The Annual Meeting of AHA 2017

Association of Hungarian Architects, Kós Hall
29 May 2017

The Association of Hungarian Architects held its annual meeting in the room named after Károly Kós in the Architects’ House where the report of the previous year was made public …

Peace for the World

57th International Art Exhibition Venice, Hungarian pavilion, 13 May – 26 November 2017

Artist: Gyula Várnai 
Text: György Szegő 
Photos: Hanna Szegő 

The slogan chosen for the Hungarian exhibition addresses the wide world, as the biannually held art exhibition in Venice …

Landscape Architect of the Year Award 2017

FUGA Centre, 26 April 2017

It is the sixth time that on April 26th, 2017 the ceremony of the award Landscape Architect of the Year was held in FUGA after shortlisting 16 candidates of whom five were finalists, Luca …

An Icon on the Danube Bank

Duna Aréna, Budapest

Architects: Marcel Ferencz, György Détári 
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky 

Sports as ancient integral parts of European culture clearly preserve the values of the classic Greco-Roman era. The relentless and devoted search of ideas, the …

Where from, where to

NOKIA Skypark Office Centre, Budapest

Architects: Gábor Zoboki, Gábor Szatmári 
Text: György Szegő 
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky 

The Nokia Skypark office block is actually a wreath-like architecture of four storeys surrounding two highrises which form the very heart of this …

An Optimized Shape-Transformer

Energy House, Paks

Architect: ifj. István Kistelegdi 
Text: Dávid Bán
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky 

István Kistelegdi implemented his third energy design building in Paks. Much in the same way as with the previous two designs, with this project he made yet another …

A Block of Flats, Two Decades, Three Buildings

Barbakán 3, Pécs

Architect: Ferenc Keller 
Text: Zoltán Bencze 
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky 

The new structure of Barbakán Porta contains ten apartments and several offices. As the last stage of a development started a long time ago it was meant …

Green Way to the Swimming Arena

Dagály Avenue in Budapest

Landscape architects: Máté Pécsi, János Hómann 
Text: Eszter Götz 
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky 

Amongst the old factory buildings and new office blocks flanking Váci Road, a straight avenue leads to the new Swimming Arena from the …

The Memory of Large Fish

Sculpture Installation by the Danube, July-November 2017

Artist: Zsófia Farkas 

In March, 2017 the Budapest History Museum and the Budapest Gallery published a tender call for designs of a Danube installation which would adjust to the image of the …

The Coolest Venue

Gerilla Barbecue project, Budapest

Designers: BETON Workshop
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Benedek Bognár, Zsuzsanna Simon 

Organised by BME (the Budapest University of Technology and Economics) and S39 Hybrid Design Manufacturers, the university course titled BETON (concrete) is an optional …

Through the Wall

Intermodal Junction, Őrmező

Architects: Márton Dévényi, Pál Gyürki-Kiss, Sándor Dévényi
Text: Anett Mizsei
Photos: Tamás Török – Topogram

The terminal of the underground line has actually moved Őrmező closer to the centre by connecting the railway, coach service routes …

Green Identity

Administration Centre, Szigetszentmiklós

Architects: Alfréd Peschka, Tamás Csernik, László Banitz
Text: Marianna Berényi 
Photos: Áron Lality 

How is it possible to preserve a badly deteriorating building which had never been a high-standard one without compromising the new functions it …