FALA is a Gdansk-based multidisciplinary design and research office established by Kamila Szatanowska and Paulina Rogalska in 2018. FALA has gained over the years an experience in both large-scale public architecture and smaller residential projects. Currently, the collective is focused on multifaceted design in the context of progressive climate change.
FALA was conceived by the two of us: Kamila Szatanowska and Paulina Rogalska. We met years ago during our architectural studies. What drove us to create FALA was the process of winning our first international competition, Iceland Northern Lights Rooms. Since then, taking part in competitions has been the base of our work. Name FALA was inspired by our local context of the seaside region that shaped us both personally and professionally. For us, it also signifies a change and a real connection with nature in our work. It does not matter whether we design a public building, private house, interior or a birdhouse. What really counts is the meaning each project has. If our goal is aligned with our ethical approach that revolves around the non-invasive relationship of anthropocentric creations with the needs of other species and nature, we go for it.
FALA in the wonderful company of young Polish offices in the summer publication of Architecture and Business!
We invite you to read more.
FALA selected for the fantastic group of European studios in the latest Emerging European Practices publication!
The atlas presents the approach to the work of architects of 95 studios from across Europe, selected by Gianpiero Venturini and the New Generations platform.
Atlas can be found at: emergingeuropeanpractices
"Wolne ścieżki is a podcast for free listening. (...)"
One beautiful August weekend, FALA went for a walk around Gdańsk in the wonderful company of Martyna Wojtkowska and Kaja Kwasniewska. A walk full of conversations, beautiful sounds and images, which turned into a podcast and accompanying photo relation.
You are welcome: wolnesciezki
Photo: Kaja Kwasniewska
Since December we are taking part in a fascinating project UZMYSŁOWIENIE.
For us, it's process design, which will culminate in the realization of an exhibition.
In the meantime, we are part of a workshop group made up of hearing, hearing-impaired and deaf young people, artists who introduce us to the world of sensory experience of space and the team of the European Solidarity Center, including the fantastic Aneta Lehmann, Sylwia Bruna and Magdalena Fryze.
Photo by Rafał Mroziński.
It's official: FALA will tutor at this year's OSSA. In the neighboring city of Gdynia.
We can't wait!