Play of tradition and modernity. The interwar competition for the seat of the authorities of the regency of Opole

Monika Ewa Adamska

Abstrakt

In this paper the architectural competition for the seat of the authorities of the Regency of Opole of 1929 is presented, its formula, participants, the jury are indicated on the background of examples of German competitions of the interwar period. Analysis of the competition entries enabled definition of their style inspired by the ideas of interwar modernism and also architectural tradition. The jury declared decisively on the side of modern architecture, guaranteeing the new edifice the required representativeness and monumentalism.

Słowa kluczowe: architectural competition, interwar modernism, public utility facilities, Opole, Regency of Opole, Silesia