Community Workshops

Fablabs and Fab10 Festival, Barcelona

Text: Bálint Botzheim

The history of the movement named fablab started in MIT Center for Bits and Atom laboratory which was founded in 2001. Its founder and manager is Professor Neil GershenFeld, and the …

The Inexpressihle, the Intangible (Space) and Sacred Architecture

Text: István Schneller

Every theory engaged in sacred architecture, as well as practical considerations have the same basic question: the possibilities of the representation of the sacred in arts. Architecture has a unique position in this respect as the …

In Three Stages

A bit of survey, Budapest, 2016

Text: Gábor Nagy 

It is the sixth year in a row that the volume titled Egy kis mustra is published by the Government Office of Pest County to present reconstruction projects of protected …

Wind-Blown Icon

Auditorium, Riga

Concept and text: Péter Magyar 

The design was made for an international tender published to invite concepts for auditoriums in Riga as well as for minor structures associated with them, preferably by connecting and complementing the two …

Monostor Mill, Pásztó

Concept and text: Bianka Varga 

MÉK-MÉSZ Diploma Award

Based in Pásztó, Múzeumkert is a pleasant parkland of the town as well as the historic centre of the settlement. On its southern edge, however, badly deteriorating walls are hiding in …

Budapest, Budapest, you are wonderful!

Evenings at the Association of Hungarian Architects, 27 March 2017

The next event of the Evenings at the Associaition of Hungarian Architects series focussed on the cityscape protection in Budapest, it was moderator by Judit Osskó. The six experts …

Concept Contest for Citadella, Budapest

Association of Hungarian Architects, 13 December  2016

Text: Zsuzsa Beliczay

Winning designs submitted for the concept contest for Citadella were presented during an event meant to launch new traditions in Károly Kós Hall of Architects’ House. The re-development of …

Média Architectural Awards 2016

Uránia National Movie Theatre, 11 December 2016

This year it was the 12th time that Építészfórum organised the evaluation and ceremony of Média architectural Awards in the middle of December in Uránia Movie Threatre. As a rule, the event …

An Arc of Time

Reconstruction and Extension of Hild Mansion in Budakeszi Road

Architect: László Kokas
Text: Miklós Sulyok 
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky 

József Hild, one of the most productive architects of Hungarian architectural history designed this mansion for his own family in 1844. …

An organised association of teachers and students

Jakab Bleyer Elementary School, Budaörs

Architects: Ágnes Tőrös, Károly Pólus, Csaba Nagy 
Text: Zoltán Dragon 
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky 

The building project of Jakab Bleyer German Minority Elementary School was licensed in 2014 in Budaörs commissioned by the local authority …

Acting Colours

National Tennis Centre, Budapest

Architect: Géza Kendik 
Text: Anna Zöldi 
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky 

Colours applied in rich tones in architecture from the Art Nouveau style on were gradually pushed into the background and the passage of Art Deco also …

Sleeping Beauty Awaken

Ferry station, Szentendre

Architects: Antal Puhl, Péter Dajka 
Text: Tamás Ulrich 
Photos: József Hajdú 

Based on photos made of the former ferry station in Szentendre one can see that this ferro-concrete Sleeping Beauty was sleeping for quite a long …