The Poetry of Walking in Urbanism

Text: Tamás Meggyesi

There are a couple of natural symbols of basic significance that tend to re-occur in the worldview of every single culture. Such examples are the motifs of the sun, the …


Tranquillity in Contemporary Sacred Architecture

Text: István Schneller

Sacred buildings erected nowadays cannot be compared to the former cathedrals which are landmarks of towns and cities as well as top achievements of their own age. The most prestigious tasks …


Carlo Scarpa (1906–1978) a Decade after the Centennary

Text: Péter Klaniczay

A three-day programme of celebrating the centennary of Carlo Scarpa’s birth started on June 2nd, 2006. The venues are mainly in the province of Veneto in Italy. On …

Housing Estates in Towns

Bökényalj in Csongrád

Text: Regina Balla

Located in the Great Hungarian Plain, Csongrád has a population of 16 564 people and covers an area of 174 square kilometres. More than one fourth of its towndwellers live on the housing …

Picture Postcard from Modra

Provincial regions in the 21st century

Text: Julianna Szabó

In May 2016 lecturers and students of REA (Réseau des Écoles d’Architecture de la France et d’Europe Centrale et Orientale) have gathered for the 20th time to make a tour …

Searching for Tools

Architectural Sustainability in Practice and Theory

Text: Bence Török
Tutor: György Major DLA

One of the greatest challenges in our age is an efficient protection of our environment and a responsible way of thinking about our future. A change …

Adobe Workshop

How to approach adobe as a building material in a scientific way?

Text: Ádám Bihari

The Adobe Workshop was targeted to present the workings of the raw material based on its objective qualities and faculties as a building material, …