Values Surrounded

In 2012 two large-scale projects were realised after designs by Toya Design architects in Poznań. Both deal with the protection and salvation of architectural heritages as well as with their adaptation to meet functional demands and the expectations of recipients. Whilst remodelling ZAMEK Culture Centre the Revivalist Romanesque-style…

Architects on the Two Poles

Spectacular structures such as the European Central Bank in Frankfurt/Main, the Rolex Learning Center at the E´cole Polytechnique Fédérale (EPFL) in Lausanne, and the new Louvre Museum in the French town of Lens would not be possible without the engineers “behind the scenes”. Klaus Bollinger and Manfred Grohmann…

Adalberto Libera

The exhibition offers a fresh point of view of the work of this great modern architect; the curator, architect Nicola Di Battista, has chosen to examine Libera’s work through the selection of some of his most significant projects. Surprisingly little-known, the aim is revise the interpretation of the processes forming his style.


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606–1669) is world famous to this day as a painter of exceptional portraits and history paintings. Yet there was another subject that also preoccupied him throughout his career: landscape. The Dutch painter addressed himself to this theme not so much in painting, but all the more intensively…

Lakatlan Budapest

Lakatlan aims at finding solutions to the emerging problem of vacant properties in our cities. We investigate causes and look for answers: with the help of international and local experts, and in the frame of workshops, lectures, discussions, we examine a diversity approaches, methods and best practices. This website operates as…

The Way We Live

The Way We Live
Photo exhibition about the Hungarian housing stock

Photos by János Szentiváni
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De la Motte – Beer Palace

The Gyula Forster National Centre for Cultural Heritage Management (Forster Centre for short) is the continuation of the former National Office for Cultural Heritage (KÖH), which was reorganized and renamed in September 2012. The National Trust for State-owned Historic Monuments has also been merged into the Forster Centre.