The 25th Jubilee Construction Gala, organized by the Silesian District Chamber of Civil Engineers in Katowice and the Silesian Chamber of Construction, was held in the Jan Kiepura Concert Hall in Sosnowiec on November 17. According to tradition, the Gala honored individuals, institutions and companies whose activities have made a significant contribution to the development and shaping of the Silesian construction industry, among them were the lecturers of the Faculty of Architecture at the Silesian University of Technology—Dean Dr. Klaudiusz Fross Prof. PŚ, Deputy Dean Dr. Krzysztof Groń.
The Gala was attended by more than four hundred people from the construction industry, as well as invited parliamentarians, representatives of technical universities and local authorities of Silesian cities and municipalities. The event was hosted by Roman Karwowski, Chairman of the Council of the Silesian District Chamber of Civil Engineers in Katowice, and Mariusz Czyszek, President of the Silesian Chamber of Construction. They presented state decorations, medals and badges of honor, awards along with honorary titles of the „Silesian Construction” competition, and the winners of the Silesian Chamber of Engineers „Engineer of the Year 2022” competition were awarded. On behalf of the Silesian University of Technology, the Gala was attended by, among others: pro-rector Prof. Bogusław Łazarz, dean Dr. Klaudiusz Fross Prof. PŚ, vice-dean Dr. Krzysztof Groń.
Dean of WAPŚ dr. hab. Klaudiusz Fross, prof. of PŚ received the award Personality of the Silesian Construction Industry
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Personality of the Silesian Construction Industry for the dean of WAPŚ
As the only one, the title „Personalityof the Silesian Construction Industry” was awarded to Dean Dr. Klaudiusz Fross, prof. of the WAPS. The award was given for outstanding achievements in the construction industry. On the other hand, Deputy Dean Dr. Krzysztof Groń received the honorary title of "Authority of the Construction and Silesian Economy."
During the Gala, Dr. Klaudiusz Fross Prof. PŚ also presented a statuette to BenchMan—Art and Design in Public Space, for thebrine graduation tower complexin the Busko-Zdrój Spa Park. The statuette was received by Waldemar Sikora, President of the City and Municipality of Busko-Zdrój. The realization was appreciated for its architecturally unique premise and promotion of good design. The award is recommended by the Silesian Chamber of Construction and the Faculty of Architecture of the Silesian University of Technology, and so far a total of 17 entities, companies, institutions and personalities have received the award.
WA PŚ associate dean Dr. Krzysztof Groń received the award Authority of the Construction Industry and the Silesian Economy
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All winners of the 25th Construction Gala
Silesian Great Prize of Construction
- Silesian Voivodeship—Marshal's Office of the Silesian Voivodeship,
- City of Sosnowiec,
- City of Zabrze,
- ANBUD Construction Company,
- Mysłowicka Spółdzielnia Mieszkaniowa,
- Housing Cooperative „Barbara” in Chorzow
- MIZAWA Design Studio Mirosław Zawartka,
- Maxim-Art Pracownia Sztukatorka.
Authority of Construction and the Silesian Economy
- Krzysztof Klimosz—Member of the Board of Directors of the Silesian Province,
- Waldemar Socha—President of the City of Zory,
- Mariusz Wolosz—President of the City of Bytom,
- Małgorzata Bednarek—Head of Bobrowniki Commune,
- Dr. Krzysztof Groń—Deputy Dean for Cooperation and Development of the Faculty of Architecture at the Silesian University of Technology,
- Rafał Godula—President of the Management Board of DTŚ,
- Danuta Bochyńska-Podloch—Director of the Municipal Road Administration in Zabrze,
- Tomasz Radziewski—Vice Chairman of the Council of the Silesian District Chamber of Civil Engineers,
- Bartosz Kseń—Owner of DIN-BUD.
Personality of the Silesian Construction Industry
- dr hab. inż. arch. Klaudiusz Fross, prof. of the Silesian University of Technology—Dean of the Faculty of Architecture
Friend of the Silesian Construction Industry
- Jakub Chełstowski—Marshal of the Silesian Voivodeship.