Ybl Prize 2019

The Miklós Ybl prize is an acknowledgment of oeuvres presenting outstanding activities and achievements of architects, authors and educators such as lecturers with at least fifteen years of career associated with individually and independently designed works of architecture. The …

V4 Architectural Association

Meeting of the Visegrád Four Countries Architects’ Associations
House of Architects, Budapest, 11 March 2019

Text: Eszter Götz
Photo: Edit Pálinkás

A new form of cooperation was formed on the initiative of the Association of Hungarian Architects (MÉSZ) by …


2nd National Salon of Architecture
Kunsthalle, Budapest, 26 April – 25 August 2019

In the last five years the Műcsarnok has served as the venue for the National Salons, which have attracted significant interest from professional circles and the …

Apocalypse Later

11th Budapest Architectural Films Days
Toldi mozi, 7-10 March 2019

Text: Eszter Götz

Organised by the Contemporary Architecture Centre, the Budapest Architectural Films Days have now convinced the ever growing audience for the 11th time that anyone has at …

„Because every dance is the mirror of the soul”

National Dance Theatre, Budapest

Architects: Zoboki Gábor, Orlovits Balázs, Lente András
Text: Dragon Zoltán
Photos: Bujnovszky Tamás

The new building of the National Dance Theatre opened its gates at the beginning of 2019. With a floor area of 6,950 …

After a Hault

Jazz Loft Aquincum Apartments, Budapest

Architect: Bence Turányi
Text: Szilvia Molnár
Photos: Zsolt Batár

Built at the end of the 19th century for the purposes of the First Pest.based Millworks, the mill and store buildings have stood derelict and …

Two Reconstructions of Historic Buildings in Kőszeg – One and the Same Story

Festetics-Palace and Szemző Mansion, Kőszeg

Architect: Robert Gutowski
Text: Tamás Fejérdy
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

These two historic buildings reconstructed in one project in Kőszeg are Festetics Palace and Szemző Mansion. What is the reason why we may consider the …

Before and After

Shopmark Shopping Centre, Budapest

Architect: András Tibor Kertész, Tamás Tóth
Text: László Mikó
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

As of today, shopping centres have a lifetime of 15-20 years on average regarding both their market values and technical standards that quickly …

Organic continuation

Sport Centre of Puskás Ferenc Football Academy, Felcsút

Architect: Tamás Dobrosi
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: Tamás Dobrosi

In 1983, Imre Makovecz published the proclamation of the elements of organic architectural thinking and view. Tamás Dobrosi consciously undertakes to continue …

The Power of Sport Tradition

The Reconstruction of István Bárány Swimming-Pool in Eger

Architects: Antal Puhl, Péter Dajka
Text: Miklós Okrutay
Photos: József Hajdú

The sports swimming-pool in Eger stands on the yard of the former Star inn, built after designs by Géza Bárány …


The New Gym Hall of Vörösmarty Mihály Secondary Grammar School, Érd

Architects: Attila Turi, Bálint Terdik
Text: Balázs Csóka DLA
Photos: Zsófia Kedves

The development scheme financed by the Hungarian state titled Classroom, Gym Hall, Swimming-Pool was launched in …

A Luxury Hotel from a Lodge House

Mystery Hotel, Budapest

Architects: Dr. Mihály Zoltán Oláh – Konstruma Mérnöki Iroda Kft.
Interior design: Zoltán Varró
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Zsolt Batár

Started at the beginning of 2019, the reconstruction project of the elegant turn-of-the century tenement palace …