One More Step Forward

A Four-Flat Tenement Block, Budapest, Római Riverbank

Architects: Gergő Turi
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: György Dénes

Situated near the Danube bank in Buda, this new tenement block presents the interior relations of its four apartments as well as the …

The Simple House

Dwelling House, Csömör

Architects: Lukács Szederkényi, Dénes Emil Ghyczy
Text: Anna Zsoldos
Photos: András Zoltai

This house in Csömör was built for a young married couple with one child. The best known work by the designers of AU Workshop …

Mies van der Rohe

The New National Gallery and Old Museum in Berlin

Text: Hannes Böhringer
Hungarian translation: J. A. Tillmann

The following study compares the building of the new National Gallery in Berlin, designed by Mies van der Rohe in 1968, with …


Text: Ákos Moravánszky

Architecture starts with the making of a horizontal plane. The archetypical ancient hut was the next step, having a fireplace on this horizontal surface as well as defending, covering and surrounding it. According to Gottfried Semper …

A Vertical World

New Faces of Budapest, Bratislava and Belgrade

Text: Éva Lovra

Budapest, Bratislava and Belgrade are ambitious capitals that are on the way or ambition to become metropolises the dynamics of development of which tends to halt at a certain …


Innovative Architectural Solutions of Contemporary Urban Communal Residential Buildings

Text: Julianna Szabó, Annamária Babos
Photos: Julianna Szabó

Co-housing developments all over the world may be categorized according to various aspects: there are urban and rural communities, new constructions and …

The Way of Silence, Stress Treatment Centre, Herencsény

MÉSZ-MÉK Diploma Award 2018

Design: Mónika Mészáros
Consultant: Dr. Marcel Ferencz DLA

Located in the western part of Northern Hungary, a small village Herencsény has an ancient chapel on its outskirts embraced by a picturesque scenery which soothes visitors. …

Piranesi Award 2018

The 36th PDA conference was concluded by solemn ceremony of 2018 Piranesi Award. Honorable speech was by state secretary Aleš Prijon from Ministry of Enviroment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Slovenia who conferred the awards together with …

Koloman Moser

Universal Artist between Gustav Klimt and Josef Hoffmann
MAK, Vienna, 19 December 2018 – 22 April 2019

Photos: MAK

Koloman Moser’s oeuvre continues to exert a lasting fascination. As a universal artist Moser masters the disciplines of painting, graphic …

Hans Poelzig. Projects for Berlin

Museum for Architectural Drawing, Berlin, 18 October 2018 – 3 February 2019

Alongside Walter Gropius, Bruno Taut, Mies van der Rohe and Peter Behrens, Hans Poelzig (1869–1936) was undoubtedly one of the most important German architects of the first …

Post Scriptum 100

Results of the Contest

Founded in 2001 as the theoretical supplement of the periodical Hungarian Architecture, Post Scriptum celebrates the publication of its 100th issue. On this occasion, the editors of the journal published a contest of essays submitted …

Pro Architectura Awards 2018

On October 34th, 2018 one of the most prestigious professional awards in Hungarian architecture, Pro Architectura was awarded in the Houses of Parliament, This recognition goes into five categories for excelling architectural achievements in urban architecture, landscape design and …