World Architects’ Day 2019

Association of Architects, House of Architects, 7 October 2019

Text: Eszter Götz
Photo: Edit Pálinkás

On October 7th, architects celebrated the Architects’ World Day. The programmes held all day long included lectures and discussions, this year’s diploma ceremony, as …

An Ultra-Modern Hungarian Architect In Shanghai

Károly Gonda’s Memorial Year

Text: Eszter Baldavári

Organized by the Hungarian Architects’ Association, the programmes of Károly Gonda’s Memorial Year have started. Hardly known in Hungary, the architect was an outstanding character of Sanghai’s Art Deco. Born in Gyöngyös, …

24th Chief Architects’ National Conference

Tihany, 4-6 September 2019

Photo: Zsolt Szabó Rőtszakállú

This year Tihany hosted the events of the Chief Architects’ National Conference from September 4th to September 6th. Lectures and other related events focussed on the settlement and its neighbourhood, the …

The Cross – 13th Conference of Sacral Architecture

FUGA Budapest Center of Architecture, 17 September 2019

Text: Zoltán Páricsy
Photo: Ars Sacra Festival

This year the Conference of Sacred Architecture was organised for the 13th time within the framework of the Ars Sacra festival. The topic was …

Interior Architect of the Year Award: Krisztina Fülöp

Photo: Szabolcs Barakonyi

A professional recognition founded with the aim to award inmterior architects has reached its jubilee year: this year it is the 20th time it has been delivered. The awards ceremony was hosted by the Vigadó in …

Like Fish in the Water

Vizafogó Kindergarten, Budapest

Architects: Csaba Nagy, Károly Pólus, Ágnes Tőrös
Text: Sándor Csontó
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The local government commissioned Archikon Architects to design the extension and renovation of Vizafogó kindergarten with a capacity of 200 at the end …


Health Centre, Budakeszi

Architect: Gábor Bártfai-Szabó
Text: Györgyi Csontos
Photos: György Dénes

Bártfai-Szabó Architects started to modernize energetically the former health centre of the settlement, actually a building badly deteriorating and in need of renovation to start with. Instead …

Computer in the Forest

Forest Offices, Debrecen

Architect: Péter Bordás
Text: Dávid Bán
Photos: György Palkó

Being modernized, Debrecen is definitely turning into a large city, for which it will need more and more buildings with the appropriate faculties and spirituality. It has …

Zen Garden in the Heart of an Office

Kevíz 21 Office Block, Nyíregyháza

Architect: Attila Gáva
Text: Rita Tuczai
Photos: Zsolt Hlinka

The office block of KEVÍZ 21 Zrt. in Nyíregyháza has been in need of conversion once again after its extension finished 20 years ago. Architect …

Refreshening a Space

Modernization of the offices in Máriássy House, Budapest

Architecture: Lab5 Architect
Text: Tamás Ulrich
Photos: Zsolt Batár

Built by the capital city, this hall structure was completed in 1927 to function as a calf market. The fate of the …

Next to Each Other

Monastery Hotel, Budapest

Architect: Tamás Németh
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Márk Korecz, Attila Boldog © Monastery Hotel

Near the bank of the River Danube in Buda, two wings of the monastery of the Capuchin monks have been revived in …

On the Landing of a Staircase

Detached house, Pesthidegkút

Architects: Tamás Fialovszky, Gergely Kenéz, Gergő Jedlicska
Text: Tamás Kiss
Photos: Gergely Kenéz, Gergő Jedlicska

Originally, there had been a house with a modest size floor area which has proven to be unsuitable for extension according …