For the 9th edition of Warsaw Under Construction festival BudCud realized a largescale installation on the Parade Square in Warsaw, that consisted of a colour intervention ‚Squares within Square’, 8 baugespann and speculative archeology pavilion ‚The Square Post’. Installation, by the means of fragmentary prototypes, analogies and spatial sketches, shows the character and size of the future Central Square.
A colour intervention in Parade Square outlines the area of the future square in order to raise awareness of the scale of the planned public space. The existing surface of Parade Square has been covered with real-scale graphic representations of famous public squares: Old Town Market Square in Warsaw, Place des Vosges in Paris, Piazza del Campo in Siena and Times Square in New York. The squares help to identify contemporary problems of urban public spaces and related development projects. The graphic is bordered with baugespann structures: Swiss planning devices that mark height and size of the future building. In Warsaw art duo DWA ZETA designed dedicated flags that were put on the baugespann tops.
▼阅兵广场上的色彩介入勾勒出未来广场的区域，a colour intervention in Parade Square outlines the area of the future square
▼1：1的平面图展示出世界各地的著名广场，the existing surface of Parade Square has been covered with real-scale graphic representations of famous public squares
▼平面图的边界环绕着一系列跨架结构，the graphic is bordered with baugespann structures
Square Post是一座开放式的凉亭，旨在引发人们对过去、现在和未来的思考。位于Marszałkowska街道附近，TR Warszawa剧院和现代艺术博物馆在这条街道上相会。这座凉亭可供人们在其中探讨优秀公共空间所需要具备的品质，也可满足人们日常集会的需求，同时作为广场旅程的起点，为教学活动提供场地。
The Square Post is an open pavilion of speculative archeology of the past, present and future, that marks the north-eastern corner of the future Central Square. It is located near Marszałkowska St., in the place where the designed edifices of the TR Warszawa theatre and the Museum of Modern Art will meet. The Post is a venue of discussions about the qualities that good public space in the centre of Warsaw should demonstrate. It serves the needs of meetings, functions as the starting point of guided tours of the square and marks the zone of educational activities.
▼Square Post旨在引发人们对过去、现在和未来的思考，Square Post is an open pavilion of speculative archeology of the past, present and future
The Post has a simple engineering-like character. Its monochrome appearance was inspired by colours of museum (white) and theatre (black) facades. The pavilion roof covers formally austere geometrical pieces of furniture. One of them recreates the shape of the museum building arcade, the other imitates the planned auditorium of the theatre and a structure of its facade, whereas the prominent column and a lamp bear reference to the scale and style of the Palace of Culture, which towers above the site. Thus, the Post functions as a device that reflects the size and array of elements of small architecture that the square may feature in the future. At the same time, it addresses in a metaphorical way the main problems in shaping public space of the future square by highlighting its more ephemeral components, such as light, shade and greenery.
▼凉亭的黑白色外观参考了附近博物馆和剧院立面的用色，the monochrome appearance was inspired by colours of museum and theatre facades
▼凉亭的屋顶下方摆放着一些造型简单的家具，the pavilion roof covers formally austere geometrical pieces of furniture
▼“礼堂”台阶与吊灯，the “auditorium” seats and the lamp
WARSZAWA W BUDOWIE 9 PLAC DEFILAD: A STEP FORWARD
CLIENT: MUZEUM SZTUKI NOWOCZESNEJ W WARSZAWIE, MUZEUM WARSZAWY
LOCATION: PLAC DEFILAD, WARSAW, PL
PROGRAM: EXHIBITION DESIGN, PUBLIC SPACE
AREA: 15 000 M2
STATUS: BUILT 2017
TEAM: BUDCUD: MATEUSZ ADAMCZYK, AGATA WOŹNICZKA (AUTHORS), SŁAWOMIR PUCEK (STRUCTURAL ENGINEER), LEA MOUREAU, JOANNA RYŚ
PHOTOS: BUDCUD, MARCIN CZECHOWICZ, WOJTEK RADWAŃSKI