Irena Bajerska

Irena Bajerska

Cisównica, Poland, 1943

Rooftop of the University Library
Warsaw, Poland

The Warsaw University Library new building by architects Marek Budzyński and Zbigniew Badowski was opened on December 15th, 1999 and includes a botanical garden, located on the roof, designed by Irena Bajerska. Opened to the general public, it is one of the largest roof gardens in Europe that is also an urban park.

Jadwiga Grabowska-Hawrylak

Jadwiga Grabowska-Hawrylak

Tarnawce, Poland, 1920

Sedesowce – Manhattan Housing Units
Wrocław, Poland

In 1974 Jadwiga Grabowska Hawrylak received an honorary prize from SARP (Association of Polish Architects) for the project Sedesowce, the housing units in Wrocław. They are an impressive example of modern housing, surprised by its blend of surfaces and models, in an almost Op art pattern.

Teresa Kruszewska

Teresa Kruszewska

Warsaw, Poland, 1927 · 2014

Reversible Child's Armchair
Produced by Mebloartyzm Cooperative, Wojnicz, Poland
National Museum, Warsaw

Reversible children’s chair is one of her first furniture projects that she designed for children. This furniture is marked by the beauty of its lines and proportion and lightness of its form, developed from the construction itself, and making full use of the material’s potential, non the less it’s multifunction as a toy.