Ganz Futuro

Diploma deisgn, SZIE Ybl Miklós Faculty of Architecture, 2019 The topic of this scheme is a potential utopia of the development of the Ganz district in Józsefváros. This means both functional, urbanistic and social development. The area concerned is a disorganised one isolated from its environment in Budapest, lacking a discourse with the context, which […]

Swallows’ Visitors’ Centre

Diploma Design, SZIE Ybl Miklós Faculty of Architecture, MSC, 2019 Concept and text: Bence Péter Tóth The handshake of vernacular and contemporary architecture is the plan for me. The brick, earth and adobe architecture, thatching and whitewashed walls naturally co-operated with nature. I slid this house onto the shore of the quarry pond of the […]

Plans for a co-housing, Budapest, District XIII

Diploma design, Budapest University of Technology Concept: Anna Müller Consultant: Miklós Jancsó Co-housing, also referred to as co-operative housing is a voluntary form of residence made up by a blend of private residential units and shared communal functions. Organised from below, it is a response to real needs of living as it is a framework […]

The Reconstruction Project of the Synagogue in Kőszeg

Concept and text: Zoltán Deák Situated in the historic core of Kőszeg, the synagogue complex contains the structure formerly housing the school, as well as residential buildings for rabbis, referred to as rabbi houses. The complex containing the synagogue itself and the ancillary buildings was built between 1858 and 1859. None of the original designs […]

The Way of Silence, Stress Treatment Centre, Herencsény

MÉSZ-MÉK Diploma Award 2018 Design: Mónika Mészáros Consultant: Dr. Marcel Ferencz DLA Located in the western part of Northern Hungary, a small village Herencsény has an ancient chapel on its outskirts embraced by a picturesque scenery which soothes visitors. The harmony of the landscape and the chapel releases healing energies, and thus the site is […]

The House of Religions

Hohenems, Austria MÉSZ-MÉK Diploma Award 2018 Concept and text: Anna Breuer-Lábady Consultant: Levente Szabó DLA The starting point of this diploma scheme was the cultural and religious context which defines the location to a great extent. Observable in the Hohenems, the religious stratification has its roots in the past, in an era when the town […]

Wolf Trap

Wolf Research Centre Concept and text: Csenge Kővári The area which was formerly a venue for shooting films used by the Hungarian Movie Company is located near Gödöllő. Today it is possessed by an ethologist and the managers of a world-famous animal co-ordinator, Horkai Animal Training Center. The main focus of the scheme was if […]

Library and Information Centre in Hódmezővásárhely

Design Contest, Shared 2nd Prize Concept and text: Péter Gereben, Balázs Marián The building of the new library and information centre as well as its environment make up a complex joining the fabric of the town in an organic way as an open public institution. Its interiors and exterior spatial links have the potentials to […]

The Temple of Culture

Scheme for the Municipal Library Concept and text: ONE Műterem Hódmezővásárhely We are hereby presenting one of the architectural concepts submitted for the design contest of the Library and Information Centre of Hódmezővásárhely (finished in April, 2018) which has not been selected as one of the winners. It is the result of cooperation by Roland […]

The New Icon of Tirana

The design of the National Theatre of Albania Design: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) Text: Eszter Götz Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has redesigned a replacement for the National Theatre of Albania that will include three indoor performance spaces, a rooftop amphitheatre and a public space underneath the building. The 9,300 sq m venue is located in […]

Northern Lights Room

International Competition, Island Concept: Norbert Pánovits, Orsolya Méhes, Zsuzsanna Köninger-Péter Iceland’s sky brings travelers from around the world to view the stars free of city lights, and to catch a glimpse of the aurora borealis – these northern lights caused by solar winds fill the night sky with varying shades of green, red, and blue, […]


Carrara Thermal Baths, ReThinking International Contest, 2nd Prize Concept and text: Arnold Tóth, Attila Páll Organised by reThinking, the Carrara Thermal Baths international concept contest targeted to provide new functions for the marble quarries in Carrara which had been exploited and then abandoned by people. A total of 105 project schemes have been submitted for […]