Genuine Modernist

Detached House Budakeszi, German Design Award 2020

Architect: Attila Borsay
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Attila Borsay designed a new detached house in Budakeszi on a steep and narrow site, surrounded b a chaotic residential environment, which was …

The Nature of Transformation

Remodelling a Detached Family House, Balatonalmádi

Architect: Tamás Tomay
Text and photos: István Gyulovics
Situated on a corner lot defined b three streets, the residential house remodelled after designs by Tamás Tomay is found in the inner part …

Museum under the City

Amos Rex Museum, Hensinki

Architect: Asmo Jaaksi – JKMM Architects
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Tuomas Uusheimo, Hannu Rytky, Mika Huisman

Located in the heart of the city, Amos Rex is sited across from the 1920s classicist Parliament building and …

Tisza Forest School and Trail

Thesis, MOME Institute of Architecture

Concept and text: Levente Szász
Consultant: András Göde

Northern-Eastern Hungary is one of the poorest areas in our country. People are struggling with ethnic and economic problems which distort the minds of the children …

Urbanistics with Corona Virus Fever?

Text: Richárd Ongjerth

Disasters have played major roles in the development of cities in two different ways so far. Firstly, fires, floods, earthquakes, or even volcano eruptions often destroyed existing settlements, annihilating long-standing conditions, circumstances of existence.  Such events …

Manifest for a Better World

From Nobel prize winning economists to renowned architects, 24 of the world’s leading thinkers and creatives have signed a manifesto for a cultural revival of the economy, as reported in european news outlets El Pais and Corriere della Sera. …

Closed or Open?

Thoughts Concerning the Conversion of the Quay in Budapest

Text: Béla Nagy Dr.
The quay on the Pest side of Budapest is an integral part of the city, and also a prominent part of the cityscape accentuating the …

Collective House, Miskolc

Text: Kornélia Kissfazekas, Ádám Pirity

Communal life is getting more and more popular. We can use shared cars, bicycles to  travel. Vacant lots in downtown zones are converted into communal gardens. Almost every kind of household appliance  can be …

Sándy – Konok: Intersection Points

Family History Exhibition in the Budapest Kunsthalle

Text: Péter Bodó
Photos: MÉM-MDK

On his 90th birthday, painter Tamás Konok is celebrated by a joint exhibition organised by the Budapest Kunsthalle, the Museum of Hungarian Architecture and the Centre of …

The Reality of Architecture – „There, We Have Everything”

To Attila Batár Aged 95

Text: Péter György

Talking about architecture, we tend to exclusively look for correlations between political, cultural and social spheres, and then make them objects of critical analyses. The inseparable associations of physical and symbolic …

Digital Arts and Crafts

Marebito House, Nanto, Japan

Architecture: Vuild. Co.
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: Hayato Kurobe, Takumi Ota

An architecture startup Vuild, Inc. has completed “House for Marebito” in Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture in 2019. This project challenges the local issues of forestry …

Awards on March 15th

Architects Awarded Ybl, Kossuth and Széchenyi Prizes

Traditionally, the most prestigious professional recognition of architects, the Ybl Prize is awarded on March 15th, our national holiday. This year another two high-standard recognitions went to representatives of Hungarian contemporary architecture. …