Team n° 37

GARBARNIA - Student housing – Modular wooden architecture

Project description

Garbarnia is a project that includes a new form of student housing and community center in an old factory in the area of Kamionek Warsaw. The main idea is to create an attractive enviroment for students and also to make the design enviromentally friendly, minimizing construction waste in accordance with surrounding buildings. The project is based on the use of prefabricated wooden modules, which are spread out over in the area so as not to form a continuous long mass but smaller connected units.

Slovak University of Technology In Bratislava


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Architectural plans


Students team members

Sandra Blaškovičova
Martina Bežová


Henrich Pifko

Henrich Pifko is teaching at the Faculty of Architecture and Design of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava at the Institute of Ecological and Experimental Architecture , he also works as a freelance architect. He graduated at FA STU and did his dissertation at the Institute of Construction and Architecture of Slovak Academy of Sciences. He is an authorized architect of Slovak Chamber of Architects and a certified passive home designer. He co-founded ArTUR, BicyBa and iEPD. In his architectural studio, he focuses on energy-efficient and environmentally friendly homes.