Design intentions The project is an answer for social needs coming from current and previous inhabitants of Darlowo. Darlowo had been a German city ( named Rugenwalde) up to the Second World War, when became Polish property and its German inhabitants were forced to move out. Despite the historical facts,many of Germans regularly visit that Polish city and stay in friendly contacts with present residents.
The project was thought to be a meeting and integration point between polish and Germans.It is situated in distinctive place, bridging two city parts separated by the river. First part represents primary, historical city structure, secondary is a result of spreading the city during last five-six decades. On the project area, we can find post-german house, that is adopted on cultural aims.
The building consist of two parts, that are separated in overground area - as a symbol of two different nationalities and connected under the ground - as a symbol of common history. Two wings of the building generate the square
in the middle - integration place.The main part of underground floor is labyrinth made by glass walls.The labyrinth generates paths informing about city history in chronological way. First, overground floor consist of Polish-German library and restaurant, last floor is booked for hotel rooms.