Izba Gospodarcza

Embassy of Switzerland

Urban Laboratory 2nd Polish-Swiss Urban Laboratory in Warsaw 10-12 April 2014

The Embassy of Switzerland in Poland, the Swiss architecture and design magazine Hochparterre and the Warsaw section of the Polish Architecture Group SARP invite to the second Polish-Swiss urban laboratory. Three topics are on the agenda; one representative each from Poland and Switzerland will discuss them with the audience.

The event will be conducted in English, with simultaneous translation into Polish.

Thursday, 10th April, 18:00 hrs.: Dense City
Kees Christiaanse, Professor for Architecture and Urban Development, ETH Zurich
Sławomir Grell, Professor for Urban Development, Architecture department, Warsaw University of Technology
Moderator: Grzegorz Piątek, Architect, Architecture critic, Head of the Centrum Architektury

Friday, 11th April, 18:00 hrs.: High-rise and the city
Pascal Hunkeler, Deputy Head, Office for Urban Development, Zurich
Michał Borowski, Architect, Head Architect Warsaw 2003–2006
Moderator: Dariusz Bartoszewicz, Journalist «Gazeta Wyborcza»

Saturday, 12th April, 14:00 hrs.: Urban Sprawling
Wilhelm Natrup, Canton planner, Office for Spatial Development, Zurich
Grzegorz Buczek, Vice President of the Polish Planning Group TUP
Moderators: Łukasz Pietrzak and Werner Huber, Hochparterre magazine
Lead moderator for the three panels: Bogna Świątkowska, Fundacja Bęc Zmiana

Head office of the Polish Architecture Group SARP
Ulica Foksal 2, Warsaw

More information at www.urbanlab.warszawa.pl

Registration at owsarp.home.pl/www/urbanlab

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