Piranesi Award 2016

Exhibition in FUGA, Budapest, 25 January  – 13 February 2017 Text: Edit Pálinkás  56 projects were exposed at Piranesi exhibition 2016. 34 architectural projects were nominated by the national selectors from Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia and Slovenia, and 22 students’ projects were nominated by students’ selectors from Faculties of Architecture from […]

Iván Kotsis Medal 2016

Prize-giving ceremony Association of Hungarian Architects, 15 December 2016 Founded in 1989, the medal named after Iván Kotsis is actually a “fair play” prize awarded to Hungarian architects by the Association of Hungarian Architects year by year on December 15th, the birthday of its denominator based on nominations by a board of curators. At the […]

Breuer – at Home Again

Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, 8 December 2016 – 11 June 2017 Curators: Éva Horányi, Tamás Dévényi, Pál Ritoók Installation: Tamás Dévényi Thanks to the financial support of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank the conference table from the former furnishings of the New York office of the world-famous architect and furniture designer of Hungarian origin, Marcell […]

DesignEuropa Awards 2016

The DesignEuropa Awards celebrate excellence in design and design management among Registered Community Design (RCD) holders, whether they are individual right holders, small businesses or large enterprises. The IDO bench is one of the finalists in the Small and Emerging Companies Award designed by Anna Szőnyi, Hungarian designer. Designed as a public seating installation, the […]

Prague Castle & Plečnik

Architektur im Ringturm, Vienna, 27. 06. – 23. 09. 2016 Prague Castle is one of the world’s largest preserved castle complexes, and is a symbol of the Czech Republic’s sense of national pride. To accompany this year’s artistic covering of the Ringturm designed by Czech artist Ivan Exner, the Architektur im Ringturm series will focus […]

Four days

Report on the Slovakian trip of the Hungarian Academy of Arts – Section of Architecture After a polish and transilvaian trip the Section of Architecture of the Hungarian Academy of Arts held their assembly in Kosice within a four day long trip in the neighborhood. The trip organized by Péter Pásztor contained many of architectural, […]

Hungarian Design Award 2016

Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, 24. 09. – 20. 11. 2016 „The objective of the Hungarian Design Award announced by the Minister for National Economy is to showcase the achievements of Hungarian design and to promote the competitiveness of Hungarian products.” The Hungarian Design Award is announced by the Hungarian Design Council on behalf of […]

Elytra Filament Pavilion

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 18. 05 – 06. 11. 2016 Elytra Filament Pavilion has been created by experimental German architect Achim Menges with Moritz Dörstelmann, structural engineer Jan Knippers and climate engineer Thomas Auer. Menges and Knippers are leaders of research institutes at the University of Stuttgart that are pioneering the integration of biomimicry, […]

Translocation – Transformation

Ai Weiwei exhibition, 21er Haus, Vienna, 14 July – 20 November 2016 Photos: Andrea Fábián “Everything is art. Everything is politics”, says Ai Weiwei (born in 1957), one of the world’s most famous contemporary artists. As a conceptual artist, documentarian and activist, his works deal not only critically with the history, culture and politics of […]

Frederick Kiesler: Life Visions

MAK, Vienna, 14 July – 2 October 2016 The current interest in the multifaceted oeuvre of the Austrian- American architect, artist, designer, set designer, and theoretician Frederick Kiesler applies most of all to his holistic philosophy—the negation of the traditional boundaries drawn between disciplines—and the importance he ascribed to the productivefusion of artistic and empirical […]

Architecture of Roman Catholic Churches in Vojvodina

Dubravka Đukanović: Architecture of Roman Catholic Churches in Vojvodina from 1699 to 1939 The Provincial Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments, Petrovaradin Novi Sad, 2015 The monograph „Architecture of Roman Catholic Churches in Vojvodina from 1699 to 1939“ is a bilingual publication which presents the results of many years of research focused on the […]

Ázbej & Ázbej

Kunsthalle, Budapest, 26 July – 11 September 2016 Interlinking generations, the co-operation of fathers and their children in the arts and disciplines make for inexhaustible, exciting and enlightening stories. An exhibition of father and son is proof positive that renewal need not begin by sweeping away the past, but often quite the contrary. The concept […]