TREES on Római! DAM on Nánási!

To protect the Római (Roman Coast) civilians organized a demonstration on 9 October, at 4 o’clock in the Római with the title Stand up to Római! They demand that consider the values of nature, trees …

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Planning the future: BBB – Bartók Béla Boulevard

Ideas competition of the Defo Labor and the Cultural Eleven Association

The announcers of the BBB ideas competition (Defo Labor, Cultural Eleven Associaition) are looking for answers what character of public space could best serve …

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World Architecture Day 2016


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


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.


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


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


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 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


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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