Post Scriptum 100

Results of the Contest Founded in 2001 as the theoretical supplement of the periodical Hungarian Architecture, Post Scriptum celebrates the publication of its 100th issue. On this occasion, the editors of the journal published a contest of essays submitted with mottoes (see MÉ 20178/4) with the goal to open up wider perspectives for writings on […]

Pro Architectura Awards 2018

On October 34th, 2018 one of the most prestigious professional awards in Hungarian architecture, Pro Architectura was awarded in the Houses of Parliament, This recognition goes into five categories for excelling architectural achievements in urban architecture, landscape design and interior design for architects-designers, in architectural publicity and education, architectural design and design contest, as well […]

Budapest Architectural Award of Merit 2018

Budapest Municipal Government and Budapest Chamber of Architects published this year once again a joint contest titled the Budapest Architectural Award of Merit 2018 in order to promote and facilitate the development of architectural and environmental culture. The special task of the contest was to recognise and promote architectural works defining the cityscape, to introduce […]

Media Architectural Prize 2018

Founded by Erika Katalina Pásztor, who died at the beginning of November, the Media Architectural Prize was awarded the 14th times this year. The media jury of the ceremony held in Arts Palace Budapest rated the National Public Port of Győr-Gönyű as the best implemented building design (architects designers: Ádám Hatvani, Attila Korompay, Tibor Dékány), […]

Visegrád 4 Detached Houses 2018

Contest and Travelling Exhibition The Association of Hungarian Architects has organised the contest of V4 detached houses every year since 2008, and the year 2018 is no exception to this rule. The programme organised in cooperation between the Associations of Hungarian, Polish and Slovak Architects (MÉSZ, SARP and SAS respectively) as well as by the […]

Truth and Beauty

The Reconstruction Project of the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest Architect: István Mányi Text: Miklós Sulyok Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky After being closed for three years, the Budapest-based Museum of Fine Arts has been opened again on October 31st, 2018. Never has there been in the history of the building such an extensive and high-standard […]

Space-Development with a Foliage

The Modernization of Rose Garden Open-Air Theatre, Nyíregyháza Architects: Roland Banu, Szabolcs Tenkely Text: Péter Garai Photos: Csaba Csutkai Situated in the centre of Nyíregyháza, the open-air theatre with a unique atmosphere has undergone the most significant transformation of its history. As a protected historic complex, the theatre was renewed with modern technology and services, […]

Promenade Gardens

The New Office Block in Váci Road Architect: Antal Fekete (Finta Stúdió), László Gellár (DVM Group) Text: Bence Török-Szabolcs Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky A new large-scale office-block enriches the building stock of the office axis in Angyalföld. Developed by Horizon Development (DVM group partner), this complex with a floor area of 25,000 square metres occupies the […]

A Rolling Hill with Extras

Klapka Centre, Budapest Architect: Miklós Marosi Text: Eszter Götz Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky The rapid transformation of the former industrial centre of Northern Pest has shown spectacular developments not only along Váci Road but also beyond it in the past few years. Thanks to the highly competent attitudes of the local government a large number of […]

Chapter 2

The Extension of the German School Budapest Architect: Lajos Hartvig Text: Miklós Okrutay Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky In line with a cooperation agreement between the states of Germany and Hungary, the German School Budapest started its activities in 1990. Its extension was necessitatd by the demand to have enough rooms for the four-grade primary school extended […]

Elevation and Sinking

The New Hegyvidék Art Gallery, Budapest Architects: Zoltán Kalászi, Márton Pintér Text: Szilvia Molnár Photos: Balázs Máté Founded by the local government of District XII, Budapest, Hegyvidék Art Gallery started its activities in 1998 at No. 16 Városmajor Street. In 2014 it was obvious that it is going to move from its home which was […]

1000 and 10 Years

Chapel in Hegyközszentimre Architect: Péter Wagner Text: István Szövényi Photos: Péter Wagner The chapel was built in a picturesque environment on the edge of the cemetery in the village of Hegyközszentimre. This is the site where Prince Imre the only son of the first Hungarian King, St Stephen died after receiving fatal wounds in an […]