Iván Kotsis Medal 2019: János Golda

Association of Hungarian Architects, Budapest, 17 December 2019

Text: Tamás Czigány
Photo: Ildikó Fazekas / MÉSZ

The Iván Kotsis medal was founded in 1989 by the Association of Hungarian Architects on the initiative of the namesake’s disciples and reverents. …

Young Architects’ Generation 2019

Contest and travelling exhibition

Text and photo: András Borsos

“young architects’ generation” contest and travelling exhibition has been organized by the Association of Hungarian Architects since 2006 every other year initiated by dr. Gábor Reischl, formerly the chairman of …

Szentendre – Cultural Riverside 2019

The result of the architectural competition

The Hungarian Academy of Arts, Department of Architecture, announced an open architectural application called “Szentendre – Cultural Riverside 2019”, in the framework of which it awaited a proposal for the construction of a …

Yona Friedman (1923–2020)

Text: György Szegő

The architect and thinker of Hungarian origin, Yona Friedman (Friedmann János) died in his 96 year in February 2020. He was one of the outstanding and exceptionally versatile figures of the urban architectural discourse that developed …

Piranesi Award 2019

FUGA Center of Architecture, Budapest, 15 January – 3 February 2020

Piran Days of Architecture (PiDA) is an International Architectural Conference with one of the oldest traditions in the world, whose aim is to assess current trends in architecture …

Z as in Zala

Reception building for a test field for motor industry, Zalaegerszeg

Architect: Attila Madzin
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Motor industry has evolved into a leading branch of economy in Hungary. As a result, in the past decade it …

Is Zsámbék Worth Visiting to See Modern Architecture?

The remodelling and extension of St John the Baptist School Centre in Zsámbék

Architect: Zoltán Kovács
Text: Tamás Dévényi
Photos: Balázs Danyi

The premontrean order arrived in Zsámbék 100 years later and possessed the monastery built in honour of …

Under a Lucky Constellation

István Széchenyi Primary School, Budakeszi

Architect: Attila Turi
Text: Mária Tatai
Photos: György Dénes

The school is built on a semi-circular site in Kerekmező square. The inclination of the terrain means it is bordered by straight walls from below …

A Dual Challenge

Office Block of the Parliament Office, Budapest

Architect: Bence Vadász
Text: Sándor Csontó
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Clerks of the Parliament offices had the chance to take their new work places in György Szabad Office Building now. Developing the northern …

Raise the Bid!

Detached house, Budakeszi

Architect: Gábor Bártfai-Szabó
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Gábor Bártfai-Szabó and his wife, a fellow architect are already building their second family home in Budakeszi, along a dirt road of the formerly closed development zone …

In Mother Nature’s Lap

Detached House, Bugyi Ürbőpuszta

Architect: Péter Vékony
Text: Tamás Kiss
Photos: György Palkó

Edged into the territory of the country from the south, this region of sandy hills between the rivers Danube and Tisza is far away from the …

Aurea Mediocritas

Food Industry Training Workshop, Karcag

Architect: Gábor Csanády
Text: Levente Móré
Photos: Gábor Csanády

Restrained and symmetrical organisation matched with pleasant rhythm features the new food industry plant of the Karcag-based Sámuel Szentannai vocational school designed by Gábor Csanády, …