Experts - architecture

Grzegorz Piątek

Grzegorz Piątek

Architecturalcriticand curator, graduated from the department of Architectureat Warsaw University of Technologyin 2006. From 2011 onwards he has workedwith the Foundation forArchitectureCenterin Warsaw.He is the curatorof exhibitions andart projectsrelated to architecture, inter alia  Hotel Polonia;“TheAfterlifeof Buildings” award the Golden Lionfor the bestnationalexhibition on theXIBiennale, Venice (with Jarosław Trybuś, 2008); Open: Poland. Architectureand Identity, Royal Institute of BritishArchitects, London(as part of“Polska!Year”,with RobWilson,2009);Modernización/Modernització, Cuenca / Barcelona(with J.Trybuś, 2010); Mountainfor Warsaw,Bęc ZmianaFoundation, Warsaw (2009).Currently he leads -LeCorbusYear-artisticeducationprogrammeon the occasion ofthe 125thanniversary ofLeCorbusier.Mr. Piątek has authored numerousarticles and essayson the topics of architecture,design, and city. During the years 2005 through until 2011, he was a member of theeditorial boardof the monthly "Architektura-murator". He was awarded ‘’The annual Laureate of award the Ministerof Cultureand National Heritage andDiplomaof the Minister of Foreign Affairsfor the promotion ofPolishin the world’’, in 2009. Photo: Mikołaj Długosz

Lászlό Rajk

Architect and designer, a former Hungarian dissident. A Doctor of Liberal Arts from Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Architecture. In 1998, he was one of the founders of the Network of Free Initiatives and the Liberal Party, the Alliance of Free Democrats. Between 1990–1996 he has a Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Committee on Culture and Member of the Parliament. Since 1992 he has worked as a Professor of Film Architecture at the Hungarian Film Academy in Budapest. From 1995–98 he was an advisor to the Hungarian National UNESCO Committee (World Heritage). In 2003, he became Legal Cultural Advisor to the European Union. A winner of numerous awards, including the Imre Prize (for the design of the reburying of the Martyrs of 1956), and in 2005, Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit and the Solidarity Award (Poland). Since 2014 giving lectures and master classes at the Center for Human Values at Princeton University, at the Library of Congress in Washington and the Film Factory Sarajevo University. Art director of “Son of Saul” which wonOscar andGrand Prix at Cannes Festival in 2015.