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Warsaw, Still Rising

Warsaw, Still Rising

In downtown Warsaw, imposing, sleekly designed towers dot the skyline. Glass and steel towers have sprouted near the Palace of Culture and Science. A sign plastered to a skyscraper in progress, which wouldn’t look out of place in midtown Manhattan, identifies future “cosmopolitan apartments”.  Since we were last here, Warsaw has become exhilaratingly urban, at […]

Polish Fritzl Bar

Polish Fritzl Bar

A restaurant owner in Warsaw relinquished efforts to open a cellar bar in honour of convicted rapist Josef Fritzl. City authorities blocked the mid-January opening of the locale “U Fritzla” on Warsaw’s Nowy Swiat street, and announced potential fines for the tenant. Intending black humour, the bar’s logo featured a headshot of the Austrian, who […]

1.2-metre-wide house unveiled in Warsaw

1.2-metre-wide house unveiled in Warsaw

Part work of art, part place of residence, architect Jakub Szczesny has completed a two-story aluminum house wedged between two modern apartment blocks in the Polish capital, and welcomed its first tenant. Funded by the Foundation of Polish Modern Art and the Warsaw City Hall, the 10m-deep and 9m-high building measures a mere 1.2m in […]

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