Robert o projekcie

An architect, graduate of Architecture at Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice. In 1996 he received the certificate of New Jersey Institute of Technology. A leader and a founder of KWK Promes architecture studio established in 1999. In 2016 project – National Museum – Dialogue Centre Przełomy in Szczecin was found World Building of the Year 2016 in the international competition World Architecture Festival. Also in 2016 the same project was announced to be The Best Public Space in Europe by Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona in the competition European Prize for Urban Public Space. The latest award for architect is the title of the Best New Private House in worldwide competition Wallpaper Design Awards 2017 for the Konieczny’s Ark. Konieczny was ten times nominee of the European Award of Mies van der Rohe Foundation (for Aatrial House, OUTrial House, Komoda House, Broken House, Safe House, Auto-Family House, Living-Garden House in Katowice and Living-Garden House in Izbica, Konieczny’s

Ark and Museum Dialogue Centre Przełomy in Szczecin). He is a holder of the award for the House of the Year 2006, winning with the Aatrial House as the best housing project in a competition organized by World Architecture News. In 2011 Konieczny was awarded by the Minister of Culture in Poland for his outstanding achievements in the field of architecture as a second architect ever gaining this kind of prize. In 2007 the KWK Promes office was listed among 44 best young architects of the world published by ‘Scalae’. Same year the ‘Wallpaper’ magazine issued Konieczny’s practice as one of the 101 most exciting architecture studios in the world. Year 2008 brought him prize of The European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum for Europe’s Emerging Young Architects ‘Europe 40 under 40’. That year had more coming as the International Jury of Museum of Architecture and Design in Chicago put the Aatrial House and the Hidden House on the list of the best houses in the

world. In 2009 the Safe House was in the World Architecture Festival Awards 2009 final among the best realizations in the world and the OUTrial House was a finalist of LEAF Awards 2009 in Berlin.

Hans Ibelings in his book „European Architecture since 1890” placed KWK Promes studio among the conceptualists.