“Between 2 October and 14 December the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw will host a unique exhibition devoted to the Polish contemporary architecture. The event will be organised by “Architektura-Murator” monthly magazine in celebration of its twentieth anniversary. Mock-ups of 25 distinguished post-1989 architectural realizations presented on the exhibition will be then donated to expand the Museum’s collection.” The collection include Scientific Information Centre and Academic Library - CINiBA in Katowice by HS99. More at: Museum of Modern Art.
The Exhibition of New Polish Houses (with HS99′s H9) takes place in Prague Castle and will be open till 15.10.2014.
Still one of our favourites: 2004 competition entry for the City Hall in Konstancin-Jeziorna by Warsaw.
This year, Daria, Augustyna, Marta, Sonja and Ania joined summer internship program in HS99. Continue reading
Elementary School Kids from Children Library Camp visiting HS99 office. Continue reading
Interview by Vladimir Balda with Dariusz Herman in “Architecture Outside The Centres”. The book is final publication of the project “Architecture Outside the Traditional Centres” published by Technical University in Liberec. Continue reading
Competition entry for the Music School in Poznan. Continue reading
Petr Smidek and Vladimir Balda from Technical Univerity in Liberec visiting HS99 office in Koszalin during journey through polish architecture “Outside the Centres” in June 2013. The dokumentation of this route was published by TU Liberec.
Piotr Smierzewski and Dariusz Herman by the lecture in “Kawalek Podlogi”. The presentation of HS99 work was a part of the latest edition of “The Week with Architecture” organised by SARP Koszalin. Continue reading
Dariusz Herman’s lecture in Marek Leykam’s renowned building – “Okraglak”. Continue reading
New Polish House (with HS99′s H9) in Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid. Speakers at the Opening on Thursday 29 May 2014: Grzegorz Piatek (Centrum Architektury), Lukasz Wojciechowski (Architect, Wroclaw). The exhibition prepared by Aleksandra Stepnikowska and Agnieszka Rasmus-Zgorzelska from Centrum Architektury will be open till 28 July 2014.
Dariusz Herman an Piotr Smierzewski by the lecture at Technical University in Lublin.
Piotr Smierzewski’s lecture in EL Gallery in Elblag, by the latest edition of Architektour. Many thanks to all who came.
Editorial inquiry about the future of libraries with the voices of JEMS, OMA, DOK, PROJEKTIL, HS99, FUJIMOTO. Continue reading
H9 in Architekturzentrum Wien. A cooperative venture between the Az W, the Centrum Architektury and the Polish Institute Vienna. Speakers at the Opening on Wednesday 12 February 2014, 7pm: Dietmar Steiner, director Az W, Sylwia Golonka Dzienisz, deputy director Polish Institute Vienna, Agnieszka Rasmus-Zgorzelska and Aleksandra Stepnikowska, curators of the exhibition.
The first scheme for a new single family house project in Koszalin – H16.
The latest issue of Germany based Bauwelt (Wise among beautiful) comments the Exhibition New Polish House which actually takes place in Berlin. The exhibition at the gallery of the Polish Institute in Berlin will be open till 7 February 2014. Exhibition was organised by Centrum Architektury. Continue reading
The exhibition at the gallery of the Polish Institute in Berlin will be open till 7 February 2014. On 28 November 2013 at 7 pm a discussion on contemporary Polish single house architecture, architectural landscape and planning system will take place at Kulturforum Aedes Gallery in Berlin. Nadin Heinich in converation with speakers: Arno Brandlhuber, Grzegorz Piątek, Joanna Kusiak.
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“Katowice Scientific Information Centre and Academic Library ” (CINiBA) has won “Annual Public Space Award” of the 11th (2013) Modern Decoration International Media Prize. Modern Decoration (MD) is a professional architecture & decoration periodical approved by the State Press & Publication Administration and the State Science & Technology Commission.
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Dariusz Herman from HS99 spoke about CINiBA at RIFF 2013 in Bucharest. “Initiated by the organizers in 2010, unique in structure, program and organization, the international architecture conferences brought together so far over 3,000 architects and designers from Europe, Asia and America, 400 speakers, 350 companies, 220 partners and sponsors and 115 media partners. RIFF International Architecture Conference 2013 presents the latest award-winning architectural projects from all over the world. The guests are architects awarded in international competitions, leaders and personalities of modern architecture”. Continue reading
HS99 (Dariusz Herman and Piotr Smierzewski) lecture for 17th OSSA in Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw. Many thanks to the whole audience for the patience.
The first scheme for a new single family house project by Koszalin – H15. Continue reading
The touring exhibition “wild wild east – young architects from eastern Europe” will be shown again from the end of October – December 2013 in Berlin, at the showroom of Porcelaingres. The opening of the exhibition will take place at the 24th October 2013 at the Showroom porcelaingres, Mehringdamm 55-57, 10961 Berlin. Private View with a laudation from Olaf Bartels, architectural critic and historian and a lecture by Sasa Begovic, 3LHD from Zagreb.
One of our favourites: 1st stage competition entry for Museum of Polish History in Warsaw from 2009. Continue reading
Exhibition organised by Centrum Architektury can be seen between 5 September – 13 October 2013 in Architecture Museum in Wrocław.
Building permit for H14 in Koszalin secured. Continue reading
A short movie about the exhibition NEW POLISH HOUSE from Centrum Architektury.
3rd HS99 CANOEING took place along Pilawa River from Nadarzyce by Borne Sulinowo to Szwecja. Continue reading
Mass model of the CKiWG in its local kontext. Continue reading
Wojciech Czapnik about New Silesian Architecture in “interior design 07-08/2013″ by Detail and Grid. Continue reading
Agnieszka Kowalska from Gazeta Wyborcza about exhibition “For Example. New Polish House” in Museum of Contemporary Art in Warszawa. Continue reading
The opening of the exhibition organized by Centrum Architektury will take place on 11th of July. “The exhibition will be displayed in July and August 2012 in Warsaw (Museum of Modern Art) and in September in Wrocław (Museum of Architecture). Later it will travel to Berlin and Vienna and further locations. It will be the presentation of nine chosen contemporary single-family houses from different regions of Poland, designed by: Are, Brzoza/Kwietowicz, Hayakawa/Kowalczyk, HS99, Robert Konieczny, Piotr Kuczia, Jojko+Nawrocki, MAAS, Medusa,”. All pictures for the exhibition were made by Juliusz Sokołowski, more at: centrumarchitektury.org. Continue reading
Polish-English book accompanying the exhibition For Example. New Polish House. Continue reading
A catalogue of selected 40 works among the 335 nominations from 37 countries. Continue reading
The exhibition Constructing Europe, 25 Years of Architecture, which is on display at the MNAC, contains an assemblage of the models that make up the collection the Foundation has brought together over the years, as part of the biennial organisation of the European Union Contemporary Architecture Prize – Mies van der Rohe Award. The models are presented according to the work’s countries of origin. In this way, a large map of Europe was created in the domed hall of the MNAC, showing the magnitude and depth of Europe’s architectural production over the last 25 years. Continue reading
A mass model of CINiBA prepared in the office for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2013 Exhibition, which is going to start on June the 7th in Mies van der Rohe’s Pavilion in Barcelona. Continue reading
CINiBA selected under 34 works shortlisted for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2013. The winners were chosen from 335 submitted works in 37 European countries. The other shortlisted project from Poland is Integrated train and tram stop Wroclaw by MACKOW PRACOWNIA PROJEKTOWA. Works nominated for the Prize are put forward by independent experts from all over Europe, as well as by the member associations of the Architects’ Council of Europe, national architects’ associations, and the Advisory Committee for the Prize. More information at: miesarch.com.
The new issue of “Modern Decoration” 2/2013 (273), a China based magazine dedicated to culture, art and design, features an 8 page article about the Academic Library in Katowice. CINiBA was presented among other library projects from all over the world in Library Design Series of the magazine.
Dariusz Herman and Wojciech Subalski by the lecture in Ryman. The annually meeting of architects was organized by SARP Koszalin.
Dariusz Herman and Wojciech Subalski lecture in Czestochowa. Continue reading
A new book Great Villas of Poland from a popular edition of Foibos publishing was presented to public in a ceremony during the exhibition in the Museum of Architecture in Wroclaw. Continue reading
The exhibition Great Villas of Poland as a part of an international project Via Villas realised by Foibos publishing opens to public on 20th March 2013 in the Museum of Architecture in Wroclaw. HS99 is represented with H5 in Nowe Bielice and H9 located in Koszalin – Lubiatowo.
The current issue of MARK contains projects of polish offices such as Ingarden & Ewy, Centrala and KWK Promes. Additionally, Hubert Trammer explains what’s happening in Polish architecture. Continue reading
The Walbrzych Cultural Center (CKiWG) is conceived of as a linking element that aims to stitch together Walbrzych’s historic district. Among other things, the programming consists of the headquarters of the Sudetan Philharmonic Orchestra and two concert halls: a 600 seat main hall and a 200 seat chamber hall.
The aerial photos taken by Michal Szelest from Fotoloto.
An updated video of the new Academic Library in Katowice with an original score by Marcin Wasilewski (Simple Acoustic Trio, Tomasz Stańko Quartet, Marcin Wasilewski Trio).
The latest issue of Architektura-Murator summarizes the Life in Architecture Award. Contained within are the nominees and winners of each category as well as pictures from the award ceremony. Additionally CINiBA was presented in Augmented Reality and Piotr Smierzewski contributed to the monthly “Reading Room” column. Continue reading
CINiBA nominated for the biannual European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award 2013. More information at: miesarch.com
Dariusz Herman in interview (We Don’t Make Icons) and Anna Cymer about CINiBA (Silesia in a Box) Continue reading
Malgorzata Tomczak from “architektura & biznes” about CINiBA. Continue reading
Dariusz Bartoszewicz and Jerzy S. Majewski highlight the laureates of the Life in Architecture Award. Continue reading
Out of 1,064 entries CINiBA was deemed the best building built in Poland between 2000-2012 in the 7th edition of the “Life in Architecture” Award organized by leading Polish architectural magazine “Architektura Murator”. The library also won in the public building category. This year the award was given for the first time by president Bronislaw Komorowski. (fot. Agencja Luxmedia)
Dariusz Herman and Piotr Smierzewski lecture at TU Warszawa on 25.10.2012. The event was organized by bryla.pl.
Pictures from guided tour through the new CINiBA building. Continue reading
Mass model of H12. Continue reading
New photos of the Academic Library in Katowice shown in its context by Jakub Certowicz. Continue reading
“We’d rather design houses than make icons… Our building is supposed to intrigue, it’s like a book that you want to read, or at least open to see what’s inside,” says Piotr Smierzewski in interview with Anna Dudzinska and Dariusz Kortko.
The October issue of Architektura-Murator features a 20 page article about the newly completed Academic Library that serves the Silesian University and the University of Economics in Katowice. Critical essays about the project provided by Ryszard Nakonieczny and Krzysztof Mycielski. Photography by Jakub Certowicz. Continue reading
H13, designed in 2008, is nearing completion. Continue reading
Dariusz Herman and Wojciech Subalski from HS99 lecture on 25.08.2012 Continue reading
2nd HS99 CANOEING took place along Radew River from Niedalino to Nosowo. Continue reading
Building permit for Karlino Park secured.
Building permit for the multi-use development at Zwyciestwa 109 in Koszalin secured.
New photos of the Academic Library by Tomasz Zakrzewski showing the interiors with the first furnishings in place. The books are currently being gathered from scattered academic facilities. Continue reading
“To us, in addition to rationalism, architecture is first and foremost abstraction.” - D. Herman“. I’m glad that we did not succumb to the temptation of doing something trendy. Thanks to this, our building hasn’t dated in the 10 years since its design, nor do I hope it will soon.” - P. Śmierzewski. Interview by Piotr Sarzynski about HS99′s pursuit of rational timelessness and the resistence to short-lived architectural trends.
“(CINiBA) charms through its discreet insertion into Silesia’s tradition of industrial architecture, as well as into its immediate neighbourhood, for which it stands to become a catalyst for development.” P. Sarzyński. “The true art of architecture lies in creating an original design with merely a few gestures.” R. Konieczny. Article by Piotr Sarzynski.
The new Academic Library in Katowice (CINiBA) was honored with “Polityka’s” first annual architecture award. Continue reading
“Koszalin is suffering from a coronary disease, because all of its side streets are plugged. Blood is pumped through only two arteries into the city center.” - W. Subalski. HS99 discuss their efforts to reinvigorate Koszalin’s city center with Kuba Grabski from “Prestiz.”
Team photos made by Wojtek Grela for “Prestiz”. Continue reading
The first presentation of the Academic Library by czech magazine ERA 21. Continue reading
The academic library in Katowice won the voting for the best building of the year on the architecture news portal www.bryla.pl.
the new book – 101 most interesting polish buildings of the decade – issued by Agora presents two hs99 projects: glos pomorza office building in koszalin and academic library in katowice
Dariusz Herman and Wojciech Subalski in Lodz. Continue reading
New Photos by Piotr Krajewski Continue reading
New photos of H9 taken last month by Piotr Krajewski. Continue reading
The first professional pictures taken last month in the library by Tomasz Zakrzewski (Focal). Continue reading
New photos of completed in 2002 H5 taken by Piotr Krajewski. Continue reading
1st HS99 CANOEING. Continue reading
Building permit for Boulevard-Apartments in Ustronie Morskie. Continue reading
Ryszard Nakonieczny about the new Academic Library in Katowice.
Construction start of single family house in Koszalin
Competition entry for the extension of the funeral chapel in Koszalin, Poland.
Fot. Marcin Czechowicz
2010 Award EUROPE 40 UNDER 40. Wojciech Subalski (hs99) in the selection of this year’s most promising and emerging European design talent for 2010 – The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.
Fot. Marcin Czechowicz
Building permit for a single family house in Warsaw. Continue reading
Dariusz Herman and Piotr Smierzewski lecture in Archibar in Katowice. Fot. Marcin Czechowicz
Exhibition of the new architecture from east europe.
Construction start of Academic Library (CINiBA) in Katowice. Continue reading
Exhibition Polen Architektur started in Ringturm,Vienna. Hs99 is represented with two projects: Underground Sacristy and H9, both located in Koszalin. The presentation of polish architecture of the last century will end on 09.01.2009.
H8 – a house near Warsaw by hs99 has been published in the latest edition of the Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture. Other polish offices presented in the publication are; KWK Promes, JEMS Architekci, Atelier Loegler, DDJM Biuro Architektoniczne, Medusa group, nsMoonStudio.
The Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture presents, in one volume, more than 1000 of the most outstanding works of architecture built since 2000 from all over the world.
Wallpaper 09/2008 presents an overview of new polish architecture. Academic Library inKatowiceby hs99 has been published among other projects designed by medusa group, Jaroslaw Kozakiewicz and nsMoon Studio and Wizja. Continue reading