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|Born||January 10, 1961|
|Alma mater||Warsaw University of Technology|
|Buildings||Sadyba Best Mall in Warsaw|
Paweł Wiktor Graliński (born 10 January 1961, Warsaw) is a Polish architect, renowned specialist in planning and design of mixed - use developments and commercial and entertainment centres in Poland and Europe.
Life and career
Graliński graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at the Warsaw University of Technology (1984). During his studies, he participated in registration of several monuments of historic architecture, and his work has been purchased by the Polish Academy of Sciences. Involved in the anti-communist opposition. Since 1984 he has lived and worked in Oslo, Norway, where from 1986, he led the design office ‘Andersen, Larsson, Graliński AS’, and from 1988 his own design studio. His professional contribution was pivotal for marked transition into modern shopping centres at the turn of eighties and nineties in Scandinavia. Aside from shopping developments, during this period, he designed several projects such as insurance company headquarters, office buildings, coastal land developments, housing, redevelopment projects and residential sites.
1996 he was invited to design Sadyba Best Mall in Warsaw. He realized this project from scratch. 1997 he founded in Poland his own architectural firm: Paweł W. Graliński Arch Magic Assoc. Architects (Arch Magic ®) dealing with complex investment projects and real estate development. Graliński is the author of several commercial projects, mixed-use, entertainment (including all Polish Cinema City projects), university buildings, office and industrial as well as residential areas and residences.
P. W. Graliński belongs to: Association of Norwegian Architects, Chamber of Architects, Engineers Chamber of the Republic of Poland, the Association of Polish Architects.
Awards and prizes
In 2002, his Shopping and Entertainment Centre, Warsaw - 'Sadyba Best Mall'- was internationally recognitised by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) for its innovative design. It was the first ICSC award for a project in Central and Eastern Europe regions.
He was further recognised:
- The most beautiful office building (Viking House, 2000, the prize by the Mayor of Warsaw, District of Ursynów)
- 'Building of the Year' (Punkt 44 entertainment centre in Katowice, Silesia, Poland, 2002, the prize by the Polish Association of Construction Engineers)
- 'Interior of the Year' (Cinema City Toruń, 2004, the Pomerania Marshal award.
Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw
New Technologies Centre, University of Warsaw
Focus Mall, Piła - Project
Cinema City, Manufaktura shopping centre, Łódź
Cinema City, Toruń
Punkt 44, Katowice
Viking House, office building, Warsaw
Vinterbro Center, Norway
- Vinterbro Center, Vinterbro, Norway, 1994
- Viking House, Warsaw, 2000
- Sadyba Best Mall, Warsaw, 2000 (first 3D IMAX® theatre in Poland)
- Punkt 44, Katowice (entertainment centre: cinema Multiplex & IMAX®, bowling), 2003
- Cinema City, Toruń, 2004
- Horse Race Apartments, Warsaw, 2005
- Cinema City (IMAX) Manufaktura, Łódź, 2005
- Cinema City Arkadia, Warsaw, 2006
- private residency, Konstancin-Jeziorna, 2006
- Focus Mall, shopping centre, Piła, project
- Centrum Nowych Technologii I (CENT I) University of Warsaw, 2013
- Faculty of Psychology University of Warsaw, project
- Vogla square, Warsaw– Wilanów, project
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