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 provide practically oriented tips on greening existing buildings or new builds. It is intended as a […]

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 Association of Hungarian Architects (MÉSZ). It is targeted to present the best achievements of young Hungarian […]

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 and present the most progressive and innovative ideas of architectural and spatial production. The conference is […]

Katharina Roters: Anatomy of a Dream

Architectural illusions and city utopies in Armenia Mai Manó House, Budapest, 29 January – 8 March 2020 Text: Borbála Jász Photos: Mai Manó Ház The exhibition presents the visual investigations pursued by Katharina Roters in Armenia since 2000. The artist’s interest for the cultural, ideological contexts and architectural processes that have reshaped the natural and […]

Böhm 100

The Concrete Cathedral of Neviges DAM, Frankfurt, 18 January – 27 September 2020 Gottfried Böhms 100th birthday is on January 23, 2020. We intend to celebrate it: with an exhibition devoted to the pilgrimage church in Neviges, one of his most important designs. Commissioned by Franciscan monks and the second largest church in the Archdiocese […]

Cold War and Architecture

Contributions to Austria’s Democratization after 1945 Az Wien, Vienna, 17 October 2019 – 24 February 2020 After the liberation of Austria in spring 1945 and the occupation by the four victorious powers of Great Britain, France, USA, and the Soviet Union, Vienna became a central stage for the Cold War. The competition of the systems […]

Bentwood and Beyond

Thonet and Modern Furniture Design MAK, Vienna, 18 December 2019 – 6 September 2020 To commemorate Thonet’s 200th anniversary, the MAK is presenting a major exhibition on modern furniture, in which the signature bentwood furniture of the world famous company is placed in the context of contemporary technological, typological, aesthetic, and historical developments. Thonet’s bentwood […]

Imposing Panorama

EXPO Museum, Shanghai Text and photos: Pál Lővei In Shanghai in 2002 – with the ambition to support the project scheme for the 2010 world exhibition – an exhibition titled „Everything starts with the Expo” was organised to survey the history of the exhibitions. In 2007 a touring exhibition was launched to promote the already […]

Otto Prutscher

Universal Designer of Viennese Modernism MAK, Vienna, 20 November 2019 – 17 May 2020 Otto Prutscher (1880–1949) was an architect and designer, an exhibition designer, teacher, and member of all the important arts and crafts movements—from the Secession to the Werkbund. Prutscher was one of the first students of the Vienna School of Arts and […]

The Playground Project

Architecture for Children DAM, Frankfurt, 9 November 2019 – 21 June 2020 Between 1950 and 1980 the playground was a creative laboratory. In the cities of the Global North, innovative, crazy and exciting projects emerged: Landscape architects, artists, activists and citizens wanted to provide children with the best place for play and try out a […]

Thoughts on Social Stability

Architecture and sociology at the 2nd National Architect’s Salon Text: László Antal Z. Photo: Béla Ilovszky / Ferenc Miszlivetz sociologist delivered one of the speeches at the opening ceremony of the 2nd Architects’ Salon. In this article, László Z. Antal sociologist explains what ideas he has phrased after viewing the Salon. One of the […]

Peter Halley: Heterotopia

L’Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia, Velence, 7 May – 10 August 2019 Text: Bálint Botzheim Photos: Hanna Szegő During the time of the fine arts biennale Venice turns into a genuine store of art pieces. All over the town exhibitions welcome visitors, and many visitors take advantage of this period to join the flow […]