Paulina Olszowy reflects on new housing concepts at

24 / 02 / 2021

Winner of the second prize at the Roca One Day Design Challenge held in Poland in 2019, Paulina has just written an article for in which she analyzes how post-industrial buildings can become housing complexes.

Paulina Oszowy is an architect and holds a degree from Krakow University of Technology and Silesian University of Technology.

She has had the opportunity to gain her professional experience both in Poland and in Switzerland, and has obtained several recognitions throughout her career, among them an honorable mention in the international competition for the Center of Literature and Language Planet Lem in 2019, as well as being a finalist in the Cuicocha Lookout–Observation Tower competition in 2020. Paulina has co-created the Instagram account @Takie_Miejsca, where she aims to bring architecture closer to people from a different point of view.

Her passion for architecture and literature are reflected in the article she has written for, within the month’s topic “New Concepts for Housing”.

In “Living in Postindustrial Buildings”, Paulina proposes an alternative to traditional housing based on the use of post-industrial buildings, an architectural solution for the current housing crisis that might have surprising results.

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