Debrecen Forest Cultural Park

The result of the tender Concept and text: B5 Építészstúdió – Bajzáth Noémi, Balázs Anna, Balázs Bálint, Balázs Tibor, Barca Balázs, Dongó Tamás, Bagdiné Fekete Orsolya, Kulcsár Emese, Pór Kata The tender for the attraction development of the Forest Cultural Park, which was announced by the Debrecen municipality in November 2021, was closed. Only one […]

The General Assembly of MÉSZ

Architects’ House, June 8th, 2022 The Association of Hungarian Architects held its annual general assembly on June 8th, where its chairman, András Krizsán and the heads of the boards gave a summary of their activities in the past year, and presented their plans for the year 2022. The second part of the assembly was devoted […]

Unbuilt Budapest

Hungarian Museum of Transport, June 21 – September 30 A new temporary exhibition summarizing the transport visions of Budapest has opened in the future home of the Transport Museum, the Diesel Hall of the Northern Vehicle Repair. Unbuilt Budapest evokes what an alternative Budapest would look like based on transport plans for the past 150 […]

City Hall Park

Results of the Design Contest An open secret contest was published by the Mayor’s Office of the Municipality of Budapest at the end of 2021 for the revitalisation of the City Hall Park, including the development of green-blue infrastructure components, the creation of a high-standard public domain by preserving protected buildings, public components and environmental […]

The 120th Anniversary of the Association of Hungarian Architects

Greetings from the chief editor of the Hungarian Architecture magazin Text: György Szegő We have two good reasons to celebrate the 120th anniversary of MÉSZ. One of them being that this arts, professional and social organisation has lived this iconic age without having to change its original objectives and thus it has remained the same. […]

State Awards to Architects

March 15th, 2022 On our national holiday, Marc 15th prestigious prizes are awarded by the state annually. In 2022, besides the traditional awards ceremony of the Ybl Prize further recognitions have been presented to Hungarian architects, and thus the profession nationwide. Kossuth Award: Gábor Zoboki architect Széchenyi award: Győző Vörös, archaeologist Hungarian Merit Award: Etele […]

Venice Architecture Biennale 2023

Results of the Hungarian Pavilion Contest In line with the practice in Hungary, the national representative of the Venice Biennale, dr. Júlia Fabényi, head of Ludwig Múzeum – Contemporary Art Museum selected the curator and exhibition of the Hungarian Pavilion after an open tender, based on the decision of the jury of professionals. Of the […]

The Nature of Architecture

19th International Congress of Architecture, 25. 03. 2022 Text: Orsolya Ware-Nagy Representatives of the Hungarian architectural profession met for the nineteenth time at the International Congress of Architects organized in cooperation with Artifex Publishing and the Association of Hungarian Architects (MÉSZ). The buzzword in the nature of architecture organized this year’s performances around a theme, […]

The Park of Architecture

Results of the Design Contest The Hungarian Arts Academy published the single-turn archietctural design contest titled “The Park of Architecture” in September 2021 to house the collections and exhibitions of the Hungarian Architecture Museum and Monument Protection Documentation Centre maintained by the Academy as well as its public functions in a complex. The task was […]

The 120th Anniversary of MÉSZ

Text: György Szegő In 1902, that is exactly 120 years ago, the Association of Hungarian Architects was founded. Published by this organisation, the periodical titled old-new Hungarian Architecture devoted its special supplement in April titled Post Scriptum entirely to this jubilee. On our website ( there will be a new column from April on this […]

Results of Pázmány Campus Design Contest

BFK Budapest Development Centre Nonprofit Zrt. published an invitational architectural tender for the designs of the extension and development of the educational facilities of the new campus of the Péter Pázmány Catholic University. The publisher expected architectural proposals to design a complex reflecting the present era and the spirituality of the Catholic university whilst suited […]

MÉSZ 120 Student logo competition

In 2022, the Association of Hungarian Architects will celebrate the 120th anniversary of its founding. For the graphic formulation of the slogan of the jubilee year, Association of Hungarian Architects (MÉSZ) has announced a student logo competition with the motto “Architecture all year round, MÉSZ / 120 all year round”.