Łukasz Stępnik

studied Architecture at the Warsaw University of Technology, and then honed his skills at various architectural design studios in Poland and Switzerland. Right now, his main area of interest is promoting the concept of design theory by translating architecture essays and manifestos of the 20th and 21st centuries. Łukasz is also an editor of “RZUT”, a quarterly architecture magazine.
Neurons Take Over
Soul + Body
Good Mood

Neurons Take Over

As humans, we all experience emotions between ourselves. Yet how is it that some inanimate objects – buildings and other feats of architectural design – can also influence our mood?
Łukasz Stępnik
The Avant-Garde in the Forest
Art + Stories
Art

The Avant-Garde in the Forest

In a forest close to Warsaw, a long-forgotten gem of modernism designed by architect Jan Szpakowicz lay dormant until quite recently.
Łukasz Stępnik
Floating Homes
World + People
Nature

Floating Homes

As we all know, when Yahweh unleashed a great flood upon humanity, Noah built an ark and survived. Stories of rising waters have been recorded by many cultures. Clearly, they were all onto something. No wonder people of reason are preparing for another flood to come.
Łukasz Stępnik
Six Feet Above the Ground
World + People
Nature

Six Feet Above the Ground

Our ancestors lived in trees millions of years ago. Perhaps that’s why humans seem intent on returning to them.
Łukasz Stępnik
How to Build a Tree House
World + People
Nature

How to Build a Tree House

Building a tree house from wood should be an easy task, if you follow this architect’s simple instructions.
Łukasz Stępnik