World Architecture Day 2016

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3 October 2016

The International Union of Architects (UIA), representing the world’s 1.3 million architects, announces the theme of World Architecture Day 2016 (Monday, 3 October 2016): “Design a Better World.”

As the range of …

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The new chairman of MÉSZ

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András Krizsán DLA

The Association of Hungarian Architects (Magyar Építőművészek Szövetsége, MÉSZ) elected András Krizsán as its new chairman at the general assembly of the organisation on June 6th, 2016. The new vice chairmen to …

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15th Venice Biennale of Architecture II.

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The International Participation

Text: György Szegő
Photos: Hanna Szegő

In our previous issue (2015/3) we have already presented the Hungarian exhibition at the recently opened –Venice Biennale. As we wrote there and then, the national …

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Liget Project Landscape Design Contest

Liget

A Survey of the Winning Schemes

Városliget Zrt. published a design contest calling for landscape designs in January, 2016 for the City Park, Budapest, which is to be developed in a comprehensive way, being the …

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Light Axis

Csete György

On the Life, Death and Art of György Csete (1937–2016)

Text: Miklós Sulyok
Fotó: Zsitva Tibor

György Csete had a basic principle on architecture which is best summed up as architecture in Hungarian. To use …

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The Focal Point Found

Ózd

Digital Power Plant and National Film History Theme Park, Ózd

Architect: Györgyi Csontos
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Ózd, which used to be an industrial centre based on metallurgy back in the Socialist era, …

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Handing Down Knowledge at the Highest Level

Gyula Almásy

Almásy Mansion, Visitors’ Centre, Gyula

Architects: László Földes, Csaba Balogh
Text: Edit Pálinkás
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The very first building of the mansion in Gyula was built by János György Harruckern, who was given the …

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Venues in Eger

Valide Sultana

Ruins of Valide Sultana Baths; Ellátó – Arkt Arts Centre

Architects: Tas Komáromi (Valide Sultana); Gábor Fábián, Dénes Fajcsák (Ellátó – Arkt Arts Centre)
Text: Miklós Okrutay
Photos: József Hajdú

Eger has been enriched with …

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The First Shot

MOME

MOME Workshop House, Budapest

Architects: Zsófia Csomay, Tamás Németh
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Back in 1952 – just when the College of Applied Arts moved to Zugligeti Road – it was clear that …

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Instead of Demolishing

Nyíregyháza

Bige Holding Office Block, Nyíregyháza

Architect: Csaba Kovács
Text: Zoltán Győrffy
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Based in Nyíregyháza, Nzrt-Trade Ltd is a member of Bige Holding Group as a supplier of artificial fertilizers in the agricultural …

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A Drop of Water Wrapped Around

Tisza-tó

Bike-centre by the Lake Tisza

Architects: Árpád Ferdinánd, Csaba Ferdinánd
Text: Dávid Bán
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

A drop of water along the Lake Tisza. A white building wrapped around by ramps. Árpád Ferdinánd and Csaba …

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Exemplary Standards

Csomád

Health Centre, Csomád

Architects: József Kolossa, Bartha Katalin Kolossáné, András Weiszkopf
Text: Sándor Csontó
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

As of today, one can clearly feel an increasingly heightened social sensitivity of contemporary architecture: an approach focussing …

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