„Connecting the skies with Earth…”

Imre Makovecz Oeuvre Exhibition, Vigadó, 03. 15. – 09. 21. 2014 Text: Katalin Dávid Photos: Erzsébet Maczkó March 15th saw the opening of Imre Makovecz’s oeuvre exhibition in the newly facelifted Vigadó building, which is now the new of the Hungarian Art Academy, with the ceremonious inauguration speech of Katalin Dávid art historian. „A short […]

Castle Garden Bazaar Revives

Prelude to the Year of Miklós Ybl Photo: Tibor Zsitva The 200th anniversary of Miklós Ybl’s birth and the commemoration year devoted to him is the apropos for us to remember the influences and afterlife of his achievements by publishing a series of excerpts with reference to Henszlmann, F. A. Stüler, Frigyes Feszl, Vilmos Zsolnay […]

Permeations in Space and Time

Eiffel Palace, Budapest Architects: András Gelesz, Ágnes G. Lenzsér, Eszter Holló, Gergely Schöff, Kornél Baliga Text: Edit Pálinkás Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky Eiffel Palace is an exceptional example of the investor’s attitude prioritizing the preservation of the city’s values besides the interests of clients. The reconstruction of the building has been realized as a project reflecting […]

Centre of Knowledge in the Forest

Science Palace, Debrecen Architects: Péter Kovács, István Lengyel Text: Zoltán Győrffy Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky In Debrecen architects Péter Kovács and István Lengyel were commissioned to design a building on the site of the botanical gardens associated with the university campus which facilitates an interactive way of promoting nature sciences whilst helping schoolchildren to orientate with […]

The Valley of the Sun

The Reconstruction of Kopácsy Mill in Veszprém Architects: Zsolt György Kovács, Beránková Jana, Dávid Kovács, Gábor Gaschler Text: János Géczi Photos: Dávid Kovács The fact that Veszprém featured Mediterranean characteristics which are well worth attention and tuning to has recently been discovered by architects. Winding in an S shape along Séd stream heading for the […]

Life Spiral

Health Centre, Budakalász Architects: Zoltán Horváth Text: Marianna Berényi Photos: György Dénes The Health Centre in Budakalász not only houses new surgeries but also features communal areas where people as well as material and transcendency meet in a spectacular way. When the local government of the town commissioned Zoltán Horváth to design a new surgery […]

War and Peace – Bunker 599

Dutch Design Award 2011 Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Award 2013 Design: Ronald Rietveld/RAAAF and Atelier de Lyon Text: György Szegő Photos: RAAAF The project of RAAAF and Atelier de Lyon turned a redundant Second World War bunker in the Netherlands into a sculptural visitor attraction by slicing it down the middle to reveal its insides. […]

Mongol National Archeological Museum

International Architectural Design Contest 1st Prize Concept: Barna Kovács D., Krisztina Barna Fellow designers: Zsuzsa Lukács, Bulgan Altangerel, Ochir Tuvshinbayar At the beginning of 2014 a team of young architects won the first prize of the design contest of the new archeological museum of Mongolia. Meant to be a multi-functional complex, it is also to […]

Burning walls made of Stone and Terrazzo

Sports Hall, Krk Archtiect: Idis Turato Text: Boris Dundovic Photos: Domagoj Blažević, Sandro Lendler, Ivan Dorotić, Jure Živković Even for the most accomplished Croatian architects, designing a new building in old Adriatic town cores has always brought up mixed feelings – it is both an exclusive privilege and, undeniably, a heavy burden. It takes a […]

Drawing on the Wall

Museum of Architectural Graphics, Berlin Architects: Ulrike Graefenhain, Szergej Tschoban, Szergej Kuznetsov Text: Eszter Götz Photos: Roland Halbe, S. Tschoban Foundation The museum of architectural graphics is intended for placing and exposition of collections of Sergey Tchoban Fund. The foundation was established in 2009 by architect Sergei Tchoban of Moscow-based SPEECH. Most of the practice’s […]

In the Temples of the Self

Villa Stuck, Munich, November 2013 – March 2014 Text: György Szegő Photos: Villa Stuck In the fall of 2013 the Museum Villa Stuck presents – as an anniversary project – the exhibition „In the Temple of the Self: The Artist’s Residence as a Total Work of Art”. An exemplary artist’s residence, the Stuck villa is […]

Memory Layers of a Holocaust Memorial Site

Students’ Design Contest, Faculty of Architecture, Debrecen University Text: Péter Kovács, Péter Sugár The city of Debrecen made a decision to build a holocaust monument and thus the Faculty of Architecture published an architectural design contest for this project in 2013. As a result of this exceptional initiative a winning design submitted for this contest […]