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Téma

2022/3 Téma rovat

Architecture, Decorative Arts, Everydays

New Ethnography Museum and Visitors’ Centre, City Park, Budapest Architects: Ferencz Marcel, Détári György Text: Mária Tatai Photos: György Palkó A unique building to house the Etnography Museum has been completed as the second component of Liget Budapest Project. It was designed by NAPUR Architect Ltd. which received the first prize in the international invitational […]

2022/3 Téma rovat

A Town in the Open-Air Exhibition

Szentendre Ethnography Museum, Transylvanian Unit Architect: Miklós Buzás Text: Eszter Götz Photos: Szentendre Ethnography Museum, Eszter Götz More than 20 years of preparations, research, collecting materials and construction works preceded the opening of the new section presenting the architecture of Transylvania of the Open Air Museum of Szentendre in May. With this development, the area […]

2022/3 Téma rovat

A Sweeping Gesture

MVM Dome Multi-Hall Architect: György Skardelli Text: Bálint Botzheim Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky The building owes its existence to the Handball European Championship 2022. The economical maintenance and operation of such a large facility, however, necessitates versatile, multi-layered uses. Constructed in this very spirit, the completed building is suited to host almost any kind of indoor […]

2022/3 Téma rovat

Unity and Harmony

Antal Csermák Arts School, Veszprém Architect: Rita Madarasi-Papp Text: Zoltán Dragon Photos: Zsolt Hlinka Renewed in two stages, firstly renovated on the exterior in 2016, then revised in its interiors, the house originally meant to house military barracks had always been extended and converted by people who viewed it as a single structure, according to […]

Utóirat

2022/3 Post Scriptum Utóirat 2022/3

In the Wake of an Architectural Relationship

Parallels of the Airports in Budaörs and Helsinki-Malmi Text: Péter Csengel, Ibolya Csengel-Plank Two of the old airports of Europe exist even today, and even though they are far away from each other, one being in Helsinki, the other in Budapest, they show some striking similarities. Their horizontal plans, the centrally positioned circular traffic control […]

2022/3 Post Scriptum Utóirat 2022/3

Ödön Lechner’s „Offices”

Historical Reconstruction Based on Cash Tabs Text: Eszter Baldavári The summer of 2021 saw the start of a large-scale digitization and collection handling project in the Museum of Hungarian Architecture and the Documentation Centre of Monument Protection. Besides the digital copying of approximately 4,000 items of the museum department, including plans, photographs, documents, the staff […]

2022/3 Post Scriptum Utóirat 2022/3

Act Global

Budapest Architecture Films Festival 2022 Text: Mária Tatai The well-know „think global, act local” slogan could be made more compelling, and this gesture attracts attention which is fully justified. This year’s Budapest Architecture Films Festival makes us rethink and revise with its brief motto. It is true that we can do the most for our […]

2022/3 Post Scriptum Utóirat 2022/3

Problematic Situations in Space

The spatial standards of shelters for the homeless in Kőbánya Text and photos: Bence Bene The integration of homeless people is of primary importance. The main goal of institutions catering and caring for the homeless should be not only to provide a minimal protective network but also to integrate them socially and thus into the […]

Terv

2022/3 Terv rovat

Facelifting Városmajor

Results of the Landscape Design Competition Concept and text: OpenSpace Ltd., Deichler Jakab Studio Budapest Development Centre Nonprofit Co. has published an open landscape design tender to renew Városmajor. The criteria were to have a modern development of a landscaped public park in line with the era and the spirit of liveable sustainable cities with […]

2022/2 Terv rovat

Art House from the Mill

Reconstruction and extension of the former Festetics mill in Toponár Concept and text: Anna Fekecs One of the districts of Kaposvár, Toponár, was once a Festetics estate, and many buildings preserve the memory of the family. Currently, the mill building is unused and if not used, this valuable Festetics memento will be lost. The plan […]

2022/1 Terv rovat

The Strategy of the Complex Reconstruction of the Royal Palace in Buda

Concept and text: Robert Gutowski Client: Várkapitányság Nonprofit Ltd. The Castle Hill and Royal Palace of Buda are a site and memorial of historic and symbolic significance of Hungarian national identity. The place itself is a nationally significant historic monument with regard to Hungary’s past and national belongingness: it is a protected building, a highly […]

2021/6 Terv rovat

Csepel Pool

Intervention in Budapest, Csepel Island Concept: Lamproulis Stratis Present day reality is scourged by environmental destruction caused by humans themselves. False needs are nowadays leading to the overuse of natural resources in such a pace that the environment is unable to restores them. Energy crisis is now a major matter. The immoderate use of fossil […]

Kreatív városok

2019/6 Kreatív városok

Radical transformation

Developing the centre of a settlement, Gyermely Architects: Péter Gereben, Balázs Marián Text: Szilvia Molnár Photos: Balázs Danyi Having in-depth knowledge of the structure of the village Gyermely, the team named Gereben Marián Architects managed by Balázs Marián DLA and Péter Gereben found themselves a challenge here at the end of the 2000s. As a […]

2019/6 Kreatív városok

Oxford in the foothills of the Alps

Facelifted Benedictine Convent House, Kőszeg Architect: Robert Gutowski Text: Dr. Ferenc Miszlivetz Photos: Tibor Ohr An eventful year started in 2014 when ISES Foundation was commissioned by the Prime Minister’s office to work out a study on viability with the aim to save the architectural heritage of Kőszeg almost on the brink of complete deterioration […]

2019/5 Kreatív városok

The Place Where…

Intimacy, creativity, flow Text: Tamás Fejérdy, Ferenc Miszlivetz, Laura Takács Architectural spaces do not tend to be utility calculations in the case of historic towns, as they are born based on human needs, well-established and fixed habits, the respect of old times, the gripping effect of the view, that is natural, cultural and aesthetic codes. […]

2019/5 Kreatív városok

Treating Landscape Injuries with Art

Volcanoes Park, Zalahaláp Sculptors: Rhea Marmentini, Zoltán Balanyi Text: Balázs Szász Photos: Rhea Marmentini, Zoltán Balanyi Born in a family of doctors and artists, Chilean-Hungarian sculptor Rhea Marmentini started to realize one of her long-time dream at the meeting point of Mediterranean and continental climates: to reconstruct a wound on the landscape of Haláp Hill, […]