see full project presentation]

proj.: Marek Grąbczewski
Faculty of Architecture, Silesian University of Technology

Wiara i rozum. Kościół i szkoła jako generatory życia publicznego w krajobrazie współczesnego miasta

number of votes: 19

Marek Grąbczewski's project seeks to reconcile the conflicting expectations of the residents of Warsaw's Odolan neighborhood, proposing the creation of an educational and sacred complex consisting of a church and a school. Objects of equal dimensions are to emphasize the balance and respect between the two functions.


New Spa House. Revitalization of the former spa complex in Szczawnica
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Katarzyna Borek
Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology
.

Nowy Dom Zdrojowy. Rewaloryzacja dawnego zespołu uzdrowiskowego w Szczawnicy

number of votes: 11

The work of Katarzyna Borek raises the issue of the unwanted legacy of socmodernism. The author, opposing the demolition of the buildings of the Natural Treatment Facility in Szczawnica, proposes their adaptation, the introduction of new structures in the interiors and the combination with greenery.


The Dichotomy of Industry and Nature. Concept for the development of Port Island in Gdansk using the fundamentals of composition theory.
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Magdalena Opania
Faculty of Architecture, Silesian University of Technology
.

Dychotomia przemysłu i natury. Koncepcja rozwoju Wyspy Portowej w Gdańsku z wykorzystaniem podstaw teorii kompozycji

number of votes: 7

The object of Magdalena Opania's work was to create a concept for the development of Gdansk Port Island, taking into account the dichotomous functions of industry and nature. In the project, the author used the theory of composition, proposing a catalog of point, linear and planar solutions.


Urban House in Warsaw. The search for an open model of habitation
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Hubert Przybyszewski
Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology
.

Dom miejski w Warszawie. Poszukiwanie otwartego modelu zamieszkiwania

number of votes: 11

Hubert Przybyszewski's thesis proposed a design for a town house in Warsaw's Śródmieście district - a new building integrated into the historic fabric, whose shape was significantly influenced by the Saski Garden adjacent to the plot.


Center for Mental Health and Meditation FOR REST
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Kamila Golabek
Faculty of Construction, Environmental Engineering and Architecture, Rzeszow University of Technology.

Centrum Zdrowia Psychicznego i Medytacji FOR REST

number of votes: 20

Kamila Golabek's project addresses the problem of mental health disorders. The author proposes to create a Center for Mental Health and Meditation FOR REST in the surroundings of nature, which by its very architecture would positively influence the well-being of the people staying there.


House of the Written Word
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Michal Karpeta
Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology.

Dom Słowa Pisanego

number of votes: 2

The design of the House of the Written Word raises the question of the future of literature in the age of advancing technological development. Michal Karpeta proposed a four-story building in Warsaw's Old Praga district, a public reading room based on the idea of re-circulating books.


Tjukula Jukurrpa. A rehabilitation center for Australian koalas
[see full project presentation].

designed by Klaudia Trębska
Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology.

Tjukula Jukurrpa. Ośrodek rehabilitacyjny dla koali australijskich

number of votes: 15

Klaudia Trębska's project involves the creation of a center on the Tamborine Mountain plateau in Australia. The building, in the form of a ring, houses a veterinary clinic and a temporary habitat for injured animals to return to the wild after a period of rehabilitation.


Architecture in the face of disasters. Model development of a rural school complex in Haiti.
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Agnieszka Chudy
Faculty of Architecture, Engineering and Art of Sopot University of Science and
Technology

Architektura w obliczu katastrof. Modelowe kształtowanie zabudowy wiejskiego zespołu szkolnego na Haiti

number of votes: 53

The purpose of Agnieszka Chudy's paper is to present a method of model shaping of a rural school complex for communities affected by disasters, using Haiti as an example. The author uses local materials and modular solutions in her proposal.


Pavilion "Sense"
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Jakub Szczepański
Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology
.

Pawilon „Zmysł”

number of votes: 9

The Wroclaw "Sense" pavilion, designed by Jakub Szczepanski, is an object in which the most significant human achievements are to be presented in a way understandable to an alien civilization that would colonize our planet after the disappearance of humans.


Blockhouse - City. Project of reurbanization of a housing estate
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Jakub Ławski
Faculty of Construction, Architecture and Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Lodz
.

Blokowisko - Miasto. Projekt reurbanizacji osiedla

number of votes: 4

In his project, Jakub Ławski reflects on the future of large-panel housing estates. The author proposes to reurbanize one of Lodz's housing estates by creating a Development Platform allowing the creation of spatial units based on the existing skeleton of public spaces.


At the interface of the city and the port. Revitalization of the Fishing Pier with adaptation of Gdynia's fish coolers
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Anna Kolasa
Faculty of Architecture, Gdansk University of Technology
.

Na styku miasta i portu. Rewaloryzacja Mola Rybackiego wraz z adaptacją gdyńskich chłodni rybnych

number of votes: 30

In the project for the revitalization of the Fishing Pier in Gdynia, Anna Kolasa proposes not only to adapt the existing buildings to new functions, but also - interpreting the unrealized historical assumption - to create, among other things, a park and recreational space.


New Geography: Anthropocenter. Museum of Unnatural History in Katowice.
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Dobrochna Lata
Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology
.

Nowa geografia: Antropocentrum. Muzeum historii nienaturalnej w Katowicach

number of votes: 6

Dobrochna Lata's project looks at the consequences of the industrialization of Upper Silesia. The author proposes the creation of a trail in Katowice topped by a building of the Museum of Unnatural History, whose function is to explore and restore the area.


New Sound - Music Center in Flakturm Bunker IV
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Alicja Nowak
Faculty of Architecture, Cracow University of Technology
.

Nowy WyDźwięk - Centrum Muzyki w Bunkrze Flakturm IV

number of votes: 13

In her project, Alicja Nowak attempted to transform a negatively-named historic air raid shelter in Hamburg into an inviting "musical lighthouse" that gives a new tone to its surroundings - the Flakturm IV Bunker Music Center.


Facing the Future: Mobile Pavilion, Environmental Awareness Center
[see full project presentation]

proj.: Martyna Adamczyk
Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology
.

Zmierzyć się z przyszłością: Mobilny pawilon, Centrum świadomości ekologicznej

number of votes: 45

Martyna Adamczyk's project is a mobile pavilion designed to spread awareness about the causes and effects of climate change. According to the author's assumption, an encounter with the Environmental Awareness Center is to be emotional and affect all the senses.


Art Garden - a pavilion in the historic monastery complex of San Guglielmo in Goleto
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Kamila Lorenc-Ptasznik
Faculty of Architecture, Cracow University of Technology
.

Ogród Sztuki - pawilon w historycznym kompleksie klasztornym San Guglielmo w Goleto

number of votes: 39

The subject of Kamila Lorenc-Ptasznik's project is the adaptation of an abbey park in Goleto, Italy, into an art pavilion with an additional museum function. In creating the new facility, the author is in dialogue with the existing historic monastery architecture.


Written History. Sustainable functional and spatial concept of a new typology of data centers as a holistic city-forming structure of the era of digitization
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Julia Wilkosz
Faculty of Architecture, Silesian University of Technology
.

Historia zapisana. Zrównoważona koncepcja funkcjonalno przestrzenna nowej typologii centrów danych jako holistyczna struktura miastotwórcza ery cyfryzacji

number of votes: 65

Julia Wilkosz's project proposes a functional transformation of abandoned urban industrial zones, transforming one of Lodz's former factories into a centralizing space, part of which is a megasite gathering digitized archives.


Between the Old Town and the Warta River. A quarter of development in Międzychód
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Arnika Jans
Faculty of Architecture, Poznan University of Technology
.

Między starym miastem a Wartą. Kwartał zabudowy w Międzychodzie

number of votes: 3

Arnika Jans' project proposes to reorganize and expand the Międzychód development quarter, creating, among other things, a wide range of living arrangements, amphibious architecture, a system of semi-public interiors and various natural zones.


Darkness in architecture. Project of the observatory in the Ostoja Ciemnego Nieba.
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Mateusz Paszkiewicz
Faculty of Construction, Architecture and Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Lodz.

Ciemność w architekturze. Projekt obserwatorium w Ostoi Ciemnego Nieba

number of votes: 138

The subject of Mateusz Paszkiewicz's work is the design of an astronomical observatory in the Dark Sky Ostoja Dark Sky in Chalin, a site under active sky protection. The facility, which is intended to promote ecology and astrotourism, is planned as a space in harmony with the surrounding nature.


Modernist architecture as an environment for modernization activities. Revitalization of the brine baths in Ciechocinek
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Paulina Pawlikowska
Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology

Architektura modernistyczna jako środowisko działań modernizacyjnych. Rewaloryzacja łaźni solankowych w Ciechocinku

number of votes: 128

Paulina Pawlikowska has attempted to revaluate the salt baths designed by Romuald Gutt and Alexander Szniolis in Ciechocinek. The author refers to the main ideas of the architects, but also seeks answers to the problems of modern man, especially information overload, creating a new generation spa.


The city as a series of landscapes. Project of development of the right bank areas of the Vistula River from the Slasko-Dabrowski Bridge to the Sliwicki (Jasinski) Fort with the Museum of Natural History in Warsaw.
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Wojciech Szkarłat
Faculty of Architecture, Silesian University of Technology
.

Miasto jako seria krajobrazów. Projekt zagospodarowania terenów prawobrzeża Wisły na odcinku od Mostu Śląsko-Dąbrowskiego do Fortu Śliwickiego (Jasińskiego) wraz z Muzeum Historii Naturalnej w Warszawie

number of votes: 4

Wojciech Szkarłat looks at the city's relationship with the river in his project. The author proposes measures to reintegrate the Vistula into the structure of Warsaw and the construction of a Museum of Natural History, which in time will yield to the processes occurring in nature.


Trophies of History. Cultural heritage of a small town on the example of Żychlin
[see full presentation of the project].

proj.: Zuzanna Woźniak (Słabik)
Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology
.

Tropy historii. Dziedzictwo kulturowe małego miasta na przykładzie Żychlina

number of votes: 463

Zuzanna Wozniak's project traces the history of the small town of Zychlin and seeks solutions to the problems the town faces today. The author proposed creating a space of integration through interventions at different scales, as well as renaturalizing the river and introducing an ecological corridor.


School for children with special educational needs (SEN)
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Joanna Nurzyńska
Faculty of Architecture, Cracow University of Technology
.

Szkoła dla dzieci ze specjalnymi potrzebami edukacyjnymi (SPE)

number of votes: 321

Joanna Nurzyńska's project is for an elementary school for people with moderate and severe disabilities in Lublin, which will provide students with a friendly learning environment tailored to their needs and cognitive skills.


Temporary urban structure
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Izabela Kolodziejska
Faculty of Architecture, Bialystok University of Technology

Tymczasowa struktura miejska

number of votes: 37

Izabela Kolodziejska's Temporary Urban Structure is a response to the needs of residents of high-intensity urban centers and an experiment in the use of space in a multifunctional way, combining housing, urban farms and work modules, among others.


Touching the world. Air as a sensory stimulator in physiotherapy and rehabilitation
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Marika Stanislawska
Magdalena Abakanowicz University of Arts in Poznan.

Dotykanie świata. Powietrze jako stymulator zmysłów w fizjoterapii i rehabilitacji

number of votes: 78

Marika Stanislawska in her project "Touching the World" focuses on the sense of touch. The author proposes various spatial forms which, through the element of air, will become sensory simulators helpful in physiotherapy and rehabilitation, among others.


Architecture without borders - Design of an equestrian and hippotherapy center in Warsaw.
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Aleksandra Cassino
Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology
.

Architektura bez granic - Projekt ośrodka jeździeckiego i hipoterapii w Warszawie

number of votes: 6

Aleksandra Cassino's project is an equestrian center with a therapeutic profile at Bródno Farm in Warsaw. According to the author, it is intended to be an accessible space, providing a place of tranquility, and at the same time providing a backdrop for daily horse-related activities and the surrounding nature.


Architecture in the face of social problems. Shelter for women affected by domestic violence
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Joanna Bokuniewicz
Faculty of Architecture, Gdansk University of Technology
.

Architektura wobec problemów społecznych. Schronienie dla kobiet dotkniętych przemocą domową

number of votes: 64

In her project, Joanna Bokuniewicz proposed an adaptable facility that responds to the problem of the lack of shelters for victims of domestic violence and the mismatch between existing centers and the needs of the elderly or disabled.


Pyramid - universal, modular, multi-family residential development with associated functions
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Sara Mędrala
Faculty of Architecture, Silesian University of Technology

Piramida - uniwersalna, modułowa, wielorodzinna zabudowa mieszkaniowa wraz z funkcjami towarzyszącymi

number of votes: 123

Sara Mędrala's Pyramid is the result of a search for the potential inherent in development types other than those based on a rectangular layout - a proposal for a universal, modular, multi-family residential development with associated functions.


Polish manor as an archetype of home. A model rural house in Mazovia
[see full project presentation].

designed by: Aleksandra Rusin
Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology
.

Dwór polski jako archetyp domu. Modelowy dom wiejski na Mazowszu

number of votes: 148

In her design, Aleksandra Rusin drew on the forms of traditional Polish manor houses, creating a model, climate-neutral country house responding to the needs of a rural resident who would like to run a contemporary small farm while living in harmony with nature.


Urban agro-culture center - metamorphosis of post-industrial areas
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Martyna Florek
Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology
.

Centrum agrokultury miejskiej - metamorfoza terenów poprzemysłowych

number of votes: 425

On the site of a former container terminal in Wroclaw, Martyna Florek proposed to create an urban agriculture center. The complex consists of modules built from former shipping containers adapted for new needs and an urban garden.


Social Integration Center in Odessa, a meeting place for the local community together with an elderly care center and an ecumenical chapel
[see full project presentation]

proj.: Maria Katsan
Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow Academy.

Centrum Integracji Społecznej w Odessie, miejsce spotkań lokalnej społeczności wraz z ośrodkiem opieki nad osobami starszymi i kaplicą ekumeniczną

number of votes: 29

Seeking to answer the question of how architecture can create places that encourage people to do good, Maria Katsan designed the Social Integration Center in Odessa - a meeting place for the local community, an elderly care center and an ecumenical chapel.


Secondhand space. Revitalization of an old brewery in Legnica
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Agata Holdenmajer
Magdalena Abakanowicz University of Arts in Poznan.

Przestrzeń z drugiej ręki. Rewitalizacja starego browaru w Legnicy

number of votes: 5

In her project, Agata Holdenmajer proposes to reuse the space and facilities of the old brewery in Legnica. The author also proposes the introduction of biodiversity-providing greenery, a diversified program and functions to ensure the 24-hour establishment.


Dwelling tradition vs. regional identity. A house in Żuławy Wiślane
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Szymon Chwazik
Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology
.

Tradycja zamieszkiwania a tożsamość regionu. Dom na Żuławach Wiślanych

number of votes: 5

The design of the house in Żuławy Wiślane by Szymon Chwazik focuses on the search for the relationship between regional tradition and contemporary building realities. The author created a concept of development with guest functions, trying to follow the logical and rational character of rural construction.


Mountain shelter on Luban
[see full project presentation].

proj.: Agata Kobus
Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology

Schronisko górskie na Lubaniu

number of votes: 84

.

The mountain hostel on Luban designed by Agata Kobus is a place designed to provide a sense of security, meet the basic needs of tourists, and at the same time fit in with the surrounding landscape. The guiding theme of the project is the roof, a symbol of shelter.


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See the current summary below
[The original names of the Polish projects are listed]:

nazwa

number of votes

percentage of votes

1. Dziedzictwo kulturowe małego miasta na przykładzie Żychlina

463

19%

19%

2. Centrum agrokultury miejskiej

425

18%

18%

3. Szkoła dla dzieci ze specjalnymi potrzebami edukacyjnymi

321

13%

13%

4. Modelowy dom wiejski na Mazowszu

148

6%

6%

5. Projekt obserwatorium w Ostoi Ciemnego Nieba

138

6%

6%

6. Rewaloryzacja łaźni solankowych w Ciechocinku

128

5%

5%

7. Piramida

123

5%

5%

8. Schronisko górskie na Lubaniu

84

3%

3%

9. Powietrze jako stymulator zmysłów w fizjoterapii i rehabilitacji

78

3%

3%

10. Centra danych jako holistyczna struktura miastotwórcza ery cyfryzacji

65

3%

3%

11. Schronienie dla kobiet dotkniętych przemocą domową

64

3%

3%

12. Modelowe kształtowanie zabudowy wiejskiego zespołu szkolnego na Haiti

53

2%

2%

13. Mobilny pawilon - Centrum świadomości ekologicznej

45

2%

2%

14. Pawilon w historycznym kompleksie klasztornym San Guglielmo w Goleto

39

2%

2%

15. Tymczasowa struktura miejska

37

2%

2%

16. Rewaloryzacja Mola Rybackiego wraz z adaptacją gdyńskich chłodni rybnych

30

1%

1%

17. Centrum Integracji Społecznej w Odessie

29

1%

1%

18. Centrum Zdrowia Psychicznego i Medytacji FOR REST

20

1%

1%

19. Kościół i szkoła jako generatory życia publicznego w krajobrazie współczesnego miasta

19

1%

1%

20. Ośrodek rehabilitacyjny dla koali australijskich

15

1%

1%

21. Centrum Muzyki w Bunkrze Flakturm IV

13

1%

1%

22. Rewaloryzacja dawnego zespołu uzdrowiskowego w Szczawnicy

11

0%

0%

23. Dom miejski w Warszawie

11

0%

0%

24. Pawilon Zmysł

9

0%

0%

25. Koncepcja rozwoju Wyspy Portowej w Gdańsku z wykorzystaniem podstaw teorii kompozycji

7

0%

0%

26. Projekt ośrodka jeździeckiego i hipoterapii w Warszawie

6

0%

0%

27. Muzeum Historii Nienaturalnej w Katowicach

6

0%

0%

28. Rewitalizacja starego browaru w Legnicy

5

0%

0%

29. Dom na Żuławach Wiślanych

5

0%

0%

30. Projekt reurbanizacji osiedla

4

0%

0%

31. Projekt zagospodarowania terenów prawobrzeża Wisły wraz z Muzeum Historii Naturalnej w Warszawie

4

0%

0%

32. Kwartał zabudowy w Międzychodzie

3

0%

0%

33. Dom Słowa Pisanego

2

0%

0%

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