Semi-Wall with a Semi-Roof

Studio House, Debrecen

Architect: Péter Kovács – Ybl Miklós díj 2015
Text: Attila Kőszeghy
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The studio-building by Péter Kovács in Ötmalom Street is an intellectual experience projected onto the oldest blocks of the city with its …

Opening the Space

The New Parsonage, Parish Church of the Celestial Queen, Újpest

Architect: Zoltán Berzsák
Text: Anna Losonczy
Photos: József Hajdú

The architecture of St Stephen’s Square in Újpest was originally defined by the massive structures of the parish church and …

Facing the Feathered Lizard

Pécsinger Vinery, Győrújbarát

Architect: Dezső Ekler
Text: János Golda
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The first versions of designs for the rape-juice plant complex date from 2011 featuring the same topic: the extensive vineyard made up of endless parallel rows of …

Adjustment in the Past, Present and Future Tenses

Students’ Hostel, Graphisoft Park, Budapest

Architects: András Vikár, István Lukács, Árpád Gál, Tamás Bencsik
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

A new unit complementing the multi-colour complex of Graphisoft Park which is integral in its architectural vocabulary, the Students’ …

Etudes composed on an Office Block

K4 Office Centre, Budapest

Architects: Katalin Csillag, Zsolt Gunther
Text: Miklós Okrutay
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Seeing the first sweepingly dynamic reception, one has the impression that the newly built office block at the junction of Váci and Dózsa György …

Mens Sana in Corpore Sano

A Sports Hall on St Martin’s Hill

Architect: Róbert Gutowski
Text: Dominika Vámos
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The new sports hall of the Benedictine monastic community was opened in autumn 2014. Originally built in 1942, the secondary grammar school has …

Higher and Higher All the Time

Look-Out on Pilis-tető

Architect: József Koller
Text: Miklós Okrutay
Photos: József Hajdú

The path leading to the highest point of the Pilis Hills has long been avoided by those who love hiking in the forests even if tourist maps …

Towards the Future

Primary School and Music School, Szigetszentmiklós

Architect: Barnabás Winkler
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Zsolt Batár

Situated in the agglomeration of the capital, Szigetszentmiklós is the most rapidly developing town neighbouring Budapest. On the outskirts of the town a kindergarten …

Tradition and Zeitgeist

A Detached Family House in Szentendre

Architect: Péter Borbás
Text: Krisztián Dudics
Photos: László Beliczay

Sitting on the slope of Szamárhegy on a narrow strip of land wedged between two zigzagging streets, there had been a small dilapidated house …

In the Urban Fabric

The New Parish Church of Zoltán Meszlényi the Blessed

Architect: Róbert Jahoda
Text: Tamás Meggyesi
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

One could hardly take on the task to assess and interpret the new Catholic church of the Lágymányos district in Kelenföld …

Sacred Design

The New Image of the Mortuary in Vác

Designer: Zsombor Kiss
Text: Szabolcs Bence Török
Photos: László Beliczay

The mortuary in a district of Vác named Alsóváros had been in need of both exterior and interior reconstruction for years. …

Piercing Light

Sancaklar Mosque, Istanbul

Architect: Emre Arolat
Text: Vilmos Katona
Photos: Cemal Emden, Thomas Mayer

Modernism in Turkey had for a long time been synonymous with national Historicism adapted to the utilization of reinforced concrete. It is quite recently that …