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Piotr Nawara - briefly on the subject

24 of October '19

FOPA - the Festival of Open Architectural Studios, an event accompanying the Open Eyes Economy Summit congress in Krakow, is about to start. On this occasion, participants will have the opportunity to learn about the work of designers from Krakow architectural studios from behind the scenes. One of them will be Piotr Nawara from the MoonStudio studio, who answered our "10 questions to...".

Piotr Nawara was born in 1970. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. In 2010 he was the winner of an award honoring European architects under 40 - "Europe 40 under 40", and in 2005 and 2015 he was nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award for his designs for the RMF FM Tourism and Entertainment Park and the Tadeusz Kantor Art Documentation Center "Cricoteka" in Krakow.

1. architecture in three words...?

a. Without gender.
b. Without race.
c. Without age.

2. the three most important buildings to you...?

a. Möbius House, proj.: Unstudio.
b. "How It Is", installation proj.: Miroslaw Balka
c. Farnsworth House, proj.: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

3. the most important book on architecture...?

"LEGO® Architecture: The Visual Guide," by Philip Wilkinson.

4. most inspiring city and why...?

Tokyo - the distance of life 20 cm.

5. architect with whom you would like to design something and why...?

Olafur Eliasson - transcends the impossible, creates out of dimension.

6. hand drawing or computer drawing?

Computer drawing.

7. mockup or 3D model?


8. modernism or postmodernism?


9. After-hours work or sports?

The concept of "after hours" does not exist.

10. architecture or business?

The architecture of business.

We virtually invite you to two of the studio's Krakow projects: the Park Club office andapartment building and the Tadeusz Kantor Art Documentation Center "Cricoteka", and we open the studio itself for you on November 18 at 5 p.m. See you there!

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