UIA II region meeting and International Convention of Architecture

House of Architects, 5 March, Budapest Text: Tibor Fátyol The UIA II region meeting took place in Budapest, Hungary on 5th of March 2020. It was hosted by the Association of Hungarian Architects (AHA) in its headquarter in Budapest. The main topics of the meeting were presentations and consultations on the past year programs/architectural events, […]

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 choose Károly Kós’s name naturally taking on his heritage and spirituality. The founding masters, Miklós Kampis, […]

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 evolved into a brandmark of Gesamtkunswerk commitment, and a genuine and authentic venue of the cultural […]

World Architects’ Day 2019

Association of Architects, House of Architects, 7 October 2019 Text: Eszter Götz Photo: Edit Pálinkás On October 7th, architects celebrated the Architects’ World Day. The programmes held all day long included lectures and discussions, this year’s diploma ceremony, as well as several other programmes of this year, such as the opening of the international exhibition […]

An Ultra-Modern Hungarian Architect In Shanghai

Károly Gonda’s Memorial Year Text: Eszter Baldavári Organized by the Hungarian Architects’ Association, the programmes of Károly Gonda’s Memorial Year have started. Hardly known in Hungary, the architect was an outstanding character of Sanghai’s Art Deco. Born in Gyöngyös, he studied in Vienna, and was taken as prisoner of war in Russia, from where he […]

The Cross – 13th Conference of Sacral Architecture

FUGA Budapest Center of Architecture, 17 September 2019 Text: Zoltán Páricsy Photo: Ars Sacra Festival This year the Conference of Sacred Architecture was organised for the 13th time within the framework of the Ars Sacra festival. The topic was the significance of the cross in contemporary architecture and interior design. The theme is a universal […]

FutureHall

Thought-provoking conference in the Kunsthalle FutureHall – Architecture in the era of 3D printing, Kunsthalle, Budapest, 25 May 2019 Text: Mária Tatai „Architecture in the era of 3D printing” has been chosen as the subtitle of the conference held in the Budapest Kunsthalle on May 25th, 2019 within the framework of the 2nd National Salon […]

Common Irregularities

Creative week at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Technology, Debrecen Text: Gergely Hory, Zoltán Major, Péter Müllner (Prtzn Architecture) Photos: Zsófia Roszkos, Prtzn Architecture Being supervisors of the topic, we were invited to the creative week organised by the Faculty of Architecture, University of Technology, Debrecen. The theme was associated with the exhibition titled […]

Materialism and Idealism

The Contemporary Hungarian Heritage Preservation Summer University on Monument Protection, Eger, 2019 Text: Gábor Nagy The chief topic of this year’s course of the Heritage Preservation Summer University in Eger was Potentials and methods to restore values hidden in historic monuments. In his plenary lecture opening the programme Gábor Nagy architect, specialist of heritage preservation […]

A Competitive Alternative

Solar Decathlon 2019, Szentendre Text: Krisztián Dudics Photos: Képkocka / Gergely Potyondi, Solar Decathlon In 2002 a contest for universities and the construction industry was launched on the initiative of the government titled Solar Decathlon to encourage designs and the construction of modern exemplary residential buildings that offer innovative, energy-efficient, environmentally sustainable alternatives based on […]

MÉSZ Conference 2019

Association of Hungarian Architects, Károly Kós Auditorium 27 May 2019 The Association of Hungarian Architects (MÉSZ) held its annual conference in the Architects’ House. Members of the board – János Golda, Gábor Zoboki and Csaba Nagy – gave an account of the activities of the Association in the past year. László Mikó presented a summary […]

Ten years of FUGA

Anniversary Festival, July-September 2019 FUGA Budapest Architecture Centre celebrates the 10th anniversary of its inauguration on October 1st, 2019. with aan appropriate series of large-scale events to commemorate the significant date. The introductory programme starts mid-summer with an exhibition of architectural designs and models housed in every room of the house. The exhibition opens on […]