Hungarian Pavilion at Leipzig Book Fair

Architects: sporaarchitects
Text: Péter Mátrai
Photos: Balázs Danyi

The Hungarian Pavilion at the International Book Fair in Leipzig focussed on a current topic of Hungarian literature, much in the …

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Ray in the Depth


NRHT Showroom, Bátaapáti

Architects: Dorottya Gőz, Abdel Rahim Chehadé
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Based in Bátaapáti, NRHT, which is the short for National Radioactive Waste Store, has a visitors’ centre which was completed …

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The Strength of Stone


Remodelling of a Residential Building, Tihany

Architect: László Mikó
Text: Gábor Kerner
Photos: János Szentiváni

Built in the 1930s, the main structure with a saddle roof as well as its exterior is defined by masonry …

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The Poetry of Walking in Urbanism

Text: Tamás Meggyesi

There are a couple of natural symbols of basic significance that tend to re-occur in the worldview of every single culture. Such examples are the motifs …

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Tranquillity in Contemporary Sacred Architecture

Text: István Schneller

Sacred buildings erected nowadays cannot be compared to the former cathedrals which are landmarks of towns and cities as well as top achievements of their own age. …

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Carlo Scarpa (1906–1978) a Decade after the Centennary

Text: Péter Klaniczay

A three-day programme of celebrating the centennary of Carlo Scarpa’s birth started on June 2nd, 2006. The venues are mainly in the province of …

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Housing Estates in Towns


Bökényalj in Csongrád

Text: Regina Balla

Located in the Great Hungarian Plain, Csongrád has a population of 16 564 people and covers an area of 174 square kilometres. More than one fourth of its towndwellers …

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Picture Postcard from Modra


Provincial regions in the 21st century

Text: Julianna Szabó

In May 2016 lecturers and students of REA (Réseau des Écoles d’Architecture de la France et d’Europe Centrale et Orientale) have gathered for the 20th time …

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Architectural Sustainability in Practice and Theory

Text: Bence Török
Tutor: György Major DLA

One of the greatest challenges in our age is an efficient protection of our environment and a responsible way of thinking about …

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Adobe Workshop

How to approach adobe as a building material in a scientific way?

Text: Ádám Bihari

The Adobe Workshop was targeted to present the workings of the raw material based on its objective qualities and faculties …

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Luther Chapel



Concept: András Krizsán

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 …

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Zaubergarten – Magic Garden


Family Kindergarten, Switzerland

Concept: Tamás Lévai, Ágnes Jószai

Evoking the world of Daniel Defoe’s famous novel, the garden enveloped in a lush garden was designed by Tamás Lévai and Ágnes Jószai for an international design …

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