The History Behind Warsaw Modernist Architecture

It’s time to learn something! When we’re talking about Warsaw, the history just come together!

Before we introduce you a beautiful city with an amazing modernist architecture – Warsaw – we have to travel back in time and talk about history. Poland can teach us a lot, and we can take a rich lesson for the second war damages: you can always start over and think ahead.

So, let’s start know! We prepared you a list of some amazing places that you can visit. Grab a map, and come with us!


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Palace of Culture and Science 

 

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We start with one of the most famous buildings: The Palace of Culture and Science. When we look to this building the first thing in our minds can be: “I think that I saw this somewhere else”. Well, make sense, because it was building by a Russian architect.

This Palace already has more than sixty years but his beauty is timeless. The architect Lev Rudnev was in charge of the reconstruction and bring with him some Russian influences and inspirations since this one it was a “gift” from Stalin to Poland.

This building has a strong relationship with history, and still remains. After all of this years, his history it still is an attraction all over the world. His architecture represents controversial times, and it is a reflection of communism, and that’s why you can see a mix between modern architecture and classical sovietic!

Warsaw Spire

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Initially, the design concept was prepared by Belgian architecture inspiration, but now, this amazing building goes to the list of neomodern. This one is the second tallest tower in Poland, which means, that if you’re thinking about to visit this city, you will notice this.

This tower is so big as his power to bring people to see it. It’s a part of the biggest Warsaw tourists attraction.

 

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

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The Museum of the History of Polish Jews is a tribute to all of the Jews that had lived the most difficult times that history has told us. This one is really supported all over the world and that’s why have so many visitors that wants to know more, inspite of just take a look to his modern character.

This building represents the advance of the city and also of the minds. It also shows the unity of the world. This museum is also the kind that teach us something: we can always have a new good even after the bad times, and fight agaisnt the bad history. After this construction a unique documentation on Polisj judaism was collected.

So after so long, this city rebuilding keep on going!

 

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Trade Tower Warsaw

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The Trade Tower borned in 1997, and his construction was finished in 1999. This one is a really representation of the progress during the years, and after the damages of the war.

One of the most interesting facts about this building has to be with his architecture inspiration. From the outside we can look to a amazing and modern that fits perfectly with the urban design of Warsaw new town. But from the inside, his design travel back in time and took inspirations on the 20’s of 30’s of America.

So, this is a great change to take a look to a modern architecture that represents the quality and the prestige, but also, to American inspirations from the 20’s.

 

Prudential Warsaw

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The Prudencial Warsaw building is a real survivor. He lived the difficult war times, and that’s why it is a big symbol of modernist inter-war.

And well, when we heard that the most important thing is the interior… The Prudencial has some luxurious offices, inspite of this amazing architecture.  The building was finished by 1933, and it was a a partner in warsaw history, walking with the city in the most controversial times.

Warsaw history, as well, as all city histories and architecture are a really important part of who they are. Now, you can take a look at this amazing city and  you know what to expect: a lot of history and teaching. Don’t miss the opportunity to buy a ticket to Poland, and make a stop in the capital!


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