Pro Architectura Prize 2016

House of Parliament, 26 October 2016

In the year 2016 – after a short pause – the Pro Architectura Prize is awarded again, this year it could be applied for in five categories, namely Architectural work, Architectural public life …

An Attempt to Dialogues

MÉSZ Evenings – Where are you heading, „Roman Riverbank”?
Építészek Háza, 10 October 2016

Text: Zsuzsa Beliczay

The discussion of MÉSZ (the Association of Hungarian Architects) held in October focussed on the flood control and protection of the Roman …

To Master School Grade No. XXIV.

World Day of Architecture, 3 October 2016

The exhibition opened on the World Day of Architecture presented the materials submitted by the new grade of the Master School of Master Architect Association for their entrance examination. The opening speech …

A Reflection of Identity

CEU Building Extension, Budapest

Architects: Sheila O’Donnell, John Tuomey
Text: Krisztián Dudics
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The Central European University has been present in the historic downtown district of Pest for 25 years now. First it moved in one building, …

The site of Ancestors

Rudapithecus Exhibition, Felsőtelekes

Architect: Zsolt Vasáros
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: János László, Klára Lovas, Zsolt Vasáros

The first pieces of the remains of Rudi, the world famous primal ape were found in the mid-1960s in one of the abandoned …

Harmony

Concert Hall, Pannonhalma

Architect: Robert Gutowski
Text: Edit Pálinkás
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

As of May, 2016 the Abbey of Pannonhalma was enriched with a concert hall suited to house conferences, music programmes, minor theatre and movie performances, as well …

Live Castle – Füzér

Reconstruction of the Lower Castle and the Development of the Upper Castle

Architects: György Skardelli, Bálint Kelemen (Lower Castle), György Radványi (Outdoor stairs), Mihály Rudolf, Katalin Molnár, Zoltán Lipták (Upper Castle)
Interior architecture: Dr. Zsófia Lukács
Curator: Gábor Várkonyi …

Past to be Continued

Reconstruction of the Mediaeval Castle in Szászvár

Architect: János Albert
Text: Miklós Okrutay
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The memories of the mediaeval castle of Szászvár, a town situated in the north-eastern part of Baranya county, had been almost completely forgotten …

Retaking Dignity

The Reconstruction of the Main Building of the Archbishop’s Palace, Eger

Architect: László Földes
Text: Anna Losonczy
Photos: Róbert Nemes

The Archbishop’s Palace has stood abandoned in the Baroque-style centre of Eger for such a long time that people …

Hidden Beauty

Pest-Buda Hotel, Budapest

Architect: Bernadett Hild Csorba
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The oldest hotel building of the country housing today’s Pest-Buda Hotel is found in the neighborhood of the historical quarter of the Castle of Buda, which …

Living Simplicity

Exhibitions and Events House, Villány

Architect: Tamás Getto
Text: Gergő Radev
Photos: Greypixel

The two-storey events building designed by Tamás Getto and his fellow architects is actually a follow-up of the 19th-century cellar system possessed by the Kovács family: …

Message

Lookout pavilion, Surrey, England

Architect: Giles Miller
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Richard Chivers

‘Perspectives’ is an organic pavilion structure covered with Cedar Shingles, which sits atop the beautiful Surrey Hills at Winterfold, and throws itself evocatively into the vista …