Three two-person teams of students representing Wrocław University of Science and Technology and Silesian University of Technology advanced to the global finals of the Saint-Gobain Architecture Students Contest, which will be held in June this year, for the first time in Poland. Warsaw will host several hundred finalists from over 40 countries, representing the best academic centers in the world, whose task was to create an architectural concept for Warsaw. The competition has been organized since 2004.
In this year's edition of the competition, students were given the challenge of revitalizing a plot of land located in the vicinity of the Warszawa Wschodnia railway station by designing a renovation of an old factory building in Berka Joselewicza Street, as well as a design for a commercial dormitory located in this area. The proposed solutions must be in line with the vision of a climate-neutral Warsaw 2050 and the vision of the #Warszawa2030 strategy.
The winning team of national finals were Aleksandra Tądel and Magdalena Strauchmann from Wrocław University of Science and Technology. Second place went to Grzegorz Staroń and Grzegorz Środa, students of the Silesian University of Technology. THird place was taken by Aleksandra Stępniowska and Wojciech Bandyk, also from Wrocław University of Science and Technology. All three teams qualified for the world final.