That many entities entered the tender announced by the city council. The winner will prepare design documents, and implement the guidelines developed in the prototyping process.
Maki architekci wants Krakow to do the job for 369 PLN. PLN. Palmite Seb. Z o. s. A komandytowa from Warsaw proposed 587 thousand. PLN and LPW Sp. z oo from Katowice – 644 thousand Polish zloty. After analyzing the offers, a decision will be taken to select the contractor.
About how pl. Orła Białego, was discussed in recent months during the city’s prototyping process. In this way, detailed designer instructions have been prepared.
An outdoor space and green area
The town square character will have the cobbled portion of the square around the historic fountain. It will be linked to a unified roof in the western part of the square in front of the headquarters of the Academy of Arts and Banks. It will be a place for organizing social and cultural events.
Greenery will dominate the southern part of the square (closer to the cathedral). There is also a low stage planned. In the eastern part there will be a park along the residential buildings with commercial buildings on the ground floors. A sculptural group with a Flora and two vases (previously adorning the facade of the Academy of Arts) will be formed again, to be displayed against the background of the palace beneath the globe.
Vehicle traffic will be restricted to the bare minimum (excluding deliveries to restaurants, access to properties with parking in inner courtyards, and access to services). Plac Orła Białego is a place where walkers and cyclists can feel comfortable.
There were actually many projects
New face design for this space has a very long history in Szczecin. In the years 2006-16, the city spent a total of 230 thousand. PLN for many different planning and concept documents, none of which have been implemented. Later, an architectural competition was announced to develop a plot of land. Orła Biaego, but the winning work was severely criticized by residents and the results were canceled. Then it was decided that the best solution would be a prototyping process, which would precede further design work.