Week 3 - The area along the river is poorly developed. For some years a city beach has been created in some places during the summer, but still the development of the river is chaotic and ill-considered, and the river itself is becoming increasingly dirty.
Week 1 - Hi, my name is Paulina. I'm an interior designer from Poland. Here is a map of my city - Warsaw - the capital of Poland. I've made traced map using Adobe Illustrator. I wanted to show you the scale of the city and its division into two parts separated by the Vistula River.
Warsaw is one of the most air polluted cities in Poland. The worst case is in the center of the city where are huge car traffic and almost no greenery. Here you can see current situation and some kind of possible solution.
Week 2 - Design for Public Good. I choose the Park in Powsin which is on the Warsaw Slope. It's a public good for all the reasons - it's close to the nature, it's free and open for everyone all year long, it has it's own water intake, botanical garden - a place worth watching and worth protecting.
Week 6 - Modelling in urbanism. That's a pretty cool assignment. It lets you understand what shading is. In Poland, the technical conditions require that each room in the apartment ihas to be sunny for at least 3 hours a day (In the sunshine months). Setting up such a large building in front of 4-story building as mine would have a very negative impact on low-rise residents, because at some hours the sun would not have reached them. I wonder what are the technical conditions in other…