Oxford in the foothills of the Alps

Facelifted Benedictine Convent House, Kőszeg

Architect: Robert Gutowski
Text: Dr. Ferenc Miszlivetz
Photos: Tibor Ohr

An eventful year started in 2014 when ISES Foundation was commissioned by the Prime Minister’s office to work out a study on viability with …

Past – Present – Future

30 Years of Károly Kós Association

Text: László György Sáros
Photos: Lőrinc Csernyus, Attila Kristók

The civilian association uniting and coordinating Hungarian organic architecture was founded 30 years ago by seven minor associations in 1989. Founders unanimously decided to …

FUGA 10 +

Lessons of the FUGA Anniversary Festival

Text: Anna Zöldi
Photos: Tibor Zsitva, Ferenc Kocsis

In October 2019 FUGA Budapest Architectural Centre celebrated its 10th anniversary, which is a memorable milestone event in its history. Founded in 2009, FUGA has …

Imposing Panorama

EXPO Museum, Shanghai

Text and photos: Pál Lővei

In Shanghai in 2002 – with the ambition to support the project scheme for the 2010 world exhibition – an exhibition titled „Everything starts with the Expo” was organised to survey …

Houseing Estates in Towns in Hungary

Baja-Újváros

Text: Bálint Somogyi

Baja is one of those Hungarian towns that have a history defined by the rivers and waters as well as their continuous changes throughout its existence. This natural factor did not only influence the geographical, …

For a Rough and Essential Architecture

Notes for a contemporary architectural ethics

Text: Antonello Stella

“Taking care” – this is, I think, the most cogent incipit in contemporaneity and posed by this call. We architects cannot avoid to take care of the world in which …

Meaningful Architectural Ornamentation

On the Synagogue by Lipót Baumhorn in Szeged
Footnotes of a doctoral thesis

Text and photos: Ágnes Ivett Oszkó

Lipót Baumhorn was one of the most fertile architects of synagogues not only in historic Hungary but also in Europe …

Superblock

MÉSZ-MÉK Diploma Prize, 2019

Design: Dávid Kálna, BME Építészmérnöki Kar
Consultant: Iván Nagy

When a metropolis grows beyond people, the demand to build a city within a city is phrased. It creates an independent space for living in the …

Otto Prutscher

Universal Designer of Viennese Modernism
MAK, Vienna, 20 November 2019 – 17 May 2020

Otto Prutscher (1880–1949) was an architect and designer, an exhibition designer, teacher, and member of all the important arts and crafts movements—from the Secession to …

The Playground Project

Architecture for Children
DAM, Frankfurt, 9 November 2019 – 21 June 2020

Between 1950 and 1980 the playground was a creative laboratory. In the cities of the Global North, innovative, crazy and exciting projects emerged: Landscape architects, artists, activists …