Plečnik – Zala – Aquila

Three Exhibitions in Kunsthalle Budapest

Text: Áron Petneki

Photo: Imre Kővágó Nagy

The exhibitions in Art Gallery (Kunsthalle) Budapest present the oeuvres of a painter, a sculptor and an architect, respectively. The characters of the artists, namely János Aquila, …

American Picture Postcard from Óbuda

IBS – Aquincum Campus, Graphisoft Park

Architect: Kajdócsi Jenő
Text: Botzheim Bálint
Photos: Zsitva Tibor

The buildings formerly belonging to the Gas Works within the premises of Graphisoft Park are protected historic monuments and unique in being so as …

Tactile simplicity

The Extension of Blind Children’s Home, Budapest

Architect: Géza Kendik
Text: Anna Zöldi
Photos:Tamás Bujnovszky

Receiving sponsoring from Azerbaijan, the latest project by A4 studio was built in the hills as an extension of a Catholic children’s home. This …

Elevation from Reality

Tourist Centre, Galyatető

Architect: Csaba Kovács
Text: Miklós Okrutay
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The Association of Hungarian Hikers Naturalists has decided to revitalize the entire length of the blue-sign tour and a flagship of this decision is the tourist centre …

The Grace of Pest

Prestige Hotel, Budapest

Architects: Péter Hegedűs, Ágnes Bolyó
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Gábor Erdélyi, Viktória Győrfi

Sometime before the twin towns of Pest-Buda evolved into an integrated metropolis named Budapest within only a few decades, the elderly József Hild …

From Reserving a Place to Possessing Space

Catholic Parish, Üröm

Architects: Balázs Falvai, Dávid Török, Márton Nagy
Text: János Golda
Photos: Tamás Szentirmai

Architects from DMB Műterem, namely Balázs Falvai, Dávid Török and Márton Nagy had the chance to build the new parish building and community …

Kiln-Chapel, Viszák

Summer camps of Kós Károly Association for students

Text and photos: Lőrinc Csernyus

In 2015 it was the fourth time that the Touring School of Károly Kós Association participated in community building organised in Viszák, a village in the …

Book of Wanderers

Kós Károly Foundation, 2015, 308 p.

Text: Eszter Götz

In 1989, during the very first momentum of the change of the political system Touring School was founded on the initiative of Imre Makovecz to start it as a post-gradual …

Global Village in Csórompuszta

Hello Wood Camp, 2015

Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

In 2010 a company specialized in timber trading and some young architects-designers who shared the same way of thinking met up to launch Hello Wood. As of today, only …

Reserved Palce on a Waste Land

The Reconstruction and Extension of St. Andrew’s Castle, Bölcske

Architect: Sándor Dévényi
Text: Miklós Sulyok
Photos: Tibor Zsitva

The choice of the estate, the enterprise itself, the way of taking the castle and its surroundings into possession is actually …

In Palladio’s Wake

The Reconstruction of Vásárhelyi-Bréda Castle in Lőkösháza

Architect: János Kmetykó
Text: György Koczor
Photos: János Kmetykó, Péter Hegedűs

Vásárhelyi-Bréda castle was built by the deputy bailiff of Arad county around 1806 after an Italian example, namely Villa Capra La …

Three Long Furrows

Antinori Winery, Florence

Architects: Archea Associati
Text: Vilmos Katona
Photos: Pietro Savorelli

This year Antinori Winery was awarded Mies van der Rohe Prize as besides the technological expertise it has raised the standards of experience offered by contemporary wineries …