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‘PNRSO building’ News

Two Katowice buildings nominated to Mies van der Rohe Award 2015

Two Katowice buildings nominated to Mies van der Rohe Award 2015

Sunday, October 12, 2014 16:29

The Chamber of Architects of the Republic of Poland (IARP) and the Association of Polish Architects (SARP) have chosen seven Polish architectural projects to be submitted in the competition of the Mies van der Rohe Award 2015. Two out of the seven nominated buildings were erected in Katowice. These are ...

Square of PNRSO new venue named after Wojciech Kilar

Square of PNRSO new venue named after Wojciech Kilar

Friday, September 26, 2014 18:03

The City Council of Katowice has decided that the square situated in the junction of Roździeńskiego Av. and Olimpijska St. will be named after Wojciech Kilar. The square was officially opened on Friday. It was built as the integral part of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra’s new ...

PNRSO prepares for opening of its new seat

PNRSO prepares for opening of its new seat

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 1:14

„I am surprised that this press conference was not organized in the great concert hall. Today, we should host journalists from around the world in this amazing building” - Alexander Liebreich, Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the PNRSO, said to media representatives gathered in the chamber hall of the ...

American architecture critic visited PNRSO new seat

American architecture critic visited PNRSO new seat

Thursday, February 20, 2014 20:32

On Thursday, Henry Urbach, an American curator and architecture critic, visited the construction site of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra’s new building. Tomasz Konior, head architect of the venue, invited Henry Urbach to learn more about the project and to suggest artists who will prepare an ...

Footbridge grows over Olimpijska St.

Footbridge grows over Olimpijska St.

Friday, October 25, 2013 18:48

Strabas is building a footbridge that will link the new seat of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and the International Convention Center. The development now is finally taking its shape after a few months of slowdown. Strabag and the City Hall of Katowice signed a contract ...

Cultural district one-third done

Cultural district one-third done

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 22:22

The commissioning process and performance testing in relation to the works on the new seat of Silesian Museum was ended. In general, the building is now completed and only the troubleshooting will take place inside. Construction works on the remaining two other facilities of the cultural district are ...

Thousands of bricks dress new PNRSO seat

Thousands of bricks dress new PNRSO seat

Friday, July 26, 2013 21:15

The first part of elevation of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra’s new seat emerged from scaffoldings last days. Works on the elevation made of about 410 000 bricks will soon to be completed. The bricks were manufactured in the 19th century Hoffman kiln located in the 130-year-old brickworks in ...

Cultural district takes shapes

Cultural district takes shapes

Friday, May 31, 2013 0:04

The new cultural district in Katowice consists of three buildings which are now at different stages of development – while works on the Silesian Museum’s seat are to be concluded in a few days, the construction of the International Convention Center will be relaunched after several months of suspension. According ...

PNRSO celebrates topping-out of its new venue

PNRSO celebrates topping-out of its new venue

Friday, April 12, 2013 21:57

A concert of Orchestra’s musicians welcomed guests that had gathered in the great concert hall of Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra’s new seat on Friday, 12th of April. The event was held to commemorate a topping-out of the building. Warbud, a prime contractor of the undertaking, celebrated the day with ...

Roof covered PNRSO concert hall

Roof covered PNRSO concert hall

Monday, April 8, 2013 19:56

Warbud can now celebrate another milestone for construction works on the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra’s new seat – the steel structure of 11 huge girders has been covered with last concrete elements creating the final shape of the venue’s flat roof. The steel girders weighing 22 tons each ...