Spring Exhibition 2011

No One Belongs Here, Kunsthalle, Budapest, March 26th – April 23rd, 2011

Curators: Petra Csizek, Gábor Döme
Text: Tibor Tardos
Photos: Kunsthalle

Besorolás alatt: A tegnapért alszom ma, paralel videó és hanginstalláció, 2011

What is (good) contemporaray art like? …

In Harmony with God

The Reconstruction of Building „A”, Budapest, Piarist Centre

Architect: János Golda, Zoltán Kovács, Erzsébet Mészáros
Text: Jenő Kapy
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Founded in Spain in 1592 by Saint Joseph Calasanctius, the Piarist order had its Hungarian convent established in …

Under the Pain of Development

Building Contractors for a Dialogue

Text: Gábor Radványi
Photos: Corvin Project, Futureal

It is a rare occasion where the profession of developers is offered a place to have their voice heard in architectural periodicals. This phenomenon is in sharp …

Salon, Casino, Wellness

The Reconstruction and Extension of Hotel Erzsébet, Paks

Architects: Péter Fejérdy, István Bartók, László Földes, Andrea Kern, Csaba Klenk
Text: János Gerle
Photos: Gábor Máté, János Gerle, Péter Fejérdy

There is hardly any old picture postcard of Paks from …

Stage of Community

Radnóti Miklós Cultural Community Centre, Budapest

Architect: György Vadász
Text: Mária Tatai
Photos: Ágnes Szél

Instead of walls the elevations of RAM Cultural Centre appear more like papercuts: a series of bands of paper into which a design of …

Scrolls Hidden in a Cube

Nursery and Kindergarten, District 13, Budapest

Architect: Csaba Nagy
Text: Ágnes Bechtold
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The building does not reveal its identity at first glance: it is featured by crystallized, white wall surfaces, grey steel window frames and large …

Magic Lamp

Beauty Centre, Hévíz

Architects: László Kalmár, Zsolt Zsuffa
Text: Gábor Kerner
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

László Kalmár and Zsolt Zsuffa attempted a formidable task when designing and constructing their glass palace right in the heart of Hévíz referred to now …

An Abstract Forest

Egry József School, Zánka

Architect: András Krizsán
Text: Gábor Erhardt
Photos: József Hajdú

The extension of the school in Zánka is worth analyzing from three aspects at least, concerning the relationship between the designer and the location in the …

Passive House, Active Museum

The Extension of the Modern Hungarian Gallery, Pécs

Architects: István Kistelegdi, ifj. István Kistelegdi
Text: Károly Rőmer
Photos: Antal Szentendrei

The tensions resulting from the co-existense of the old and the new as well as the presentation of the …

The Missing Link of a Chain

The Facelifting of March 15th Square in Budapest

Architect: Lajos Koszorú
Text: Anna Szabó
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The total lack of tending and maintenance, the overwhelming intensity of motor vehicle traffic, the disproportionate dominance of land occupation and use …

May-Fly, Organic Clip

Pedestrian and Bike Tisza Bridge, Szolnok

Architects: Miklós Pálossy, István Gajdos
Text: Zoltán Dragon
Photos: Miklós Pálossy

During the urban rehabilitation of Szolnok the banks of the River Tisza „could be returned” and the district called Tiszaliget on the …

Property Development for Sustainability

A Conference of Property Development, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 2011

Text: György Alföldi
Design: Péter Deák-Varga, Gergely Véglesi – BME Department of Urban Studies, Budapest

In the early 21st century our cities must face serious challenges. One …