Miasteczko Wilanów won the prestigious award - "Award for Excellence" from the Urban Land Institute.
In the same time Miasteczo Wilanów beat more than 40 rivals from nearly 20 countries around the world.
Receiving the prestigious award Miasteczko Wilanów was considered as the excellent because of its openness. Project Miasteczko Wilanów is specyfic because of no hedge even there is the wide area of 169 hectares.
Miasteczko Wilanow is opposed to widely practice phenomenon in the world, called urban sprawl - uncontrolled growing of towns. Housing estate is built with harmony with two other, very important features, Wilanowski Palace and Świątynia Opatrzności Bożej (Temple of the God’s Providence). The goal, which was given at the very beginning, and achieved by now is fact that none of the buildings do not destroy the view of these two objects and is not overwhelming them by architecture style or height of buildings.
The town was designed by several excellent Polish architects' offices. It is Polish, authentic project. You can not also copy the Miasteczko Wilanów and build in any other country in the world.
Projects from around the world
To win the final was not easy, because the Miasteczko Wilanów had to defeat their opponents from Europe or Africa. This year 43 notifications from 17 countries were sent. But only 14 facilities were qualified for the finals including: shopping mall Istinye Park in Turkey or housing estate Yas Island Development in the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi.
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Urban Land Institute