LAZNIA 1 2010 - International Student Workshop EUROPEAN URBAN ENERGY BOX
9–14 MAY 2010
EUROPEAN URBAN ENERGY BOX | International Student Workshop

Main co-ordinator and scientific secretary: Gabriela Rembarz, WAPG,

Group’s tutors:
Michał Jońca, Maciej Kaufman, Michał Krenz, Konrad Lewacki, Przemek Olszewski, Łukasz Pancewicz, Gall Podlaszewski, Natalia Soliwoda, Magdalena Stefanowicz, Tomasz Stanisławczyk, Joanna Szczepańska, Gaweł Tyrała, Joanna Zarucka

Participants: students of architecture faculties of colleges and technical universities from the EU countries and Turkey.

Each 5 years designing workshop/seminar of architecture faculties of schools cooperating within the frame of Erasmus programme take place. Resembling a relay race, each workshop is held at a different school. The meeting gives an opportunity to get to know the host: the city and the school, and to exchange the experience of studying abroad. The leitmotiv of this year’s meeting is the Urban Energy approached from diverse perspectives.
The final presentation of the workshop’s outcome will take place at Laznia on Friday, 14 May 2010, at 10.00 AM.

The workshop will be completed by a scientific seminar Urban Energy, presenting the papers of graduate students of the Architecture Faculty of Gdańsk Technical University (WAPG). The seminar will take place on 12 May 2010, 10.00 AM–5 PM, in the Main Hall of Gdańsk Technical University, room 403.
Honorary patrons:
IFHP  International Federation for Housing and Planning
ISOCARP International Society of City and Regional Planners
ESN Erasmus Student Network

WAPG – Architecture Faculty of Gdańsk Technical University
Revitalization Department of Gdańsk City Hall
Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art

Support organizers:
TUP Młodzi, Gdańsk division (Association of WAPG Students),
Szkoła Podstawowa nr 65 ,Gdańsk


Michał Jońca, born In 1978. Designer and illustrator. He studied architecture at Warsaw Technical University and Technishe Universiteit Eindhoven, from which he graduated in 2008. Currently he works for 590architekci and Architektura-Murator Magazine since 1998. Throughout his many achievements as an architect, urban planner and illustrator it is worth to mention winning project of Polish Souvenir- Szopieżwał in 2009, 2nd Prize for cover of Architektura-murator magazine in 2009, 1st Prize for urban and architectural conception for Marszałkowska and Aleje Jerozolimskie streets in Warsaw in 2004, 3rd Prize at Communication Booth Design Competition by Archinect Magazine (USA) in 2001 and 4 time (once as a tutor) participation in EASA Architecture Students Workshop, 1998-2001.

Maciej Kaufman (1983), architect, graduated from Gdansk University of Technology. Author of Polish Association of Urban Planners' best diploma project of 2008. Lives in Warsaw, works for Bulanda, Mucha Architekci.

Michal Krenz, born in 1980 in Gdansk, architect, urban planner, writer, painter. He debuted in Polish-German literature magazine WIR („Innenstadt/Śródmieście”, 1999), in 2010 his novels and photographs entitled „entropie” were published. His art exhibitions includes Gdansk, Berlin, Faro and Lisbon, installation Post-Altana at Zdarzenie 2009 Festiwal in Tczew. He has been interest in making short filmsand writing screenplays. He took part in „Pejzaż z Singerem”  and was a member of ground and aerial fire brigade in White Waltham Airfield West London Aero Club.

Konrad Lewacki, PhD student at the Faculty of Architecture (Wrocław
University of Science), where I teach (some experimental courses),
organize workshops ( and study. At present I also
collaborate with the architecturural practice of Piotr Szarejko (BAPS) and the
Contemporary Art Gallery in Wrocław (BWA). I gained my experience
mostly during a cooperation with Odile Decq in Paris and Zvi Hecker in
Berlin, where I was responsible for international competitions and
project delivery.

Przemysław Olszewski,
born 14.06.1983 Bydgoszcz, Poland, architect, graduate of Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands (2008) and Gdansk University of Technology, Poland (graduate with honours 2009). Since 2008 registered as an architect at Stichting Bureau Architectenregister (SBA) in the Netherlands. Worked in offices in Gdansk, Gdynia and Stuttgart. Participated in numerous architectural workshops (including OSSA, IFHP). A holder of STIR Scholarship for a research stay in Stuttgart (2006-07). A member of Erasmus Student Network Gdansk and Urban-Architectural Brigade (BUA). At present, a Phd candidate at Gdansk University of Technology and a practising architect in Warsaw, Poland. 

Lukasz Pancewicz  March, Town planner and urban designer, independent consultant and PhD student of the Technical University of Gdansk. The main focus of his expertise is implementation of the urban design projects, sustainable development strategies and urban design. His professional experience includes a number of planning and urban design studies and projects in Ireland and Poland. Chartered member of the Polish Chamber of Town Planners (Izba Urbanistów).

Gall Tadeusz Podlaszewski,
born in Koszalin (1984), 2009 graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology (MA Thesis under guidance of Professor Ewa Kuryłowicz: Space for Democracy: Redevelopment of the Main Square of Koszalin. Essay: Democracy, space and architecture.) 2009 was granted DAAD Scholarship, at Institut für Regional- und Stdadtplanung, Technische Universität Berlin, and 2005-2006 was granted Erasmus Scholarship, at Facoltà di Architettura, Vallegiulia, Università degli Studi di Roma. Initiator and coordinator of the 11th PlaNet Congress
Warsaw 2007 – TOP DOWN / BOTTOM UP – Social Participation in Formation of Urban Space. Currently visiting lecturer at the Institute of Design, Technical University of Koszalin.

Natalia Soliwoda
, born in 1984, studied at Architecture Faculty, Technical University of Gdańsk (2003-2008). For her diploma “Urban re-composition for Zaspa Towarowa roundhouse site- THE XXL TOYBLOCKS” she received 2008’s The Annual SARP Prize. Postgraduate studies in Urban Planning. She used to work for Grupa 5, currently for fo-architekci. She organized Architecture Workshop City Głusk, Lublin 2008 and Polish Students’ Summer Workshop OSSA 2008 in Lublin.

Tomasz Stanisławczyk,
graduated from Gdańsk University of Technology  in 2008, graduation project was awarded by The North Council of Town Planners and The Society of Polish Town Planners. In 2007 he participated  in Erasmus exchange programme at Technische Universiteit in Delft and had professional practice at Atelier Kempe Thill  in Rotterdam. Since 2009 he works as architect/urbanist assistant at BPBK SA in Gdańsk.

Magdalena Stefanowicz, graduated architect from Gdańsk University of Technology, Master in Urban Design. In 2007-2008 has been a student of Urban Design in City and Landscape Department at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture in Copenhagen. She had also professional practice in VELUX office in Copenhagen. Currently she studies Management and Economy at Gdańsk University of Technology and works as an architect/urbanist in BPBK office. 

Gaweł Tyrała, he graduated from Faculty of Architecture at Technical University of Wrocław (2007) and Institut d’arquitectura avancada de Catalunya, Barcelona, where he works as well. He was nominated for the Sarp Wrocław Diploma of the year 2007. He gained his architecture and urban planning experience at Vicente Guallarta’s office in Barcelona and at Roman Rutkowski office in Wrocław. He has coordinated and organized  workshops for Architecture Students of Poland OSSA in Wrocław, Gdynia and Gliwice. He was the iniciator of Plenart workshops for architecture, arts and history of art students. Currently lives and work in Warsaw, inter alia as a correspondent for “Architecture & Business”. He enjoys sport, photography, cycling and traveling.

Joanna Zarucka
(1984) architect, graduate of Technical University In Gdańsk.
Participant of numerous architectural workshops in Poland and abroad ( OSSA, EASA, PAO). Initiator and coorganizer of an architectural workshop “Small interventions” in Gdańsk with co-operation of  Arvid Wölfel. Professional experience taken in Germany (Lehmann Architekten) and in Poland. Currently lives and works in Three-City.

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