Democratic and accessible art. Plato Contemporary Art Gallery by KWK Promes

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KWK Promes. Lead architects.- Robert Konieczny, Michał Lisiński, Dorota Skóra.
Co-author.- Tadeáš Goryczka, Marek Golab-Sieling.
Project team
Agnieszka Wolny-Grabowska, Krzysztof Kobiela, Adrianna Wycisło, Mateusz Białek, Jakub Bilan, Wojciech Fudala, Katarzyna Kuzior, Karol Knap, Damian Kuna, Magdalena Orzeł-Rurańska, Elżbieta Siwiec, Anna Szewczyk, Jakub Pielecha, Kinga Wojtanowska.
Structural engineers and building services engineers.- MS – Projekce.
Landscape architect.- Denisa Tomášková.
Main contractor of the building.- Zlínstav.
Main contractor of the surroundings.- K2 stavební Moravia.
Built-up area.- 2,105 sqm.
Gross floor area.- 3,601 sqm.
Usable floor area.- 2,841 sqm.
Plot size.- 11,417 sqm.
Project year.- 2017.
Completion year.- 2022.
Porážková 3395/26, 702 00 Ostrava, Czech Republic.
Building.- €9,440,000.
Green public space around the building.- €1,995,000.
Lighting.— XAL, Plus Lighting, iGuzzini.
Sanitary objects.— Geberit.
Brickwork.— Cihelna Kadaň.
Lime plaster.— Cemix.
Furniture – separate project.— Yvette Vašourková (CCEA MOBA).
Roof drainage Pluvia.— Geberit.
Internal insulation Multipor.— Xella.
Linear drainage.— ACO.
Motion sensors.— Lutron.
Microcement plaster.— Ideal Work.
Roof covering.- MADT.
Glazing.— Saint Gobain.
Glazing, locksmith and mechanical elements.— SEDLÁK – umělecké zámečnitví.
Juliusz Sokołowski, Jakub Certowicz, Jan Antos, Viktoria Tymanova.

Robert Konieczny. KWK Promes

Robert Konieczny. An architect, graduate of Architecture at Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice. In 1996 he received the certificate of New Jersey Institute of Technology. A leader and a founder of KWK Promes architecture studio established in 1999. In 2012 he became an independent expert for the Mies van der Rohe Foundation. Konieczny was a nominate of the European Award of Mies van der Rohe Foundation eight times. Moreover he is a holder of the prestigious award for the House of the Year 2006, winning with the Aatrial House as the best housing project in a competition organized by World Architecture News.

In 2007 the KWK Promes office was listed among 44 best young architects of the world published by 'Scalae'. Same year the 'Wallpaper' magazine issued Konieczny's practice as one of the 101 most exciting architecture studios in the world. Year 2008 brought him another prize of The European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum 'European 40 under 40'.



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