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A post-socialist city: a “turn” in shaping the architectural image of a city at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. The case of Łódź
(Łódzkie Towarzystwo Naukowe, 2015)
Following the political breakthrough of 1989 architects were faced with completely new challenges. After the lethargy of the 1980s Polish architecture experienced a real turn. A remarkable transformation was taking place ...
The urban space in Łódź as an archive. Material traces of Construction in Process
(Stowarzyszenie Sztuka i Dokumentacja, 2015)
At the end of October and at the beginning of November 1981 (26.10 – 15.11.1981) Łódź hosted the first Construction in Process. Although it was held outside the official structures and institutional art circulation, it ...
Artystyczne i naukowo-dokumentacyjne podróże po łódzkim Manhattanie
(Stowarzyszenie Sztuka i Dokumentacja, 2014)
In 1991, an innovative and original artistic space was created by Krystyna Potocka-Suwalska on the ground fl oor of a block of fl ats in Łódź’s Manhattan district (which is a housing estate dating from the 1970s). Since ...
Margins and marginalizations in a postsocialist urban area. The case of Łódź
(Łódzkie Towarzystwo Naukowe, 2014)
As a result of post-socialist political transformations and globalization-related pro-cesses, the architectural landscape of Central and Eastern European cities is undergoing signi-ficant metamorphosis. Their architecture ...
Conversions and Redefinitions – Architecture and Identity of a Place
(Łódzkie Towarzystwo Naukowe, 2013)
Architecture substantially strengthens and supports the identity of a city and its citizens. Buildings are the most easily and commonly available testimony to culture. The political transformation which took place in Poland ...