2017 Események / Events Utóirat

István Medgyaszay Memorial Conference and Exhibition

Pesti Vigadó, 20. 09. 2017 István Medgyaszay is one of the most outstanding figures of 20th-century architecture in Central Europe. His works, however, have been underestimated compared to their significance both in Hungarian and international architectural history. Lectures included in the programme of the memorial conference held to honour his oeuvre targeted to survey and […]

Események / Events Kiállítások / Exhibitions

Hungary, Architecture in the Long 1960s

Associaition of Hungarian Architects, 12 July 2017 Photos: Edit Pálinkás Architecturally speaking, the long 1960s were a highly productive period in Hungary, in spite of the Hungarian state’s consolidation of power following the 1956 uprising. The material compiled for this exhibition and the accompanying catalogue is based on fundamental research carried out in the country […]

2017/3 Események / Events Scene

The Annual Meeting of AHA 2017

Association of Hungarian Architects, Kós Hall 29 May 2017 The Association of Hungarian Architects held its annual meeting in the room named after Károly Kós in the Architects’ House where the report of the previous year was made public whilst the members also outlined their plans for the next year. Chairman of the association, András […]

2017/3 Díjak / Awards Scene

Landscape Architect of the Year Award 2017

FUGA Centre, 26 April 2017 It is the sixth time that on April 26th, 2017 the ceremony of the award Landscape Architect of the Year was held in FUGA after shortlisting 16 candidates of whom five were finalists, Luca Csepely-Knorr (Manchester School of Architecture), Zsuzsanna Illyés (Tájmester Ltd), the Lépték-Terv Landscape Architects Office, Pagony Landscape […]

2017/2 Díjak / Awards Scene

Prizes Awarded by the Hungarian State

March 15th, 2017 The award ceremony of prizes of architecture awarded by the Hungarian state was held on March 15th, 2017. János Lázár, the head of the prime minister’s office handed over the prizes in Várkert Bazaar. Ybl Prize, the most prestigious official recognition for the activities in architecture went to architects Tibor Bata, Nóra […]

2017 Scene Utóirat

The National Alternative of the Modern

An Introduction to the Memorial Issue Devoted to István Medgyaszay Text: György Szegő Photo: Archive photo ©  István Medgyaszay’s Memorial House The career of architect István Medgyaszay was defined by the objective phrased by Ödön Lechner: “There has not been such a thing as Hungarian form, but there will be.” His personality was genuinely and highly […]