Pro Architectura Prize 2019

The most prestigious professional acknowledgement of architecture in Hungary, Pro Architectura Prize is awarded annually to outstanding works of architecture, urban architecture, landscape design and interior architecture for both architects and designers, who promote Hungarian architecture, contribute to the …

Budapest Award 2019

On November 20th, FUGA hosted this year’s awards ceremony of the Budapest Prize. This recognition is meant to promote the creation of new values according to the ambition of the Municipality as well as the preservation of traditional values, …

Media Architecture Prize 2019

Founded by Építészfórum, the awards ceremony of Media Architecture Prize has now been a significant professional event for 15 years. Taking place on November 8th in Uránia National Movie Theatre, it was also the first show of buildings and …

Exemplary Architecture with Versatile Contents

Puskás Arena, Budapest

Architect: György Skardelli
Text: György Szegő
Photos: György Palkó

Recently inaugurated, Puskás Arena in Budapest impresses us from afar as an enormous heterogenuous sculpture which first seems to be a monolith evoking antique associations, but then …

The Circle Meaning a Whole World

Debrecen International School

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

Located on the outskirts of Debrecen, the International School designed by BORD Architects is gently trying to loosen up the framework of traditional school systems, an ambition …


The Reconstruction of Gergely Csiky Theatre, Kaposvár

Architects: Krisztina L. Balogh, Iván Halas, Ifj. Ferenc Lőrincz
Text: György Szegő
Photos: Ifj. Ferenc Lőrincz

The theatre building of Kaposvár is an outstanding work of Hungarian Art Nouveau. Built in 1911, …

Silent Architecture

Nevill Holt Opera, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Architect: Witherford Watson Mann
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Jim Stephenson / Architects Journal

The current owner of the old castle of Nevill Holt bought the house in 2000 and has spent the last …

The Beauty of Városliget

Millennium House, Budapest

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

The reconstruction of the former Olof Palme House, one of the oldest historic buildings in the City Park has been completed within the framework of …

In the Background, in Balance

Agroverzum Visitors’ Centre, Martonvásár

Architect: István Pálinkás
Text: Zorán Vukoszávlyev
Photos: József Hajdú

The former Brunszvik–Dréher mansion in Martonvásár is one of the centres of today’s botanical research work. The development of the world-famed research institution is now realized …

In a New Attire

Mimama’s Kitchen, Budapest

Architect: Ifj. Zoltán Reznicsek
Text: Tamás Kiss
Photos: Wolfgang Croce

Right next to the cold railway tracks winding in Kelenföld, Mimama’s kitchen is situated in a neutral industrial fabric of the city. Designs of the external …

Viewed from Three Aspects

Foliage Education Trail, Pannonhalma

Architect: Péter Szabó
Text: Anett Mizsei
Photos: Balázs Danyi

Supported by steel struts and columns, it “floats” with a dynamic sweep in the sea of foliages among the trees of the parkland. Although it is …

Radical transformation

Developing the centre of a settlement, Gyermely

Architects: Péter Gereben, Balázs Marián
Text: Szilvia Molnár
Photos: Balázs Danyi

Having in-depth knowledge of the structure of the village Gyermely, the team named Gereben Marián Architects managed by Balázs Marián DLA …