Architectural Photography Award 2017

We extended the deadline for submitting photographs until 30th September 2017, 12 pm!

HERE WE ARE – ITT VAGYUNK!

Architectural Photography Award launched by the Association of Hungarian Architects and the Hungarian Architecture magazine
The main objective of this …

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 …

The Interaction between Light and Material

ELI-ALPS Research Centre, Szeged

Architect: Géza Szőkedencsi
Text: Anett Mizsei
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky 

Géza Szõkedencsi and the architects from Artonic have designed a quality house which focusses on the high technologies it contains. As a result of its spaces …

The Image-Arc(h) Building of the Information Park

The new office building of Graphisoft Park, Óbuda

Architects: András Vikár, István Lukács 
Text: Mária Tatai 
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Located in Óbuda, the information centre celebrating its 20th anniversary this year is an island of peace and tranquillity with …

An Authentic Reinterpretation

The Reconstruction of Palatinus Baths, Budapest

Architects: Csaba Nagy, Győző Bujdosó
Text: Miklós Okrutay 
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky 

Opened back in 1919, the very first open-air baths complex of Budapest has preserved its popularity ever since. It results also from …

Values and Scales

The Reconstruction of Szirmay-Waldbott Mansion in Tolcsva

Architect: Mihály Rudolf
Text: Rita Tuczai
Photos: József Hajdú

Tolcsva, a former agricultural town of the Tokaj-Hegyalja region abounds in relics of the past. The Szirmay-Waldbott mansion is renowned far away for …

An Industrial Joy-Play

Ship Service Building, Győr-Gönyű National Harbor

Architects: Ádám Hatvani, Attila Korompay, Tibor Dékány
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: Balázs Danyi 

The harbour at Győr-Gönyű started its operations in 1992. It is also associated with an Industrial Park which is still …

Rational Common Sense Logic of Construction

Dwelling house, Piliscsaba

Architect: József Őrfi 
Text: Tamás Kiss
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky 

The facade of the detached family house immediately shows that the building is a result of a later extension. Built after the turn of the millennia, it …

Every End is a New Beginning

Hello Wood Village Project is Over

Architects: Hello Wood
Text: Edit Pálinkás
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky 

Hello Wood drew attention to the significance of the village, the communal utilisation of space, thinking together and communication with two projects this year. …

Art of balance

Rebuilding Rånåsfoss hydroelectric power station, Norway

Architects: LPO Architekten
Text: Eszter Götz 
Photos: Tove Lauluten, Jan Lillehamre

The original power station in Rånåsfoss was completed in 1922 and is an example of neo-classical industrial architecture, designed by architect Thorvald …

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 …