MÉSZ General Assembly

House of Architects, 31.05. On 31st May, the Association of Hungarian Architects held its annual general meeting in the Károly Kós Hall of the House of Architects. After the welcoming speech by President András Krizsán, Lóránt Perényi, State Secretary of the Ministry of Construction and Transport, Attila Turi, Vice President of MMA (Hungarian Academy of […]

Results of the People’s Park Budapest Concept Competition

Népliget is the largest park in Budapest’s landscaped park network, with the largest green space and a somewhat derelict and neglected park even though it has a rich past. The renewal of Népliget is therefore one of the key projects of the Dezső Radó Plan. As a first step, the Municipality of Budapest prepared a […]

A Trip to the “Laboratories of the Future”

18th Venice Architecture Biennale, 2023 Text: György Szegő Photos: Hanna Szegő, József Rosta This year, the central exhibitions of the Venice Architecture Biennale were organised by Ghanaian-South African architect Lesley Lokk. In her opinion, it is the continent that is most insecure at present, but also the region where she sees the strongest invention. The […]

Kossuth Prize 2023: Gábor Mezei Interior Designer

Traditionally, the most prestigious state honours are awarded to the most distinguished members of the Hungarian scientific and artistic communities on the occasion of the national holiday of Hungary on 15 March. This year, Gábor Mezei interior designer and furniture designer, among others, was awarded the Kossuth Prize for his work. Born in Budapest in […]


Generations and Narratives in Architecture InterMÉSZ is a niche initiative of the Association of Hungarian Architects (MÉSZ) that targets to comprehensively explore the structures and narratives of the professionals in architecture and to create an intergenerational dialogue that allows for direct contact between architectural and theoretical professionals of different generations. The thematic intergenerational conversations will […]

Golden Cubes Awards 2023

Hungarian Participants of the International Tender Text: Krisztina Somogyi For the second time now, the Association of Hungarian Architects (abbreviated as MÉSZ) has launched the Golden Cubes Awards, a competition founded by the UIA’s Architecture and Children working group, which brings together exemplary work in the field of built environment education from all over the […]

120 Years of the Journal Hungarian Architecture

Text: György Szegő In 1903, just 120 years ago, the Association of Hungarian Architects, newly founded then by Ödön Lechner and Alajos Hauszmann, launched a new journal titled Magyar Pályázatok (Hungarian Tenders). Today’s Magyar Építőművészet (Hungarian Architecture) is the successor of this periodical, and is regarded as of considerable age even by European standards. At […]


Details from the lecture given at the 120th festive meeting of MÉSZ Text: Ákos Moravánszky For the 120th anniversary of the founding of the Hungarian Architectural magazin, we quote from the architectural theorist Prof. Ákos Moravánszky’s lecture, which was delivered in October 2022 at the House of Architects, at the meeting celebrating the 120th anniversary […]

Iván Kotsis Award 2021: Tamás Karácsony

This recognition awarded by the Association of Hungarian Architects is a „fair-play prize” of professionals symbolizing the approach authenticated also by the oeuvre of the denominator with his pursue of his vocation with the modesty of an architect based on ethics. Besides, it is also an appreciation of high-standard education. At the awards ceremony held […]

Lantos Museum Pécs 2022

The Results of the Competition of the MMA Section of Architecture In the autumn of 2022, the Architecture section of the Hungarian Academy of Arts (MMA, Magyar Művészeti Akadémia) announced its open competition for architectural themed ideas with cash prizes for architects, architects, engineers and interior designers under 40 years of age. The MMA usually […]

Silver Carpenter’s Pencil Award 2022

Júlia Őry, Máté Hulesch The Silver Carpenter’s Pencil Award was founded in 2010 by the Foundation for the Hungarian Arts, at the initiative of architects Attila Komjáthy and his wife, Ilona Komjáthyné Kremnicsán. The recognition makes the press work for Hungarian architecture visible to the general public. It is awarded for quality journalistic activity appearing […]

Association of Hungarian Architects 120

Anniversary meeting and book presentation, House of Architects, 10. 26. He celebrated the 120th anniversary of the foundation of the Association of Hungarian Architects with a commemoration. At the event, AHA also presented the volume published for the anniversary. The commemorative meeting was introduced by the greeting of president András Krizsán, and then Ferenc Müller, […]