BLOKOWICE is a collection of paper cut-out models representing 1960s-1980s modernist and brutalist architecture of Katowice, capital of Upper Silesian Industrial Region (Poland). The series features: iconic buildings to be found in the city centre (Spodek, Superjednostka), prefab blocks from the outskirts (Osiedle Odrodzenia), a charactersitic star-shaped estate (Osiedle Gwiazdy), as well as the controversial brutalist building of Katowice railway station demolished in 2011. To celebrate the unique character of Katowice, a postindustrial pit-shaft model was included as well. The whole set is printed on recycled paper and includes a short technical note on building`s architects, year of construction and exact location
Architect: Maciej Gintowt, Maciej Krasiński, Jerzy Hryniewiecki / 1964–1971
Sport & Show Arena , Al. Wojciecha Korfantego 35, Katowice
The set contains 3 sheets of recycled paper: 300g (cover) and 200g (cut-outs). Printed in Poland.
Technical collaboration: TheMolino Proyectos Architects.
Pack size: 23 cm x 35 cm
Assembled Model: 6 cm (height) 12 cm (diameter)
Delivery time: 3-5 days