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Architecture Walking Guides – Exclusive Building Walks in Poland tailor made for Groups

post updated 14 May 2023

Contact e-architect for your walking guide in Poland: isabelle(at)e-architect.com

Zlota 44 Tower in Warsaw by Studio Daniel Libeskind – apparently Europe’s tallest residential tower:
Zlota 44 Building Warsaw Architecture Tours
photo courtesy of architects
The soaring 52 storey (192 meter /629 ft.) tower took ten years to complete, apparently due to its unique shape and design.

Warsaw Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks

Our Warsaw guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking, we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in Poland are all exclusive to each client.

Planning an office trip, a conference, or university trip in Poland? Please contact Isabelle at e-architect in order to source an architectural guide for your visit.

Varso Tower Warsaw building designed by Foster + Partners:
Varso Tower Warsaw Poland
photo © Aaron Hargreaves / Foster + Partners

Warsaw Walking Tours

Warsaw Architecture Introduction

Warsaw is a picturesque city – located in the centre of this East European country. The capital has a well-preserved historic centre.

Key buildings in the city include Zlota 44, the British Embassy by Tony Fretton Architects, Warsaw Airport by Estudio Lamela Arquitectos, Warsaw National Stadium, and Zlote Tarasy by The Jerde Partnership.

Recent Architecture in Poland:

Varso Tower in Warsaw, Poland’s tallest tower, designed by Foster + Partners, UK:
Varso Tower - Warsaw Architecture Tours
image courtesy of architects

Key architects with work in the city also include JEMS Architekci, Robert Majkut Design and Think Place. Proposed buildings include the Lilium Tower by Zaha Hadid Architects.

National Stadium building in Warsaw:
National Stadion Warschau - Warsaw Architecture Walking Tours
image : FCC/Alpine

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Warsaw Architecture Walking Tours

Warsaw Architectural Tours can focus on traditional or contemporary Polish buildings or both. We are happy to accommodate your architectural interests on our Warsaw Architecture Tours and can assist with itinerary preparations. Please advise us what kind of buildings you wish to visit on your Polish walking tour.

British Embassy Warsaw Building design by Tony Fretton Architects, London:
British Embassy Warsaw, Poland, by Tony Fretton Architects
photo courtesy of architects office

Warsaw Walking Tours

Contact us to arrange your Polish architectural tour: mob. +44 (0)7952 149814 or isabelle(at)e-architect.com

Warsaw Architecture : key buildings to visit in the city

Zlota 44 tower building design by architects Studio Daniel Libeskind, New York City:
Zlota 44 tower building Warsaw Architecture Tours
image courtesy of architects

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Polish Architecture Designs – chronological list

Latest Architectural Designs in Poland:

Skyliner, Prosta 67, Wola business district, 00-838 Warszawa
Architecture: APA Wojciechowski
Skyliner Warsaw Skyscraper Building, Poland
image courtesy of Karimpol Group / architects practice
Skyliner Warsaw Skyscraper Building
Skyliner, one of Warsaw’s newest skyscrapers, is located in the vibrant Wola business district, Skyliner is one of the tallest buildings in the capital at 195 metres high. It is the first skyscraper commissioned by the developer, Karimpol Group, a developer of office and business parks in Europe. With 42 stories, it offers 49,000 m2 of leasable space with the lower levels dedicated to retail.

Wave One, European Center for Families, Sopot, northern Poland
Architecture: FAAB Architektura
Wave One Building Sopot Poland - Polish Architecture News
photo © FAAB, Photographer: Maciej Lulko
Wave One Building in Sopot
Wave One, of the European Center for Families, is located 400 meters from the Baltic Sea in what is historically known as a health resort town. The concept is derived from the complexity of sea waves and the local vernacular of carved ornamental detailing on facade elements.

Mennica Legacy Tower, Warsaw
Architecture: Goettsch Partners
Mennica Legacy Tower Warsaw - Polish Architecture News
photography © Sebastian Deptuła, Anatomia Formy
Mennica Legacy Tower, Warsaw
A new 115,000-square-meter, two-building office complex in Warsaw anchored by mBank, one of Poland’s largest banking institutions, and leading co-working provider WeWork. Located at the intersection of Prosta and Żelazna streets in the CBD, the 35-story and 10-story office buildings open to a large, landscaped plaza, with a pedestrian path that winds between them.

Villa Reden, Chorzów, Silesia, southern Poland
Design: Architekt Maciej Franta – Franta Group
Villa Reden Apartments Chorzów, Silesia housing
photo : Tomasz Zakrzewski
Villa Reden Apartments
The unique context of the place and the potential negative consequence of implementing a new tissue in this unique area meant that the decision to shape a new building was not easy and had to refer directly to these guidelines, not compete with them, and “respond” to the environment with its uniqueness in a contemporary way.

Kindergarten in Opole / Malina, Upper Silesia, southern Poland
Architects: PORT
Opole kindergarten building in Poland - Warsaw Architecture Tours
photo : Stan Zajączkowski
New kindergarten in Opole / Malina
The architects aimed to create inspiring and stimulating kindergarten’s space, to foster kids growth and development. The building acts as a ‘vassel’ for young human beings, where its form casts user’s behavior, sense of security and self-esteem

Mausoleum of Martyrdom, south-central Poland
Architects: Nizio Design International
Polish Architecture News Mausoleum of Martyrdom Michniów
photo : Marcin Czechowicze
Mausoleum of Martyrdom, Michniów
Viewed from the outside, from its northern and southern elevations, the building of the Mausoleum of Martyrdom of Polish Villages in Michniów brings to mind wooden country cottages arranged one behind the other. This row of symbolic huts has a disturbing form.

Konieczny’s Ark, Brenna, Cieszyn County, Silesia
Architects: KWK PROMES
Konieczny's Ark - Polish Architecture News
picture : Olo Studio
Konieczny’s Ark in Brenna
The most appropriate building turned out to be a fully open on mountain landscape one-storey building, which gives the same view to all of the interiors. Because of the plot being located in an absolute wilderness a problem of security came out.

Recent Architecture in Poland:

Museum of the History of the Polish Jews
Design: Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects
Museum of the History of the Polish Jews building Poland
photog : Juha Salminent
Museum of the History of the Polish Jews

Baltyk Tower, Poznań, west-central Poland
Design: MVRDV, Architects
Baltyk Tower Poland Building - Warsaw Architecture Tours
image : Ossip van Duivenbode
Baltyk Tower Building
First MVRDV project in Poland

CKK Jordanki Auditorium, Torun
Design: Menis
CKK Jordanki Auditorium
photograph © Jakub Certowicz
CKK Jordanki Auditorium Building
Nominated for Mies van der Rohe 2017 Awards ; winner of Gold Award of Public Space Design at Taipei International Design Awards 2016

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Warsaw National Stadium

Warsaw Airport Building

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