Towarowa 22 – The supermassive investment will be bigger than expected and include 5 skyscrapers!

Visual by JEMS Architekci

Towarowa 22 by Echo Investment was originally designed by the famous Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, but the final project is now under the hands of the Warsaw architects studios JEMS Architekci.

Today Echo investment in collaboration with AFI Europe specialized in residential constructions, unveiled the final design of Towarowa 22 at the MIPIM fair (in French, Le Marché International des Professionnels de L’immobilier), an international property event hosted in Cannes, France, each March. 

Visual by JEMS Architekci

According to this final project, Towarowa 22 will be a sustainable, functional project that complies with the high ecological standards of the European Union built in the former 6,5 hectares Jupiter shopping center’s plot, surrounded by 2 hectares of green public park for a total of over 200,000 m2. More ambitious than the original plan, the final project will include 5 skyscrapers up to 150 meters, not included in the previous project. In the center of the project will be built the former pavilion of the ‘House of Słowa Polskiego’ with a new architecture with the construction of a public park surrounded by flats and offices. 

Visual by JEMS Architekci

Pre-war streets will be recreated, Ul. Wronia, Ul. Sienna and pedestrian communications will be reintroduced, with a series of restaurants, bars, cafés, and commercial spaces.

Construction will begin this spring.

Visual by JEMS Architekci

Towarowa 22 will be built on the site of the Jupiter shopping center built after the war, however, before WWII, Towarowa 22 was a square “Kazimierz Wielki Square” and the former site of a market hall. Built-in 1910 between Pańska, Wronia, Srebrna, and Miedziana Streets in the place of parcelled gardens.

Andrzej Jeżewski, Warszawa na starej fotografii, Wydawnictwo Artystyczno-Graficzne, Warszawa 1960, p. 30 – Wikimedia

The Jupiter shopping Center, just before the demolition (July 2022).

Visual: Investor’s Press material – Previous project (cancelled)


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