Awards on March 15th, 2018

On our national holiday, March 15th several state and professional recognitions were awarded. Of the individuals receiving these recognitions this year we are hereby focussing on those whose activities are associated with architecture, the artificial environment or the associated arts of architecture. Ybl Award went to: László Callmeyer, Anthony Gall, Levente Szabó DLA, Zsolt Vasáros […]

Here We Are – Architectural Photography Award

International Exhibition Series Budapest, Prague, Cracow, Bratislava, 22 November 2017 – 30 April 2018 The Association of Hungarian Architects and its periodical titled Hungarian Architecture jointly published an international photo contest in the spring of 2017 in co-operation with the Visegrád 4 countries in two categories, one for professionals and the other open to anyone, […]

Reconstruction and Extension of Király Medicinal Baths

Results of the Concept Contest Published by Budapest Medicinal and Thermal Baths Co., the open secret conceptand design contest targeted the reconstruction and extension of Király Medicinal Baths with the partnership of the Association of Hungarian Architects in organisation. Király Medicinal Baths is the one and only baths complex in Budapest still in operation which […]

Open Formation

National University of Public Service, Training Building, Budapest Architects: József Finta, Tamás János Szabó, Zoltán Kulcsár Text: Bálint Botzheim Photos: György Palkó The new training building of the National University of Public Service has been inaugurated as part of a complex scheme of campus development. As the new buildings surround the park now like a […]

Parallel Stories

Reviving St Martin of Tours Parish Church Architects: Tamás Berecz, Attila Batári Text: Levente Szabó Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky Architect István Szabó designed his well-known churches at the end of his career, during his retirement years, but he had become part of the Hungarian canon as a recognized character as an architect, furniture designer and artist […]

Perspective, Arch, Tale and Perspective

Clark Hotel, Budapest Architect: Anthony Gall Text: Krisztina Somogyi Photos: József Hajdú, Tamás Bujnovszky Opened to the public in March, Hotel Clark Budapest makes it difficult for us to imagine that for more than 70 years there had been firewalls on the site we have a view of from the rooms overlooking the Danube. The […]

One-Night Stand

Ibis Styles Budapest Airport Hotel, Ferihegy Architect: László Szerdahelyi Text: Eszter Götz Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky After waiting for it for a decade, the airport in Ferihegy at last was given a hotel. It was not built in the city, or but at the junction by Határ Road, but on the site, near the mass of […]

Leipzig Book Fair 2018

The Hungarian Pavilion Concept and text: Hetedik Műterem Photos: Balázs Danyi In the exhibition space of the Leipzig Book Fair, spanning several thousand square meters, every spring the most recent Hungarian books translated to German are displayed in the national pavilion with and area of a few tens of square meters. Focusing on a specific […]

Set on Track

TVE Sports Centre, Óbuda Architect: János Plájer Text: Sándor Csontó Photos: Zsolt Batár In 2017 the citizens of Óbuda came into possession of the new recreation centre of the Sports, Gymnastics and Fencing Association of District III. The comprehensive revival of the sports complex contains the educational swimming pool, running tracks and sports fields, as […]

Treasure from Bread

Reconstruction of a Historic Granary, Budajenő Architect: Balázs Csóka Text: Anna Szövényi Photos: Zsófia Kedves A Baroque-style granary has been restored in Budajenő, the original timber structure of which dates back to the 1700s, featuring a roofing supported by wooden Doric columns, which has preserved its girder and roof in fine condition. During the reconstruction […]

Unity Made Complete

Lutheran Kindergarten, Győr Architect: Péter Ráskai Text: Miklós Okrutay Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky The evangelical district of Győr called Insula Lutherana is a unique architectural complex with its insular embedding into the city fabric. The structure of this extraordinary development preserved till now has been revived in a few years in one stage, thanks to a […]

Embracing walls

Kindergarten, Niederolang Architects: feld72 Text: Zsuzsa Beliczay Photos: Hertha Hurnhaus The house for a kindergarten in Valdaora di Sotto, South Tyrol, illustrates the local mesh of tradition, contemporary life and nature within the slowly grown village structure. This third kindergarten designed by feld72 aligns itself to the setting, without being subordinate to it. Subtly placed, […]