Komorów - One Lime Alley story
The project was the outcome of a design competition held in 2017. It deals with contemporary design solutions used to improve the habitat conditions of trees under conservation protection. The study area is located in Michałowice community, in Komorów near Warsaw. The proposed design solution belongs to modern methods that increase the penetration of the root system into the soil, resulting in better aeration and hydration of plants. At the same time, it is a non-invasive and ecological way to increase the natural water retention capacity of the area.

The narrative of the newly designed program of Maria Dąbrowska Avenue refers to the idea of a city-garden, a settlement structure shaped by residents for residents and a compromise between a flat in the countryside and work in the city, and also to the natural environment of Komorów, that is pine forest.

The main assumption is to preserve and, where necessary, rebuild the historic lime alley - determined by the rhythmic planting of deciduous trees - small-leaved lime (Tilia cordata). Whereas, at nodal points, planting is planned from Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and Black pine (Pinus nigra) and appropriate undergrowth and undergrowth.
Pruszków county
Concept design – 1. prize in open competition, building permit, execution design
Jakub Heciak, Magdalena Wojnowska-Heciak, Katarzyna Starzycka
Mateusz Omański
Site area
31 700 sq m
Construction costs
10 million PLN