The Site of Crossroads, or which roads leads where?

Paraphrases of a Certain Type of Space

Text and photos: Anna Szövényi

The evolution of a space is happens in the simplest way possible when two roads meet. This situation, however, may change in several ways later on. The …

Mies van der Rohe

The New National Gallery and Old Museum in Berlin

Text: Hannes Böhringer
Hungarian translation: J. A. Tillmann

The following study compares the building of the new National Gallery in Berlin, designed by Mies van der Rohe in 1968, with …


Text: Ákos Moravánszky

Architecture starts with the making of a horizontal plane. The archetypical ancient hut was the next step, having a fireplace on this horizontal surface as well as defending, covering and surrounding it. According to Gottfried Semper …

A Vertical World

New Faces of Budapest, Bratislava and Belgrade

Text: Éva Lovra

Budapest, Bratislava and Belgrade are ambitious capitals that are on the way or ambition to become metropolises the dynamics of development of which tends to halt at a certain …


Innovative Architectural Solutions of Contemporary Urban Communal Residential Buildings

Text: Julianna Szabó, Annamária Babos
Photos: Julianna Szabó

Co-housing developments all over the world may be categorized according to various aspects: there are urban and rural communities, new constructions and …

Post Scriptum 100

Results of the Contest

Founded in 2001 as the theoretical supplement of the periodical Hungarian Architecture, Post Scriptum celebrates the publication of its 100th issue. On this occasion, the editors of the journal published a contest of essays submitted …

Post Scriptum 100


Text: Members of the Jury

Utóirat (Post Scriptum), which is the thoretical supplement to the periodical titled Magyar Építőművészet (Hungarian Architecture) was launched in 2001 and has been a popular forum for articles on contemporary architecture ever since. …

Pro Hungarian Architecture Medal: Ákos Moravánszky

Text: András Ferkai

Ákos Moravánszky architect, editor of a periodical, author and educator has a career which is both versatile and of international standards. As a recognition of his work in Hungary, he was invited to act as a …

Our Renewing Architectural Heritage – Treasures for the Future

The Exhibition of the Association of Hungarian Architects in the Castle Gardens Bazaar
August 29th – September 9th, 2018

Text: Csaba Latorczai

Hungary’s rich and eventful history has left a highly versatile and unique architectural heritage for the present …

The Triumph of the Roman Cement

Materials used on Revivalist Facades

Text and photos: András Jeney

The latter half of the 19th century and the early 20th century is the period of revivalist styles in the history of Hungarian architecture, which is are also referred …

Kozma Classic

Exhibition of Works by Lajos Kozma on the 70th Anniversary of his Death
Kunsthalle, Budapest, 5 September – 2 December 2018

Text: Péter Rostás
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Lajos Kozma, the world-famous architect-designer, graphic artist and educator, died 70 years …

Jewish Cemeteries in Central and Eastern Europe

On the volume by Rudolf Klein

Text: György Szegő

Rudolf Klein, the author of this representative 455-page thesaurus has used the option offered to him by ICOMOS in a convincing way: he was invited to explore the Jewish cemeteries …