January 8, 2020
Architect Robert Skitek of RS+ has designed a collection of public seating shelters that line a walkway alongside a river in Cieszyn, Poland, that’s additionally the border with the Czech Republic.
Supplied with a really slender and deserted strip of land on the steep financial institution of the Olza River, the architect aimed to create a pretty public house and to design carriers for an exhibition concerning the historical past of a divided space.
Designed to be an ‘Out of doors Museum’, the round seating platforms named ‘The Instances Circles’, encourage individuals to chill out and benefit from the view, however on the similar time, in addition they present a second to study concerning the historical past of the realm.
The architects point out, “crucial problem was to create a attribute ingredient – a logo of the Museum, which might hyperlink areas belonging to 2 totally different international locations. We determined to create a form of enchantment for these strolling on the opposite facet of the border river: “hey, right here we’re, it’s value coming right here, we invite you warmly”.
At night time ‘The Instances Circles’ are illuminated to draw the eye of pedestrians and supply details about essential occasions within the historical past of the town. This info might be seen on the plaques which are hooked up to the outside of the circles.