Invitation by Polish building clients to the Interaktywne Centrum Histori Ostrowo Turnskiego (Interactive Heritage Centre of Cathedral Island) in Poznan (formerly Posen). In spite of its spatial proximity and membership in the Schengen area, Poland is still a “distant” country for quite a few people.
The Multimedia Media Museum (Architects Ad Artis Emerla, Jagiellowicz, Woyda Studio) is to give the visitor an insight into the genesis of the Polish nation. On the east bank of the River Warta, a markedly simple building structure presents itself, simila
A markedly simple and rather discreetly laid out entrance area.
The view from the roof terrace over the Gothic cathedral, whose origins date back to shortly before the first turn of the century.
A glance into one of the numerous exhibition rooms, winning over the visitor with a diverse range of me-dial stimuli.
View from the food court of Galeria Malta over the city lake Malta. The Galeria Malta is situated around one kilometre away from the Interaktwyne Centrum Histori Ostrowo Turnskiego.
German and other western European retail and restaurant chains dominate the Polish market in many ways.
Numerous ice-cream parlours with high-quality products can be found in the town centre.
With the opulent shopping and cultural centre Stary Browar (old brewery), a former brewery site was con-verted into a highlight of the city. The visitor is shown a successful fusion of old and new building fabric
The interior design of Stary Browar also took into account challenging objects of contemporary art.
The northern entrance area of Stary Browar is characterised by an impressive glass facade structure.
Poznan is situated on the River Warta. The course of the river is restrained in the city area by an optically not particularly attractive channel bed. The medieval cathedral church characterises the silhouette of the right side of the riverbank.
“Gründerzeit” buildings from the Wilhelminian aera of the city’s history also characterise the streetscape in many areas. However, it also becomes obvious in this respect that only contingent capital flows into maintaining this actually not unattractive b
The cityscape, however, is also impaired by derelict buildings situated between numerous well-refurbished buildings that are worth seeing in terms of urban development. The existing buying power flows into the elegant world of the large shopping malls and
The varied and well-maintained building fabric in the large market square describes a centre of develop-ing tourism that is pressing ahead.