The Synagogue In Óbuda

Assumptions and reconstruction

Text: Rudolf Klein, Gergely Nagy
Photos: Rudolf Klein

The synagogue in Óbuda is a unique case in which modernisation has a clear lead, but the building still retains elements of the tradition in explicit architectural terms. …

(Re)creating Values

Recycling cloisters and their afterlife via contemporary architectural interventions

Text: Bianka Varga

Whilst transforming into a world of Christianity, the fate of religious orders and their institutions in mediaeval Europe ran parallel with the history of the church after …

Women Architects in the Socialist Era (1945–1989)

On a newly published collection of English-language essays

Text: Béla Kerékgyártó

How did they find their places and what was the role of women who were active as architects in the countries of the Socialist block? Was there any …

Architectural interest aroused by a variety of percepts

In the interiors designed by Tadao Ando in St. Louis

Text: Anna Losonczi 

This study examines the spatial experience based on the interiors designedby Tadao Ando in St. Louis. This survey relies upon the designers’intuition and weaves a short summary …

Highrises in Budapest

Text: Imre Körmendy 

The construction of tall buildings has almost always been an expression of power (travelling back in time as far as the interpretation of the Bible’s author, the symbol of Babel’s tower, whereby mankind ambitioned to surpass God). …

MÉSZ in the 21st century

Discussion about the future of MÉSZ, Építészpince, January 2017

Text: Anna Zöldi, Bálint Botzheim 

The new management of MÉSZ prioritizes its tasks so as to focus on being an authentic organisation of Hungarian architects which reacts sensitively to the …