The Story of Tátika

Case Study of an Iconic Modern Building

Text: Norbert Jankovics, Zsuzsanna Máté

By the early-21st century, the technologies applied on buildings older than a few decades, but younger than a century, and typically labelled as „modernist”, had become outdated, …

Far Away from the Designers’ Office

Architects on Holiday

Text: Fanni Izabella Magyaróvári
Photos: MÉM MDK Hungarian Museum of Architecture

Journeys are important milestones of almost every architect’s oeuvre as they may draw life-long experience from what they see abroad, including the landscape and buildings. …

Cultures, Ways of Life and Edifices Along the River Tisza

Text: Edina Schefler

This study is based on the research of the constructions of the civilizations and cultures that have approached, lived and wanted to live along, near and with the banks and waters of the River Tisza. The …

To Delete the Past Forever

The Past and Future of Abbatoir, Budapest

Text: Tamás Ulrich

It is a sad experience to see the disappearance of a characteristic ensemble of buildings which is a sight of Budapest. It was built after an industrial design and …

The Fate of a Housing Estate No. 6. Careful Orientation in the 21st Century

Cabrini-Green, Chicago, construction (1941–1962) and demolition (1994–2011)

Text: Melinda Benkő

Thinking of modern housing estates, only a few people recall the Unites States of America, as the general image associated with this phrase is that of detached houses on …

On the Duties of Thinking and the Necessity to Act

András Lányi: Introduction to Eco-Philosophy for Beginner Advanced Students

Text: Zsuzsa Schäffer

This book written by András Lányi is a comprehensive survey of the entire system of ecological thinking in four chapters based on various associated topics. The first …