István Kotsis Award 2020

MÉSZ, December 15th, 2020

On December 15th, the 131st birthday of István Kotsis, the medals named after him were awarded  as the professional recognition of fair-play architects which is a recognition by the Association of Hungarian Architects (MÉSZ) for …

Development Scheme of the Balaton Centre Keszthely 2020

Results of the Contest

The Architecture Department of the Hungarian Art Academy published an open tender of architecture titled The Development Scheme of the Balaton Centre 2020 to invite proposals and concepts for a multi-functional complex offering high-standard services …

Pro Architectura Prize 2020

On November 19th, Minister Gergely Gulyás awarded the Pro Architectura prizes for recognizing the activities of those propagating and popularizing Hungarian architecture, the creation of high standard man-made environment, the protection and preservation of architectural values, and activities to …

Budapest Architecture Award for Excellence 2020

On November 17th, which is the birthday of Budapest, the Budapest Architectural Award for Excellence 2020 was awarded. It is a professional recognition for high-standard designs and constructions of new or modernized buildings, edifices, public domains, interiors that improve …

Silver Carpenter’s Pencil Prize 2020

It is the 11th time now that the architectural and press prize named Silver Carpenter’s Pencil has been awarded. It also heralded the coming of a new era with the new decade: from this year on, the Association of …

Elemér Zalotay 1932–2020

Text: György Szegő

Elemér Zalotay, an iconic architect in both Hungarian and international architecture, passed away on November 14th, 2020. He made thousands of designs for the future, but left only a few houses behind which are all excellent, …

The General Assembly of AHA to Renew Functions and Representatives

ELTE Lágymányos Campus, 10. 19.

Text and photos: AHA

In the middle of October the Association of Hungarian Architects held its general assembly to renew its functions and representatives at the campus of ELTE in Lágymányos, where the annual …

Towards a Better Urban Lifestyle

Architecture World Day, October 5th, 2020

Text: Eszter Götz
Photo: Ildikó Fazekas (AHA)

Celebrated on the first Monday of October every year, Architecture World Day was initiated in 2005 by the UIA to commemorate our universal responsibility for the …

House of the Year 2020

The House of the Year Award is an important recognition of professionals among Hungarian architects which surveys and evaluates detached houses and minor residential buildings year by year, more recently also including the latest public buildings. On September 17th, …

Awards on the occasion of August 20th

On the occasion of the national holiday, Miklós Kásler, Minister of Human Resources, and Bence Rétvári, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Human Resources, handed over the Hungarian Order of Merit on 15 March, The Master of Folk …

Vedres György Prize 2020

In memory of the late Ybl Prize-winning architect György Vedres, who died in 1987, his widow founded the Vedres György Prize in 2013, which is awarded annually to an architect under the age of 40, whose high-quality design work …

125 years of the International Venice Biennale

Text: Mihály Medve
Photo: ASAC

Regarding the overall situation of wake of the global coronavirus epidemic, the Venice Biennale redesigned its current events. Roberto Cicutto Biennale director and co-curators described the series of events on their online press conference …