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Hi, My Name’s Unit!
Delivered by Ghelamco, features of the 57,000 sq/m project include a shimmering ‘dragon skin’ installation embellishing the exterior. Comprised of thousands of kinetic elements that gently move with the wind, the effect is designed to demonstrate the force of nature whilst simultaneously reminding passersby as to “the soul of...
Photography: Daniel Remian
WI: What do you love so much about photographing Warsaw at night? DR: The city’s quieter but yet more alive; it’s a completely different vibe at night. I think, also, that once the sun sets the architecture feels less chaotic and the futuristic aspects of the city become much...
RIP Helmut Jahn: Cosmopolitan Creator Dies
German-born, Jahn forged his reputation in the States with projects such as Philadelphia’s One Liberty Place. Dubbed Flash Gordon following the realization of the sci-fi looking Terminal 1 of O’Hare International (‘the terminal of the future’), Jahn continued to wow the world with his frequently pioneering designs. “I embrace...
Prudential Reopens
Warsaw’s landmark Prudential tower reopened at the start week, fifteen years after closing its doors to the public. Measuring 66-meters in height, the skyscraper was Poland’s tallest pre-war structure, and the second highest in Europe. Originally built to house Prudential’s Warsaw offices, as well as lavish apartments on the...
Green To Warsaw (Part 2)

Green To Warsaw (Part 2)

Features 27 September 2017 0

September doesn’t just mean back to work / school / reality, it also means a new intake of expats taking their first baby steps in the city. So, for the benefit of the greenhorns and rookies, we take a closer look at Warsaw’s greener elements… Click for Part 1…...
Night of Pl. Europejski!
One year after Pl. Europejski was unveiled by Ghelamco, the real estate giant is at again with another evening of dash and dazzle. Organized to coincide with the Night of Museums, visitors to this ultra-cool square can expect a catalogue of attractions and activities from 5 p.m. onwards. First...
Mennica Certified
It’s been announced that the Mennica Legacy Tower project has been awarded the highest accolade available in the environmental solutions certification process. A joint investment of Golub GetHouse and Mennica Polska S.A., it’s become the first skyscraper in Warsaw to receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating in the BREEAM 2013 New...
Spire Triumphs

Spire Triumphs

Insider News 18 March 2017 0

The Warsaw Spire has been named the best business and office development in the world at the 2017 MIPIM real estate awards held in Cannes. Completed in May 2016, the office complex beat off competition from 44 other countries to claim the prestigious prize. “The investment has redefined the...
The Sky’s The Limit
Warsaw’s ambition to be viewed as one of Europe’s key financial players has been given a boost with news that the city is set to become home to the EU’s tallest building. Titled Varso Tower, construction on the 53-story project commenced in late January and is expected to run...
The Christmas Spire!
The spirit of Christmas has touched down on Pl. Europejski with Warsaw’s newest urban square presenting a dizzy headrush of cascading colors and glimmering illuminations. Thick with the festive scent of mulled wine and seasonal food, Pl. Europejski’s Christmas contribution goes further to include an ice rink and a...

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