Sails by the Pier

The Reconstruction of the Old Harbour, Tihany

Architects: László Földes, András Farkas, Péter Sugár DLA
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The Old Harbour, which is part of the Tihany peninsula, is located by the shore of Lake Balaton. …

Open Space for Arts

LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura

Architect: Ivano Gianola
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Studio Fotografico Pagi

LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura is a new cultural centre being opened in September 2015 and dedicated to the visual arts, music and the …

Bridges to the Space

Pedestrian Bridges in Denmark

Architects: Olafur Eliasson, Gjøde & Povlsgaard
Text: Edit Pálinkás

In Denmark, important aspect of urban planning is to think about what constitutes quality in urban space and about the atmosphere of a space. There is …

Let us build a tent for the Lord…

Vadász chapel, Göbös manor

Architects: Szilárd Köninger, Ádám Tátrai, Júlia Stein
Text: János Golda
Photos: Szilárd Köninger, Dániel Ungerhofer

The Faculty of Architecture in Győr is not only looking for innovative ways of architectural creativity breaking through the borders …

Diploma Awards 2015

Selection of the MÉK-MÉSZ Diploma Award Winning Designs

The Hungarian Chamber of Architects and the Association of Hungarian Architects jointly advertise a contest for diploma prizes awarded for professional excellence on a regular basis, year by year now for …

Nicolas Schöffer retrospective

Kunsthalle, Budapest, 29 October 2015 – 31 January 2016

Kiállítás enteriőr, fotó: Kővágó Nagy Imre

The exhibition – realized through the cooperation of the artist’s widow – will present the futuristic-retro work of Nicolas Schöffer, the Hungarian-born French artist …

Max Fabiani. Architect of the Monarchy

Architekturzentrum Wien, 22 October – 30 November 2015

Exhibition interior, photo: Pez Hejduk

On 1 May 1865 Emperor Franz Joseph officially opened the Ringstraße in Vienna. In 2015 Vienna is celebrating this boulevard’s 150th birthday. 1865 is also the …

The History of Europe – Told by its Theatres

Theatermuseum, Vienna
22 October 2015 – 28 March 2016

Hofoper, Vienna, 1882 © Theatermuseum

For the first time six theatre museums from six different European countries have jointly created a touring exhibition that will be on show from 2015 …

World Day of Architecture 2015

Architecture, Building, Climate

Text: Edit Pálinkás

In line with the decree accepted by the UIA (Union Internationale des Architectes) in 1998, the World Day of Architecture is held on the first Monday of October every year. This year its …

Home-Making Design

Design Week 2015, Budapest–Pécs–Sopron

Text: Eszter Götz

Fotó: Danyi Balázs

This year’s Design Week, which is the 12th in a row, focusses on homeyness and coziness, as well as on designing liveable spaces for every-day use, as the reaction …

We are All Pilgrims

The Rehabilitation and Extension of the National Pilgrims’ Site in Mátraverebély-Szentkút

Architect: Tamás Nagy
Text: Miklós Sulyok
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

As a rule, a pilgrims’ site is traditionally the venue for reconciliation and coming to terms with God. Such …

A Square with Gems

Győr, Dunakapu Square

Architect: Mihály Kádár
Text: Mária Tatai
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Overlooking the riverbank of Győr, the square named Danube Gate was revived in 2015. It appears somewhat abandoned during the week but is quite busy in the …