Jędrzej Kolesiński

Foster + Partners

Jędrzej Kolesiński – Associate Partner at Foster + Partners (Msc. Arch. Eng).

Currently, he is responsible for 310m tall Varso Tower in Warsaw where he is in charge of the project from concept phases. Once completed it will be the tallest building in the European Union with publicly accessible viewing terraces.

From the moment of joining Foster and Partners in 2007, he was involved in a wide range of projects including cultural, residential, office and commercial. He specialises in high rise and office architecture where his work is spanning from Nanjing Tower, Comcast in Philadelphia and Hermitage Towers in Paris followed by La Garenne Colombes in Paris, a mix of three sustainable office buildings, up to new Stirling prize-winning Bloomberg headquarters in the city of London which is the most sustainable office building in the world.

He studied at the Delft University of Technology and at the Gdansk University of Technology. He is a member of Architects Registration Board (UK) and Pomorska Okręgowa Izba Architektów (PL).

All speakers

Jürg Burri

Swiss Embassy in Poland

Michał Olszewski

Deputy Mayor of Warsaw

Roger Boltshauser

Boltshauser Architekten AG, ETH Zurich

Marcin Chruśliński

HB Reavis Poland

Artur Jerzy Filip

Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology

Marlena Happach

Architecture and Spatial Planning Department in Warsaw City Hall

prof. Jerzy Hausner

Cracow University of Economics

Werner Huber


Agnieszka Kalinowska-Sołtys

APA Wojciechowski Architects, SARP

Monika Konrad

Municipal Office of Town Planning and Development Strategy in the City of Warsaw

prof. Ewa Maria Kuryłowicz

Kuryłowicz & Associates, Warsaw University of Technology

Paweł Wierzbicki

Schindler Polska Sp. z o.o.

Przemo Łukasik


Przemysław Powalacz

Geberit Sp. z o.o.

Maria Saloni-Sadowska

Kuryłowicz & Associates, SARP (Warsaw)

Lukas Schifferle

Swiss Embassy in Poland

Ulrich Schwendimann

Polish-Swiss Chamber of Commerce

prof. Krystyna Solarek

Politechnika Warszawska

Andreas Sonderegger

pool architects Zurich

prof. Jacek Szołtysek

University of Economics in Katowice

Marek Szymański

Franke Polsko Sp. z o.o., Polish-Swiss Chamber of Commerce

Marcin Świetlik

Warsaw Development Planning Office / Society of the Polish Town Planners