Ireneusz Hendel, Jan Lelątko and Piotr Pawlowski architects
Galeria Sfera – a shopping, entertainment and service area located in the center of Bielsko-Biala. It consists of two buildings: the north building called Galeria I, which came into use in December 2001, and the south building (Galeria II), which has been operating since October 2009. The total floor area of the complex amounts to 143 000 m2, making Galeria Sfera the largest shopping center in Bielsko-Biala as well as the entire Silesian province. The north building has 38000 m2 of usable space, 17 600 m2 of which contain retail stores, whereas the usable space in the southern building is 105000 m2, with 41700 m2 of retail space. The shopping center caters to more than 300 tenants, as it is an entertainment center, houses a multiplex cinema, a four-star hotel, conference facilities and a hundred apartments.