Awards on the occasion of August 20th

On the occasion of the national holiday, Miklós Kásler, Minister of Human Resources, and Bence Rétvári, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Human Resources, handed over the Hungarian Order of Merit on 15 March, The Master of Folk …

Vedres György Prize 2020

In memory of the late Ybl Prize-winning architect György Vedres, who died in 1987, his widow founded the Vedres György Prize in 2013, which is awarded annually to an architect under the age of 40, whose high-quality design work …

125 years of the International Venice Biennale

Text: Mihály Medve
Photo: ASAC

Regarding the overall situation of wake of the global coronavirus epidemic, the Venice Biennale redesigned its current events. Roberto Cicutto Biennale director and co-curators described the series of events on their online press conference …

Body of Water Stretched Upward

Aquaticum Open-Air Baths, Debrecen

Architect: Péter Bordás
Text: Anett Mizsei
Photos: György Palkó, Anna Illés

Senior designer Péter Bordás and his fellow architects „folded” a refreshing experience into a spectacular box. Seen from a bird’s eye view, the sunbath-deck …

The Spirit of the Site

Millennary Széll Gate, Budapest

Architects: Mihály Kádár, Szilvia Könözsi
Text: Béla Nagy
Photos: Zsolt Hlinka

In Buda, on the premises of the former Ganz factory one ofthe most exciting parks of Budapest was created. The objective was to make …

Sophisticated Functionality

Indoor Stables and Riding School, Nyíregyháza

Architect: Dezső Ekler
Text: Tamás Kiss
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Built after designs by Dezső Ekler, the stables and riding school in Nyíregyháza have an exterior showing a nice blend of traditional simplicity and …

Trianon 100

Memorial to the Mutual Belongingness of the Historic Regions of Hungary, Budapest

Architects: Balázs Zimay, Dániel Déry, Artúr Palotás
Landscape: Sándor Mohácsy
Text: Ádám Farkas
Photos: Tamás Wachsler

August 20th, 2020 will be the inauguration day of a new …

Successful revitalization

Conversion of a Hospital Site, Kaposvár

Architects: Ferenc Lőrincz Jr., Ádám Ligeti, Rita Balogh, László Pap
Text: Krisztina L. Balogh
Photos: Balázs Lőrincz, Alán Szekeres, Róbert Benke, Rómeo Pintér Dr.

The 2,7 hectare area starting to deteriorate into slums …

In the Sky, On the Ground

New Playgrounds in Budapest and by Lake Balaton

Designers: Gergely Hajdu-Nagy Gergely Dr., György Szloszjár, Viktor László
Text: Eszter Götz

An artificial universe, this man-made environment is a limited space used exclusively for recreation,where children can experience the freedom …

Mansion in Nyék

Vörösmarty Mihály Memorial Museum and Csajághy Laura Stage, Kápolnásnyék

Architect: Lajos Ónodi Szabó
Text: Sándor Csontó
Photos: Lajos Ónodi Szabó, Norbert Juhász
 
After 70 years, the simple mansion in Kápolnásnyék has evolved into a genuine memorial museum in …

Riding Hall and Communal Building, Felsőör

Architect: Ákos Eszenyi
Text: János Géczi
Photos: Csaba Molnár – Molnár Studio

On the periphery of Felsőörs, the northernmost village of the Hungarian Riviera, that is Lake Balaton, there is a single stable towering above its surroundings on a …

Touring At a Height

Foliage Educational Trail, Süttő-Tardos

Architect: Péter Szabó
Text: Mária Tatai
Photos: Balázs Danyi
The „air” trail of the Gerecse Hills nestles into its environment, almost disappearing in the forest, and its regular circle-shape is only outlined on closer inspect. …