Urban Symmetry

Zsolt Hlinka, Premier Nyomda, 2018, Budapest, 165 page

Why symmetry? Because it is perfect: a consciously created or randomly occurring composition that captures the immaculate balance. My artistic aspirations have been built around this concept since the beginnings, approaching …

Otto Bartning

Museum Künstlerakademie Matildenhöhe, Darmstadt
19 November 2017 – 18 March 2018

Photos: Matildenhöhe, Darmstadt

Otto Bartning had a strong impact on architecture of the 20th century. From 1918 on, as a member of the Workers’ Council for Art, he …

The Legacy of Two Women of the 20th Century in Vienna

Brigitte Hamann’s legacy
Vienna City Library, 2 June 2017 – 26 January 2018

Text: György Szegő
Photos: Rathausbiblitothek Wien

On October 4, 2016, historian and biographer Brigitte Hamann died of one of the most popular scientists in Austria, indeed …

Piranesi Award 2017

International Architectural Exhibition
FUGA Budapest Center of Architecture, 17 January – 5 February 2018

Piran Days of Architecture (PiDA) is an International Architectural Conference with one of the oldest traditions in the world, whose aim is to assess current …

Home – away

Attila Batár photography exhibition
FUGA Budapest Center of Architecture, 25 January – 12 Februray 2018

I split the selected images into three equal parts. The first is the home, represented by important objects and details from our apartment. The …

Wood in Estonian Architecture

Estonian Institute in Hungary
FUGA Budapest Center of Architecture, 1-25 March 2018

The Estonian Forest and Wood Industries Association’s exhibition showcases the main building types, tendencies and most remarkable individual buildings of Estonian wood architecture. The exhibition spans several …

Péter Korniss: Continuing Memories

Hungarian National Gallery, 29 September 2017 – 11 February 2017

Péter Korniss is one of the greatest masters of contemporary Hungarian photography, a recipient of the “Artist of the Nation” award, the Kossuth Prize and the Joseph Pulitzer Memorial …

Frau Architekt, Over 100 years of Women in Architecture

DAM, Frankfurt, 30 September 2017 – 8 March 2018

It remains to be seen whether the future really is feminine. Indeed, although far more than half of all students in architecture faculties are now women, it is certainly not …

Borders, Architekturbild – European Architectural Photography Prize 2017

DAM, Frankfurt, 6 May – 27 August 2017

The European Architectural Photography Prize has been awarded every two years since 1995. Since 2003, the award has been bestowed by architekturbild e.v., since 2008 in cooperation with DAM, and since …

The Roots of Infinity, Peter Magyar’s spatial drawings

Kunsthalle, Budapest, 4-30 October 2017

Dr. Peter Magyar is a Hungarian architect living in the United States of America. He left Hungary in 1975 and moved to the US in 1980. Since then he has continuously been teaching architecture …

Hungary, Architecture in the Long 1960s

Associaition of Hungarian Architects, 12 July 2017

Photos: Edit Pálinkás

Architecturally speaking, the long 1960s were a highly productive period in Hungary, in spite of the Hungarian state’s consolidation of power following the 1956 uprising. The material compiled for …

Peter Cook. Retrospective

Museum for Architectural Drawing, Berlin, 30 October 2016 – 12 February 2017

The exhibition Peter Cook. Retrospective is devoted to drawings by the famous British architect who is celebrating his 80th birthday this year. Peter Cook is without doubt …