The Port of Culture

Royal Theatre, Copenhagen

Architects: Boje Lundgaard, Lene Tranberg
Text: Edit Pálinkás
Photos: Adam Mork, Jens Lindhe, Signe Baadsgaard

It is much too rare an occasion to have an undeveloped area in the busy city centre where new large-scale cultural …


The former market-place of Nottingham

Landscape architects: Gustafson Porter
Text: Ágnes Bechtold
Photos: Dirk Lellau, Hamilton Knignt, Gutafson Porter Team

The former market-place of Nottingham is one of the oldest ones in England and the second largest in the …

Mill-Pond Bath Hotel

Architect: Miklós Marosi
Text: Edit Pálinkás

The designing of the bath hotel meant to be constructed on the site of the former Népfürdő (Public Bath) built in the 1800s in Frankel Leó Street was preceded by thorough research work …


Studio-House, Győr

Architects: Attila Bodrossy, Tamás Czigány
Text: Krisztina Somogyi
Photos: József Hajdú

The Department of Acrhitecture in Győr has been enriched with an old and yet new house: the tiny compressor house erected within the campus was transformed …

Magical Subterranean World

Universita Luigi Bocconi, Milan

Architects: Yvonne Farrell, Shelley McNamara – Grafton Architects
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Federico Brunetti

The new building of Milan-based Universita Luigi Bocconi was inaugurated on a last day of October and has proved an architectural …

Designs of the Greek Catholic Primary School

Nyíregyháza, 2000-2009

Design: Mihály Balázs

The designing process of the school started in 2000, simultaneously with the concept of the Theological College. The design has become the victim of difficulties and challenges, despite the unanimous support received from the …

Noble Simplicity

Nursery School in Csomád

Architect: József Kolossa
Text: Ágnes Bechtold
Photo: Tamás Bujnovszky

As a result of some definitive gestures the building housing a kindergarten in Csomád has turned into such a unique edifice with refined ornamentation on the …

The Art of Mind-reading

A Library in Budafok

Architect: Péter Hegedűs – Matesz
Text: Anna Szabó
Photos: József Hajdú

The Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library opened a branch library in the centre of Budafok in summer on a vacant lot with efficient public transport …

Architectural Practice

Opera House, Oslo

Architects: Snøhetta AS
Text and photos: Tamás Kőnig

In 2000 Snøhetta has won an exciting and inspiring competition in Oslo, targeted at the design of a new building with definitive cultural functions situated centrally in the …

Sándor Weöres Theatre, Szombathely

Brainstorming competition

The results of the „brainstorming” competition entitled The New Building of Sándor Weöres Theatre, Szombathely were announced on 28th of November, 2008. Out of the 36 applications 5 received prizes and 12 have been purchased. The next …