World Architecture Day – Design a Better World!

October 3rd, 2016

According to UIA, the International Union of Architects significance and responsibilities of architectural design continuously grow as the challenges are more and more intense worldwide, which shows an ever extending role of architects in improving the …

MÉK-MÉSZ Diploma Award 2016

Results of the Diplom Award competition of the Chamber of Hungarian Architects and the Association of Hungarian Architects

Urban planning category:
Máté Szűcs (SZIE)
Budapest, Public scape rehabilitation along the Danube

Landscape architecture category:
Dóra Marianna Városy (SZIE)
Connections …

BÉK Award for Excellence 2016

The BÉK Award for Excellence 2016 went to:

Market building, Budafok – architect: András Kertész DLA
100-unit apartment house – architect: Csaba Nagy, Károly Pólus
Reconstruction of Kossuth Lajos square, Parlament Musuem, Visitor’s Centre – architect: Zoltán Tima
Idesüss …

Architecture and Ars Poetica

Exhibition by Ferenc Török in Pesti Vigadó

Text: György Szegő

The exhibition hall strictly follows the experience of sacredness one may have in experience Santo Stefano Rotondo church in Rome: that is the tension of centrality and guided space. …

A Magic Box

Fairy Tale Kindergarten, Budapest, Angyalföld

Architect: Csaba Nagy
Text: Miklós Okrutay
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

When making calculations for the extensions required by the kindergarten in Angyalföld (a district of Budapest) a decision was made to have a new building …

Finding an Equilibrium

University Clinic Centre, Oncotherapy Institute, Pécs

Architect: Tamás Varga
Text: Zoltán Schrammel
Photos: Antal Szentendrei

The building housing the oncotherapy institute occupies its space in a characteristic way: one cannot miss it after taking the winding road up the …

Respect for Traditions, Awareness and High-Standards

Reconstruction Project of Rákóczi-Aspremont Mansion in Mád

Architect: Gábor Erhardt
Text: Ágnes Kovács
Photos: Károly Zsolt Nagy

This prestigious building stands along the main street of Mád. It is an extension of a previous single-storey manor house built in …

Odyssey in Paks

Modernization and Extension of the Town Museum

Architects: Tamás Karácsony, András Boór, Orsolya Kern
Text: Béla Kerékgyártó
Photos: András Boór, Tibor Gerzsenyi, Gábor Kapolka, Tamás Karácsony

Since the early 2000s, the design stage and implementation of the modernization and …

Civitas Invicta

Castle Museum, Visitors’ Reception Building, Szigetvár

Architect: Péter Koch
Text: Tamás Ulrich
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The new reception building is a characteristic work of the 21st century, separated from its environment as a floating spatial sculpture which does not …

The First Step of a Ladder

Crematory, Nagytétény

Architect: Péter Puskás
Text: Szabolcs Bence Török
Photos: József Hajdú

Located remotely from residential areas, and yet on a site conveniently accessible, this zone is wedged between an industrial park typically occupied by chemical plants and M6 …

Cherry-tree Orchard Revisited

Eco-Tourism Visitors’ Centre, Nagykörű

Architects: Henrik Hőnich†, Ádám Paládi-Kovács
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Tibor Zsitva

The architectural contest in 2009 was targeted at the building to host and serve a variety of tourist paths starting from the village in …

Builders of Belief

Wood Pellets Dry-Room, Monor

Architects: Katalin Fazekas, Péter Fejérdy, Balázs Kemes, Miklós Oroszlány
Text: Bálint Marosi
Photos: Zsófia Boczán, Albert Máté – KépKocka, Balázs Kemes

Based in Monor, the wood pellets dry-room is an auxiliary building of a few …