Csonka Pál Award 2022

Founded by the Association of Hungarian Architects in 1988, the award commemorates Pál Csonka, who was considered an internationally renowned scientist and teacher of several generations of architects. The award is intended to recognize the creative cooperation of architects and structural designers (constructors). The prize can be awarded in the creative couple and individual creative […]

OSSKÁR Award for Architecture 2022

The OSSKÁR architecture award was founded in 2020 by the architects Judit Osskó and György Tokár, with the aim of honoring outstanding, new architectural creations and ensembles in which humanity, harmony and quality play a leading role, as well as organically fitting the to the spirit of the surrounding settlement and landscape. In 2022, the […]

Debrecen Forest Cultural Park

The result of the tender Concept and text: B5 Építészstúdió – Bajzáth Noémi, Balázs Anna, Balázs Bálint, Balázs Tibor, Barca Balázs, Dongó Tamás, Bagdiné Fekete Orsolya, Kulcsár Emese, Pór Kata The tender for the attraction development of the Forest Cultural Park, which was announced by the Debrecen municipality in November 2021, was closed. Only one […]

Transforming community patterns

Portus Home 2, community office and accommodation, Vászoly Architect: Barna Kovács D. Text: Domonkos Wettstein Photos: Tamás Bata The Balaton highlands are undergoing a dynamic transformation, the urbanization of the landscape poses new challenges to the region’s architecture. Different ways of life and identities are now mixed in the settlements that once followed a rural […]

Humble Dignity

Fishing Club House, Balatonfüred Architects: Györgyi Tóth, Tamás Czigány Text: Tamás Kiss Photos: Tamás Czigány The location is directly on the shore of Lake Balaton, with an exceptional panorama, surrounded by a grove and reeds by the lake. Coming from the promenade, you are greeted by the sight of a “house-like house” of fine proportions […]


Romkert, Budapest At the foot of the Gellért Hill, on the northern side of the Rudas Baths, there had been the revived classicist-style spa hotel, with a garden restaurant, a beautiful drinking hall and a fountain sunk into the ground in front of it up until 1945. The war, the new Elisabeth Bridge and the […]

Between Two Worlds

Lóczy Cave Visitor Center, Balatonfüred Architect: László Mezei Text: Tamás Kiss Photos: László Mezei The reception building of the Lóczy cave at the foot of the Tamás mountain on the northern edge of Balatonfüred was recently opened. The building connected to the cave, which was discovered in the 19th century and can be visited since […]

Landmark Set in a Cultural Landscape

New Roofing of the Roman Villa Farm at Balácapuszta Architect: Dániel Rabb, Péter Rabb Text: Anett Mizsei Photos: Tamás Réthey-Prikkel Approached from Nemesvámos, the spire of the church of Veszprémfajsz serves as a compass along the slopes of the Balaton highlands. But among the trees of the roadside grove, we soon spot yet another striking […]

A Well-Archived Castle

Nádasdy Castle, Nádasdladány Architects: Alajos Hauszmann, István Linzbauer (1876), Lajos Ónodi Szabó (2021) Text: Zoltán Dragon Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky After several decades of preparation and construction, Nádasdy Castle in Nádasdladány is now open to the public. The authentic atmosphere and the revival of legends are the achievements the count’s family, who have ceaselessly documented the […]

Beyond the Ruins

Bástya-park, Budapest Architects: Lajos Koszorú, Bálint Koszorú Text: Miklós Okrutay Photos: József Hajdú Up until the end of the 18th century, the medieval city wall of Pest marked the boundaries of the capital a bold gesture. It was only from the 1770s on that residential buildings were permitted, and the gateways and bastions at the […]

Ten Thousand Useful Square Meters

Vizafogó Park, Budapest Ladscape architecture: Máté Pécsi, Eszter Ripszám Text: Eszter Götz Photos: József Hajdú Behind the Pest bridgehead of the Árpád bridge, on the other side of the new tower block and the Agora office park with a total area of 130,000 square meters, a park was born in the summer of 2022. In […]

Sand is Yours, Flat is Mine

Pünkösdfürdő Park, Budapest Landscape architect: Adrienn Szalkai Text: Zsuzsa Schäffer Photos: József Hajdú On March 22, World Water Day, the Pünkösdfürdő Park in the northern end of Buda was handed over. The 7-hectare recreation park was the Municipality’s own investment, and FŐKERT was also responsible for its planning and implementation. A total of 685 trees […]