Amrita Sher-Gil was born in Budapest, Hungary. She was an eminent Indian painter born to a Punjabi Sikh father and a Hungarian mother, sometimes known as India’s Frida Kahlo, and today considered an important woman painter of 20th century India, whose legacy stands at par with that of the Masters of Bengal Renaissance; she is also the…

Lost Beauty

Disappearing Masterpieces of the Russian Wooden Architecture
Museum of Ethnography, Budapest, 9 July – 8 September 2013
Opening: 8 July 2013. 5 p.m.
Greetings by Lajos Kemecsi Ph.D., Director of the Museum of Ethnography and Platonov Valery, Director of the Russian Cultural Centre

BMW Creative Lab

The winner of the first BMW Creative Lab is Attila Veress, a Hungarian student from European Institute of Design in Milan. “His project 2.0 is a perfect interpretation of the concept food in movement”, says Domenico Guzzini, president of the company. “His design interprets a very special Italian tradition: The lunchbox, affectionately called ‘Schiscetta’…

Still. Photography in the Museum

MODEM, Debrecen
7 June – 6 October 2013
Opening: 6 June 2013, 5 p.m.
Opening speech by Krisztián Kukla, Director of MODEM
Monika Perenyei art historian, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

18th Chief Architects Conference

Matching – 18th Chief Architects Conference
Nagykőrös, Arany János Cultural Centre
28-30 August 2013
Greetings by Szabolcs Czira, Mayor of Nagykőrös
Frigyes Philipp, President of the Association of Chief Arcitects

György Klösz: Photographs from Budapest

Association of Hungarian Architects
Budapest, 4-19 July 2013
Opening: 4 July 2013 11 a.m.
Opening speech by Péter Szaló Ph.D. Deputy Secretary of Ministry of Interior and Péter Kirschner curator

Vándoriskola 2013

The “Vándoriskola” of the Kós Károly Association announced admission for young architects.
“Vándoriskola” 2013 admission design:
Design a musical instrument, which is also a house.

Holcim Awards 2013/2014

The 4th International Holcim Awards competition celebrates projects and visions that contribute to a more sustainable built environment and features total prize money of USD 2 million. The competition is open for projects in architecture, building and civil engineering, landscape and urban design, materials, products and…

Diplom Thesis Presentation

The Department of Architecture of Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) has approx. 200 graduates present their diplom theses annually. It is the largest department of architecture in Hungary, but until now professionals can hardly know about the quality of graduates’ work. The open presentation of diplom theses…

Architekturbild 2013

Theme of the 2013 competition is »Focus of Attention«. Whether or not to focus on a particular detail in a picture, and if so which one, is among the elementary principles of photographic composition. This year‘s theme »Focus of Attention« thus has a universal significance for photographers. We recommend taking common parlance as a guide…

Light Houses

The MFA’s summer exhibition is a two-part showing of contemporary work by young Nordic architects. It is an expanded version of the joint Nordic Light Houses exhibition curated for the Venice Biennale in summer 2012. Celebrating the jubilee of the iconic Nordic Pavilion designed fifty years ago by Sverre Fehn…

Art Nouveau

János Gerle: Art Nouveau in Hungarian Architecture
6Bt. Kiadó, 2013
Book presentation
FUGA, Budapest, 27 June 2013
Presentation by András Ferkai