What's Up :: Old buildings put to new use
PR dla Zagranicy
What's Up 25.05.2014 Old buildings put o new use.mp3
What comes second to living in an old castle? Living in an old factory, of course!
Renovated 19 century textile factory in Lodz / photo: galeriamiastalodzi.blox.pl
Presented by Slawek Szefs with Agnieszka Bielawska
Renovating and adapting old factory buildings in post-industrial neighborhoods of large cities is a relatively new trend in Poland. Ruins transformed into elegant living quarters, clubs or restaurants are getting a new lease of life.
We shall also look at senior living communities in Poland and focus on homophobic attitudes of many Poles.
This week we are tackling questions sent by John J. Petrus, our regular listener and friend from the USA.