Report from the Front – Aectivators

The Hungarian Exhibition of the Biennual in Venice
Venice Biennal, Giardini, 28 Junue – 27 November 2016

Curators: Gábor Fábián, Dénes Fajcsák
Text: György Szegő
Photos: József Rosta / Ludwig Múzeum

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena, the chief curator of …

Landscape Architect of the Year Award 2016

National Pilgrims’ Site, Mátraverebély-Szentkút, 2015. Photo: Tamás Bujnovszky

As usual, the highlight of the series of events associated with the Month of Landscape Architecture was the ceremony of the Landscape Architecture Awards ceremony taking place in FUGA on April …

Landscape Odyssey 2015

Cataloguue of Hungarian landscape architecture

Landscape Odyssey 2015 included high quality landscape architectural projects from Hungary, while introduced them country-wide in a frame of an exhibition series as well and disseminated this collection as a catalogue over Central Europe.…

Museum of Ethnography

Results of the contest

The Liget Budapest Project has announced an international design competition for the new Museum of Ethnography building, to be located on the edge of the Városliget (City Park). Fifteen prominent international and Hungarian architect offices …

Contours of Cultural Memory

St Ladislaus’ National Memorial Site Visitors’ Centre, Somogyvár

Architects: Csaba Molnár, Viktor Szentkuti, Dénes Halmai
Text: Eszter Baku
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Launched in 2012, the complex programme meant to develop the visitors’ centre of the St Ladislaus’ memorial site …


The Reconstruction of the Castle District, Sopron

Architect: Levente Szabó
Landscape architecture: GEUM
Text: Barnabás Winkler
Photos: Balázs Danyi

The historic core of downtown Sopron is surrounded by the walls of the castle. Enriched with bastions, they were built …


Reconstruction of Széll Kálmán Square, Budapest

Architects: Tamás Fialovszky, Richárd Hőnich
Landscape architect: Barnabás Szakács
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The reconstruction project of Széll Kálmán Square, which is the largest junction of the transport system of Buda, …

Blown by the Széll…

Notes the new Moszkva Square

Text: Gyula Zeke

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Market Hall – As a Communal Space

Reconstruction of the Hall in Klauzál Square, Budapest

Architect: Zoltán Kun
Text: Sándor Csontó
Photos: József Hajdú

Built precisely 120 years ago, the market hall standing in Klauzál Square features architectural values and an exterior which is by no …

A megújulás jele

Információs pavilon a budapesti Kálvária téren

Építész: Takács Viktor
Szöveg: Okrutay Miklós
Fotók: Hajdú József

Az építészeti tervezés során a természeti, illetve az épített környezet hatásai mellett a társadalmi-szociológiai összefüggések is hasonlóan fontos formáló erővel bírnak. A leendő használók …

Fates in Shadows

Memorial of Forced Labourers in Teleki Square

Sculptor: Dan Reisinger
Text: Hédi Szepes
Photos: József Hajdú

On April 17th, this work of art made by Dan Reisinger, a Hungarian-born artist and designer living in Israel to commemorate forced labourers …

Croissant from Pressburg

New Developments in Bratislava

Text and photos: András Borsos

Formerly a coronation centre, Bratislava shows a new face now in the 21st century. Citydwellers commemorate their age-old ceremonies, but are also proud of their contemporary city. They like walking …