Two Schemes for the Prison Block in Debrecen

Debrecen University, Master Training Concept and text: Angéla Soltész, Tünde Zahari Consultants: Ferenc Keller, Péter Kovács DLA One of the half-term design tasks for the 2019 Master Training of Debrecen University was to plan the prison block of the city located in the south-eastern part of the Inner City, next to the Great Railway Station. […]

Healing Architecture

17th International Congress of Architects, March 6th Text: Orsolya Ware-Nagy Approximately 900 architects assembled on the large-scale event of professionals on March 6th 2020 in the conference hall of Puskás Aréna, Budapest. This year’s call – „Ép-ítés, Gyógyító építészet”, which roughly translates as Sound construction, healing architecture, allows a variety of interpretations. Both the invited lecturers […]

Our Churches and Visuality

Sacred Spaces Conference, February 13th Text: Balázs Feledy The Association of Hungarian Fine and Applied Artists organised a symposium acconmpanied by an exhibition in February 2020. The exhibition was visited by fine artists in general, and lectures were delivered by theoreticians, researchers, art historians, practitioning architects, interior designers, restorers, from both Hungary and Transsylvania. Issues […]

Let them also Feel…

Four films shown on the 12th Architectural Films Day Text: Mária Tatai Photos: KÉK This March it is the 12th time that the Centre of Contemporary Architecture organized the Budapest Architectural Film Days titled Feelings the organizers of which started the inauguration greeting speech with this sentence: „The time has come now for us to […]

Architects in Home Office

Text: Fanni Izabella Magyaróvári Owing to the very nature of their profession, architects genereally tend to take some work home, which has both advantages and disadvantages. We are hereby presenting some architects and applied artists who worked (also) from home, and there was the chance to take photographs of them to preserve these activities for […]

Exploring the Map

Éva Lovra: Cities in The Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Urban Fabric and City Typology 1867-1918 Text: Tamás Meggyesi Maps are not only means of orientation, but also representations of our spatial awareness; this is one of the reasons why many architects have chosen this profession. This kind of magic fascinated Éva Lovra as well, who got her […]

A Budapest Citizen in Vienna

Ilona Sármány-Parsons: Art Life in Vienna during the Reign of Franz Joseph as viewed by Lajos Hevesi Text: György Szegő The author, Ilona Sármány-Parsons is a widely recognized expert of the history of painting in the era of the dualistic Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, based in Budapest, Vienna and London, and doing research work into the era […]


COVID-19’s Impact on Hospital Designs Text: Zoltán Schrammel „The world is sick”, this is what Le Corbusier wrote briefly in 1967 when forming his views on urban design. The eternal truth of this statement would be difficult to refute or question, but there is no doubt it is definitely true as of today, in the […]

The Flower of Survival

The Homo Sapiens and the Big Issue Text: András Nagy In the wake of Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens, the article below surveys the global crises and the situations ensuing in the early 21st century, including consecutive global revolutions in history, as well as the potential visions of the future.

A hiány reménye

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