We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to one of our Honorable mention winners for our "Painters' Lake House" competition – Adam Górka and Łukasz Rossa from Poland!

Adam Górka and Łukasz Rossa from Poland

We met in a small architectural office where we dealt with residential architecture, mainly single-family house designs. Although our paths diverged and we currently work in different places, we decided to create a project together. On a daily basis, we study at the Faculty of Architecture of the Warsaw University of Technology in Warsaw, Poland.

Brief information about the projects that you/your company have been involved with. For instance, what scale have you focused on/preferred, any significant projects where the company/ individuals have been involved?

As part of projects at the university, we design projects of various scales and topics. For instance, a research and development campus, a school, or an urban project of a housing estate.

What does architecture mean to you and what is the role of an architect in your society?

For us, architecture is the art of capturing the sense of space. Each project is different and requires an individual approach to a given problem. It is important for us that the architecture is not only fully functional, but also corresponds to the given location. To achieve this, we always think about site-specific architectural patterns and local materials.

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

We participate in architectural competitions to test ourselves on the international stage. During our studies, we mainly design in Poland. Competitions, especially international ones, allow us to encounter other cultures with different building and aesthetic needs.

What advice would you give to individuals who struggle to decide whether it would be beneficial for them to participate in architecture competitions?

Competitions are a great opportunity to practice teamwork and additional projects are perfect for diversifying your portfolio.

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