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## Modernization of open spaces in Kolejowe housing estate in Piastów

### Karolina Maria Kamińska

#### Abstract

This paper tackles the topic of modernization of open spaces in Kolejowe housing estate in Piastów (masovian district). This fit in with the issues of modernization and also revitalization of housing estates. The aim of the study was to determine the needs of modernization in open spaces and to present a variant solutions for the chosen part that could be a basis to start discussions with the inhabitants. The main emphasis was put on semi-public courtyards. Author has examined the most important factors that may affect the ability to take action modernization: historical, spatial, formal and legal. In the absence of reliable data on determinants of economic and social development, they have not been taken into consideration. It should be emphasized that the technical condition of residential buildings does not require urgent repair. The estate, which has its origins in the nineteenth century, was established as a housing for railway workers. Pre-war part of the estate, due to its high cultural value, is protected as a conservation area.Housing is covered by the local revitalization plan, but this document, focusing exclusively on technical issues and not indicating sources of financing, has no effect on the neighborhood and its residents. Research on modernization needs relating mainly to the fields of courtyards showed that some of them require major changes or properly designing again. The biggest challenge is car communication and parking, which are currently the dominant feature of the space. The paper also presents four inspirational examples of actions at the courtyards of other Polish cities. Three of them strongly increase the involvement of residents as a factor lifting the value and stability of the achieved results in terms of tangible effects and building social capital and local identity. They point to the need of participation of residents in every stage of modernization. The fourth example shows that it is possible to adapt the historical area to modern needs. In the project part author attempts to solve the problem of communication and parking on two scales: a schematic for the whole estate and detailed for the courtyard. Drawing from the experiences of other cities, these projects are to show available opportunities and be a starting point for further consultation with residents.
Diploma type
Engineer's / Bachelor of Science
Diploma type
Engineer's thesis
Author
Karolina Maria Kamińska (FGC) Karolina Maria Kamińska,, Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography (FGC)
Title in Polish
Modernizacja przestrzeni otwartych Osiedla Kolejowego w Piastowie
Supervisor
Alina Muzioł-Węcławowicz (FGC/DSMES) Alina Muzioł-Węcławowicz,, Department of Spatial Management and Environmental Science (FGC/DSMES)Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography (FGC)
Certifying unit
Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography (FGC)
Affiliation unit
Chair of Spatial Management and Environmental Science (FGC/DSMES)
Study subject / specialization
, Gospodarka Przestrzenna
Language
(pl) Polish
Status
Finished
Defense Date
25-01-2016
Issue date (year)
2016
Reviewers
Alina Muzioł-Węcławowicz (FGC/DSMES) Alina Muzioł-Węcławowicz,, Department of Spatial Management and Environmental Science (FGC/DSMES)Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography (FGC) Anna Majewska (FGC/DSMES) Anna Majewska,, Department of Spatial Management and Environmental Science (FGC/DSMES)Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography (FGC)
Keywords in Polish
modernizacja osiedli mieszkaniowych, rewitalizacja, podwórka, partycypacja społeczna
Keywords in English
modernization of housing estate, revitalization, courtyards, participation
Abstract in Polish
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https://repo.pw.edu.pl/info/bachelor/WUT191f9996cf944834bbdd68efb899d5af/
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urn:pw-repo:WUT191f9996cf944834bbdd68efb899d5af

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