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 the partner organisations of the Visegrád Four countries. On March 11th, MÉSZ organised a prestigious international […]

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 least as much to do with architecture as professionals specialised in it. Construction, demolition, break-up and […]

Where Should the Chinese Stand?

International Architects’ Conference, Budapest, March 8th, 2019 „Oriental people in the West, western people in the East”, this is the slogan of this year’s International Architects’ Conference, which defines already in its title the fact that despite the globalization of architectural practices, there still exist these two categories on the level of traditional concepts and […]

World Architecture Day 2018

Architects’ House, October 1st, 2018 Text: Eszter Götz The UIA, which is the international association of architects, celebrates the Architecture World Day on the first Monday of October every year. On this day, architects and other professionals do their best to draw attention to the social role of architecture. The Association of Hungarian Architecture organised […]

Lajos Kozma Conference

Műcsarnok, 8-9 October 2018 Text: Pál Száva Photos: Magyar Építészeti Múzeum The conference associated with the exhibition titled Kozma Classic – The Budapesti Workshop and Lajos Kozma focussed on the rich and versatile oeuvre of the architect. The lectures presented his career starting with the years he had spent with Béla Lajta’s studio to his […]

The Missing Link

Rotterdam Architecture Biennale, June 1st-July 8th Text: Anna Zsoldos Photo: Aad Hoogendoorn ©IABR IABR, the architectural biennale organised in Rotterdam was launched in 2001, and this was the 8th time it took place now. During these years the event has evolved its character As a result, it specializes in urban development and urbanistics, focussing on […]

The Annual General Meeting of MÉSZ

Architects’ House, June 4th, 2018 Text: Eszter Götz Photos: MÉSZ The Association of Hungarian Architects held its annual general meeting in the Károly Kós hall of the Architects’ House. Chairman András Krizsán in his annual report talked about the major programmes and activities of MÉSZ in 2017. He also informed the participants of the concept […]

Light Sphere – Live Image Company

Master of Light Award of Associated Arts Ceremony 2018 Concept and realization: Zsófia Bérczi Text: György Szegő Photos: Élőkép Színház The ceremony of Master of Light awards hosted a performance by Live Image Company. The spectacle-oriented production is difficult to define in terms of genres, as it is a performance blending poetic texts, composed of […]

The Transformation of Materials in Architecture

International Architects Conference 2018 Text: Bálint Botzheim This year’s conference was hosted by the recently inaugurated building of Közszolgálati University organised by Artifex Publishing Co. and AHA (Association of Hungarian Architects). Ákos Moravánszky was invited to act as chairman who also selected the lectures included in the programme. This year’s topic was The Transformation of […]

Creative Expertise

IDEA Conference 2018 Kecskemét, 8-9 March 2018 Text: Raymond Bükkösi The name IDEA chosen for the conference held in Kecskemét is a true reflection of the spirituality and the values it has chosen. The key words to be taken into consideration are the ones making up the letters of the abbreviation (Innovation, Design, Engineering, Architecture) […]

Move the Roof Higher Up

10th Budapest Architecture Films Days Toldi Cinema, Budapest, 8-11 March 2018 Text: Eszter Götz Photos: KÉK The Contemporary Architecture Centre hosts the Architecture Film Days for the tenth time this April with an ever widening audience year by year. The programme offers lessons proving useful lessons and food for thought from several aspects. The number […]

Enigma 92 – Correspondence of Károly Kós and Aurél Papp

Journal Presentation and Discussion Association of Hungarian Architects, 20 March 2018 Text: György Szegő Launched 25 years ago, Enigma is a journal specialized in art theory. Its issue No. 92 presents the correspondence between Károly Kós (1883–1977) architect, writer, graphic artist, cultural organiser with Aurél Papp (Aurel Popp 1879–1960) painter and sculptor, culture politician, thanks […]