FAKRO, a global manufacturer of roof windows and bimobject.com were co-organizers of International Design Competition for architects FAKRO fusion – before and after.
The competition officially ended 20th February 2018.
We received a lot of projects that surprised us with ingenuity and innovation. They were evaluated by an international Jury composed of:
Ethel Baraona Pohl, critic, writer and curator. Co-founder of the independent research studio and publishing house dpr-barcelona. Editor of Quaderns d'arquitectura i urbanisme from 2011-2016, and contributor to several magazines and books. Her writing appears in Open Source Architecture, The Form of Form, Together! The New Architecture of the Collective, Architecture is All Over, Inéditos 2017, Harvard Design Magazine, and Volume, among others.
Rafał Pieszko, menthol architects. Between 2005-2010 he worked as architect on various designs and construction projects in Ireland. He gained there experience in widely understood sustainable architectural design: energy efficient and passive buildings. In 2017 menthol architects was nominated in the plebiscite "Innovations in architecture". In his work, Rafał implements the creativity resulting from the needs, which arises in respect of nature and gives joy to the future users. He believes that only simultaneous thinking about man and his environment is the answer to the future - sustainable development. Architecture is for him a special art, having features of social utility, the art of a social mission.
Sławomir Gawlik, FAKRO Group Marketing Director. A graduate of the University of Economics in Krakow at the Department of Management and Marketing. Finished MBA studies as well. For many years associated with FAKRO, initially as an export manager, then responsible for trade fairs and service activities. Currently, as the marketing director coordinating the preparation, development and implementation of the marketing strategy in the FAKRO Group. Contributor of the concept of competitions addressed to professionals, especially designers and architects. Passionate about sports, literature, travel and photography, especially architectural objects.
We would like to thank you for your interest in our competition,
congatulate the winners, and encourage you to participate in the next edition.