General Survey, with Many Question Marks

Hungarian architecture has had its hedge-hopping for several years now. We tried to find the out what the reasons for this are with the intention to straighten it out in a discussion with four architects on some current and rarely discussed issues of practicing the profession, regulations, education and the social prestige of architecture.

Two Cities, Two Schools

During the past two years I taught the fifth Master of Architecture course at the Faculty of Architecture of Kansas State University and following the examples set by some of my fellow lecturers I also prolonged the compulsory six months spent abroad in the fourth year even though only with a one-week stay. First I travelled to Denmark…

In-Between Surrealism and the Architecture of Folding

After the one in 1976 Centre Pompidou once again welcomes visitors to a retrospective exhibition of Hantaï Simon open from May to September this summer. A total of 130 paintings by the artist are on show now proving that he was an outstanding figure of 20th-century European painting who had gone his own way whilst painting and hiding in Paris…

In memoriam József Király

In Memoriam József Király
interior architect

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The Natural History Museum of the Grisons is a centre of information on natural science. Its various activities present the nature and the characteristics of the canton Grisons to the broad public. It thus contributes to the environmental education and to the sustainable use of resources. It also aims at explaining common phenomena…


Amrita Sher-Gil was born in Budapest, Hungary. She was an eminent Indian painter born to a Punjabi Sikh father and a Hungarian mother, sometimes known as India’s Frida Kahlo, and today considered an important woman painter of 20th century India, whose legacy stands at par with that of the Masters of Bengal Renaissance; she is also the…

Lost Beauty

Disappearing Masterpieces of the Russian Wooden Architecture
Museum of Ethnography, Budapest, 9 July – 8 September 2013
Opening: 8 July 2013. 5 p.m.
Greetings by Lajos Kemecsi Ph.D., Director of the Museum of Ethnography and Platonov Valery, Director of the Russian Cultural Centre