Imposing Panorama

EXPO Museum, Shanghai

Text and photos: Pál Lővei

In Shanghai in 2002 – with the ambition to support the project scheme for the 2010 world exhibition – an exhibition titled „Everything starts with the Expo” was organised to survey …

Houseing Estates in Towns in Hungary


Text: Bálint Somogyi

Baja is one of those Hungarian towns that have a history defined by the rivers and waters as well as their continuous changes throughout its existence. This natural factor did not only influence the geographical, …

For a Rough and Essential Architecture

Notes for a contemporary architectural ethics

Text: Antonello Stella

“Taking care” – this is, I think, the most cogent incipit in contemporaneity and posed by this call. We architects cannot avoid to take care of the world in which …

Meaningful Architectural Ornamentation

On the Synagogue by Lipót Baumhorn in Szeged
Footnotes of a doctoral thesis

Text and photos: Ágnes Ivett Oszkó

Lipót Baumhorn was one of the most fertile architects of synagogues not only in historic Hungary but also in Europe …

Thoughts on Social Stability

Architecture and sociology at the 2nd National Architect’s Salon

Text: László Antal Z.
Photo: Béla Ilovszky /

Ferenc Miszlivetz sociologist delivered one of the speeches at the opening ceremony of the 2nd Architects’ Salon. In this article, László …


Thought-provoking conference in the Kunsthalle
FutureHall – Architecture in the era of 3D printing, Kunsthalle, Budapest, 25 May 2019

Text: Mária Tatai

„Architecture in the era of 3D printing” has been chosen as the subtitle of the conference held …

Common Irregularities

Creative week at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Technology, Debrecen

Text: Gergely Hory, Zoltán Major, Péter Müllner (Prtzn Architecture)
Photos: Zsófia Roszkos, Prtzn Architecture

Being supervisors of the topic, we were invited to the creative week organised by …

Materialism and Idealism

The Contemporary Hungarian Heritage Preservation
Summer University on Monument Protection, Eger, 2019

Text: Gábor Nagy

The chief topic of this year’s course of the Heritage Preservation Summer University in Eger was Potentials and methods to restore values hidden in …

The Disruption of the Cityscape

Text: Paul Virilio†
Translation: Ármin Tillmann

Even if a contemporary city may be still defined as a location or a geographical position, we should not mistake it for the contrast between the urban and rural, or that of the …

Perception experiments on facade designs

The workshop of the New Vision

Text: Anna Losonczi

In this study I am presenting the group of creative professionals specialized in visual perception referred to as the New Vision (new sight, new approach, new visions) with special emphasis …

Peter Halley: Heterotopia

L’Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia, Velence, 7 May – 10 August 2019

Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: Hanna Szegő

During the time of the fine arts biennale Venice turns into a genuine store of art pieces. All over the …

Cubic Fates

The reinterpretation of Hungary’s cubic houses building stock

Text and illustration: Tünde Krisztina Tóth

From the mid-20th century on, cubic houses mushroomed with an unstoppable speed, which deeply hit the history of Hungarian housing development. The overwhelming majority of …