Architecture of the VII Day

Wrocław, Poland

Izabela Cichońska (Wroclaw, 1986) is an architect, researcher, and art director. She currently works as a production designer for feature films, in collaboration with Bazelevs Film Production company and CGF in Moscow. Previously, she led research projects at Moscow’s Strelka Institute, before which she worked at Pentagram in London. Her master’s of architecture thesis, at Wrocław University of Technology, was awarded Graduation Project of the Year in 2010 by the Polish Association of Architects.

Karolina Popera (Piechowice, 1993) is an architect and researcher, currently pursuing her master's degree in architecture at Wrocław University of Technology. In addition to architectural research and design, she collaborates on numerous projects as a web-developer and front end programmer. In 2015, she was shortlisted in the international REA Competition for her vision of the "future city.”

Kuba Snopek (Wroclaw, 1985) is an urban planner and researcher educated at Wrocław University of Technology and the Strelka Institute in Moscow. He works on architectural, urban planning, and research projects and has collaborated with Rem Koolhaas, Bjarke Ingels, and Justin McGuirk, among others. For five years, he curated and taught programs at the Strelka Institute and taught at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. His book "Belyayevo Forever," on the preservation of intangible heritage, was published in English, Polish and Russian.

Nicholas Moore (New Haven, 1984) is a builder, designer, and researcher based in Seattle. He previously directed research at the Strelka Institute and has worked in the building trades since 2001. He holds a bachelor’s degree in architectural history from Brown University and a master’s of architecture from RISD.

Izabela Cichonska - Architecture of the VII day, Typical interior of Roman Catholic Church before The Second Vatican Council