“Copernicus” Science Center was established along the Vistula River, in the vicinity of Warsaw University Library, Swietokrzyski bridge and the planned subway station “Powisle”.
The author of the project in the architecture is RAr-2 Laboratory of Architecture Gilner + Kubec from Ruda Slaska, selected in competition decided in December 2005. Projects of design and installation arose at the company Buro Happold.
The center is composed of :
- an L-shaped building of two - storey ground area of 15 thousand m2. The building can accommodate permanent and temporary exhibitions, laboratories and workshops, conference center, cafes and restaurants, as well as an office.
- parking and a workshop in the basement
- multimedia planetarium with dome (diameter of 16 meters), located in a block- looking like appearance of boulder. There will be a viewing platform as well.
- The Park of Discoverers surrounding the Center with facilities to carry out experiments in the open air, outdoor art gallery, amphitheater.
It is the largest science center in Poland, one of the largest in Central and Eastern Europe. We have great satisfaction from the fact that our radiators are used in such a prestigious building.