Archipelago - Social And Spatial Revitalisation of the Housing Estate Neighbourhood

project description

Project of social renovation of public space in Warsaw, in the area build during the socialism era. The proces was launched by "Na Miejscu / On Site" Foundation for Local Communities in 2013 with creation of a common vision hammered out during open workshops supervised by experts from Project for Public Spaces. As a result of this efforts, the specific data and experience were collected, which served as initial resource for the project. CENTRALA joined the process in February 2014. The strategy and the design was delivered throughout summer 2014.

Realisation of the first element: September 2015

The Project was awarded by PricewaterhouseCoopers and Forbes in the "Sustainable Development Leaders" contest and the United Nations Development Program for "The best social partnership".

project facts

The project is meant not only as physical renovation of the common space between estate’s residential buildings. It also provides a social engagement agenda. Starting with the design work from February 2014 the team incorporated the participation process. During the consultation residents had the opportunity to indicate "islands" preferred for the prospective use of the square. The project proposes a number of new features, partially temporary ones as experiment in the public space. The inhabitants were taking part in decision making about directions, functional solutions and the final shape of the project.

"THE ARCHIPELAGO STRATEGY"
The structure allows the project to develop over time, instead of being completed as a single investment. It is, therefore, possible to fund the project from different sources
Proposals: municipal budget, reserves; an auction for the partners; participation budget; a "small grant"; carrying out the construction together with the residents, as a local initiative; being designed by young studios, in the form of residence

authors

"Na Miejscu / On Site" Foundation for Local Communities (MARTA TRAKUL-MASŁOWSKA, KRZYSZTOF HERMAN); Centrala (MAŁGORZATA KUCIEWICZ, SIMONE DE IACOBIS, KRZYSZTOF SYRUĆ, MARCEL DAWID, TOMASZ KOCZUR), PIOTR BUJAS, 4 Pory Roku (KATARZYNA FIDURA-TRATKIEWICZ)
Partners: Project for Public Spaces, Wola District (City of Warsaw), Skanska

by project advancement
HANSEN_zaproszenie_PL2 rozwarstwianiesocmodernizmu_212782 Jacek_Damiecki_MAKROFORMY fot._Michal_Matejko CENTRALA_Ajnr_2m TG2016_2 tumblr_o7twb270Jh1ufnwhyo5_1280 12513924_10207178212108566_5717199827902586919_o outdoor_ring_blanket DSC_5227_POLIN_day2 De_Iacobis_Simone_09 1_probki HAN_SER_11mini LtC_2Wirkus night_out PZYZBA_13 render_z_gory_poprawiony_SM SDI_0598 michal jonca _BGF2543_AIR2 filizanka DSC_1005 DSC_0869 copy 11 Zamecznik_CENTRALA_01m rakowiec17 1606461_786350814724860_444746819_o skwer_w_pawilonie_strefa_parkour_1200px 1378676_166040136925676_648037791_n IMG_0361 DSC_0794mini Studio_b Illus_1 piern2 OHEL_front view_3 RM net 2 smile koncept zolty2 skwer2 7mini DSC_0726 copy 9 DSC_0404 NUKII_1 8 info2 keret_warsztaty_ksia_z_ka_test51 plakatroma 9_PODKOWA house_mockup_2_Jakub Szczesny czysta logo Sil_07 STAD render podstawowy 600 HOO 02schematy_przekro WROC render3 WWR 05 kro ele MHP impresja net4 036_3 007_3 vis2 009_2 TEST_zaproszenie2 024_1 wnetrze-005_pt cover makieta021 ele ikonka CERANOW house_Jakub Szczesny_view 3 030_1 centrala7x 035_1 015_3 polin3 mis_makieta 002_3 06_wz 031_6 001_1