Carried out by PeBeKa, the project comprises four four-storey buildings with 120 flats, with the floor areas from 34 to 84 m². Additionally, the ground floors were turned into commercial premises.

The Karol Szymanowski Housing Estate in Wieliczka

Investor: Przedsiębiorstwo Budowy Kopalń PeBeKa S.A.
Time of project execution: 2000-2005

Additional technical data:

  • Floor area of flats: 34-84 m2
  • Usable floor area of the estate: 8580 m2
  • Total number of flats: 120
  • Combined usable floor area of flats: 2145 m2


Poland, małopolskie Province,

Project outline

The estate is located in the vicinity of the world famous “Wieliczka” Salt Mine and the historic centre of the town. The project was based on the idea of creating a friendly and comfortable living space.

The estate consists of four four-storey blocks of flats with the most sought after usable floor areas. The project comprises 120 flats with the floor areas from 34 to 84 m² as well as commercial premises. The buildings’ design is based on the traditional technology, with large and comfortable balconies and parking spaces on the ground floor. Some flats are located in attic space.  The interiors have traditional finishings.


Greatest challenges

Marginalising the impact of conducted building operations on the comfort of people living in the vicinity of the construction site.

Key moment

Laying reinforcement and pouring foundations.