István Kotsis Award 2020

MÉSZ, December 15th, 2020

On December 15th, the 131st birthday of István Kotsis, the medals named after him were awarded  as the professional recognition of fair-play architects which is a recognition by the Association of Hungarian Architects (MÉSZ) for …

Development Scheme of the Balaton Centre Keszthely 2020

Results of the Contest

The Architecture Department of the Hungarian Art Academy published an open tender of architecture titled The Development Scheme of the Balaton Centre 2020 to invite proposals and concepts for a multi-functional complex offering high-standard services …

The architect of the Hungarian Jewish emancipation

Ágnes Ivett Oszkó: Lipót Baumhorn. Holnap Kiadó, 2020

Text: Rudolf Klein

This work by Ágnes Oszkó was published by Holnap Kiadó in the series titled the Masters of Architecture, one of the most detailed and comprehensive series of specialist …

Simply Green – Liveable Cities

DAM, Frankfurt, 01. 23. – 07. 11.
Text: Bálint Botzheim

The exhibition in DAM Frankfurt addresses the prejudices towards and the arguments in favor of greening the outer shells of buildings and goes beyond merely presenting scientific findings to …

Pro Architectura Prize 2020

On November 19th, Minister Gergely Gulyás awarded the Pro Architectura prizes for recognizing the activities of those propagating and popularizing Hungarian architecture, the creation of high standard man-made environment, the protection and preservation of architectural values, and activities to …

Budapest Architecture Award for Excellence 2020

On November 17th, which is the birthday of Budapest, the Budapest Architectural Award for Excellence 2020 was awarded. It is a professional recognition for high-standard designs and constructions of new or modernized buildings, edifices, public domains, interiors that improve …

Silver Carpenter’s Pencil Prize 2020

It is the 11th time now that the architectural and press prize named Silver Carpenter’s Pencil has been awarded. It also heralded the coming of a new era with the new decade: from this year on, the Association of …

Elemér Zalotay 1932–2020

Text: György Szegő

Elemér Zalotay, an iconic architect in both Hungarian and international architecture, passed away on November 14th, 2020. He made thousands of designs for the future, but left only a few houses behind which are all excellent, …

House of the Year 2020

The House of the Year Award is an important recognition of professionals among Hungarian architects which surveys and evaluates detached houses and minor residential buildings year by year, more recently also including the latest public buildings. On September 17th, …

On the Duties of Thinking and the Necessity to Act

András Lányi: Introduction to Eco-Philosophy for Beginner Advanced Students

Text: Zsuzsa Schäffer

This book written by András Lányi is a comprehensive survey of the entire system of ecological thinking in four chapters based on various associated topics. The first …

UIA II region meeting and International Convention of Architecture

House of Architects, 5 March, Budapest

Text: Tibor Fátyol

The UIA II region meeting took place in Budapest, Hungary on 5th of March 2020. It was hosted by the Association of Hungarian Architects (AHA) in its headquarter in Budapest. …

In Memoriam György Fekete (1932–2020)

The Transmitter

Text: György Szegő

György Fekete, who passed away in April 2020, was an interior architect and designer as well as a culture politician was a key figure. as he defined himself: a „culture tactician”. It would be …