World Architects’ Day 2019

Association of Architects, House of Architects, 7 October 2019 Text: Eszter Götz Photo: Edit Pálinkás On October 7th, architects celebrated the Architects’ World Day. The programmes held all day long included lectures and discussions, this year’s diploma ceremony, as well as several other programmes of this year, such as the opening of the international exhibition […]

An Ultra-Modern Hungarian Architect In Shanghai

Károly Gonda’s Memorial Year Text: Eszter Baldavári Organized by the Hungarian Architects’ Association, the programmes of Károly Gonda’s Memorial Year have started. Hardly known in Hungary, the architect was an outstanding character of Sanghai’s Art Deco. Born in Gyöngyös, he studied in Vienna, and was taken as prisoner of war in Russia, from where he […]

24th Chief Architects’ National Conference

Tihany, 4-6 September 2019 Photo: Zsolt Szabó Rőtszakállú This year Tihany hosted the events of the Chief Architects’ National Conference from September 4th to September 6th. Lectures and other related events focussed on the settlement and its neighbourhood, the North Lake Balaton region, as well as Lake Balaton itself. According to tradition, the conference was […]

The Cross – 13th Conference of Sacral Architecture

FUGA Budapest Center of Architecture, 17 September 2019 Text: Zoltán Páricsy Photo: Ars Sacra Festival This year the Conference of Sacred Architecture was organised for the 13th time within the framework of the Ars Sacra festival. The topic was the significance of the cross in contemporary architecture and interior design. The theme is a universal […]

Interior Architect of the Year Award: Krisztina Fülöp

Photo: Szabolcs Barakonyi A professional recognition founded with the aim to award inmterior architects has reached its jubilee year: this year it is the 20th time it has been delivered. The awards ceremony was hosted by the Vigadó in Pest on September 19th. Launched in 1998, this award is a form of recognition based on […]

Pál Csonka Award 2019

Association of Hungarian Architects, 8 July 2019 Text: Eszter Götz Photos: Ildikó Fazekas / MÉSZ The Pál Csonka Award, founded by the Association of Hungarian Architects (MÉSZ) in 1988, was presented and honored at the headquarters of the Association of Hungarian Architects on July 8, in honor of the renowned scientist and teacher of several […]

MÉSZ Conference 2019

Association of Hungarian Architects, Károly Kós Auditorium 27 May 2019 The Association of Hungarian Architects (MÉSZ) held its annual conference in the Architects’ House. Members of the board – János Golda, Gábor Zoboki and Csaba Nagy – gave an account of the activities of the Association in the past year. László Mikó presented a summary […]

Ten years of FUGA

Anniversary Festival, July-September 2019 FUGA Budapest Architecture Centre celebrates the 10th anniversary of its inauguration on October 1st, 2019. with aan appropriate series of large-scale events to commemorate the significant date. The introductory programme starts mid-summer with an exhibition of architectural designs and models housed in every room of the house. The exhibition opens on […]

Culture Factory Project, Ózd

Fiabci Award 2019 Organised for the 70th occasion, the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence World Gold Winner prize went to an entry submitted in the „Heritage” category by Forum Hungaricum Nonprofit Ltd. titled Culture Factory Project Ózd. Read more about the project

The Gold Medal of the Hungarian Arts Academy 2019: Barnabás Winkler

Barnabás Winkler DLA, an architect who is also the holder of the Ybl and Príma prizes and a lecturer with the Budapest University of Technology and Economics is an excellent architect awarded several prizes, the author of a number of architectural books, monographies and studies on urban architecture. The designs of the Architectural Museum and […]

The Conversion of the Open-Air Stage in Városmajor

The results of the concept contest Szabad Tér Színház Nonprofit Ltd. and the Municipality of Budapest District XII local government published a tender for concepts of the Open-Air Stage to be built in Városmajor with the objective to collect ideas and proposals that can form the basis for the concept and programme of the open-air […]