In Norwegian Landscapes

Hunting High and Low DAM, Frankfurt, 14 September 2019 – 19 January 2020 Photos: DAM A tradition in Norwegian architecture emphasizes tactile and spatial experiences and reflects the relationship between buildings and landscape. Sensitivity to place, experimental tectonics and profound attention to detail characterize the tradition. Norwegian architecture is challenged by new dense urban development […]

EXPO 2019 at the Foot of the Great Chinese Wall

Gardening World Exhibition, Beijing, 29 April – 7 October 2019 Text and photos: Pál Lővei Some 74 km from the centre of Beijing, the most frequented part of the great wall in Badaling is backed by a basin of Yanqing Hills where an international gardening exhibition was opened covering the largest area in the history […]

Creative Vienna

Space and Experience – Vienna Biennale 2019 MAK, Vienna, 29 May – 26 October 2019 Text: György Szegő Photos: MAK, Júlia Szegő Vienna has been evolving as a megapolis for 70 years now – accompanied by every beauty and trouble of changes –, whilst it has been able to preserve the rural grace of the […]

COVER /// AGE – 2nd National Salon of Architecture

Kunsthalle, Budapest, 26 April – 25 August 2019 Photos: Műcsarnok, Béla Ilovszky / theater.hu In the last five years the Műcsarnok has served as the venue for the National Salons, which have attracted significant interest from professional circles and the lay audience alike. Every year the fresh achievements of another genre are presented. In 2019 […]

Light Architecture

Kunsthalle, Budapest, 5 July – 25 August, 2019 Photo: Zsolt Hlinka The installation visualises the conception of architectural form abstractly, in a special light matrix. Thanks to the semi-virtual display, the movement of space can be perceived and the successive metamorphoses of the spaces can also be understood: visitors can experience symbolically and physically the […]

Café As. The Survival of Simon Wiesenthal

Jüdisches Museum Wien, 29 May – 12 January 2020 Photos: Jüdisches Museum Wien Simon Wiesenthal is known today as that man who devoted his life to justice for the victims of the Shoah. His profession as an architect, which he pursued until his persecution by the Nazi regime, has largely been forgotten. During his internment […]

Hans Hollein unpacked: The Haas-Haus

SammlungsLab #4 Az Wien, 13 June – 19 August 2019 Photos: Az Wien Even before and during its construction the Haas-Haus directly opposite St. Stephen’s Cathedral caused many a controversy. On the occasion of Hans Hollein’s (1934-2014) 85th birthday we open up his archives and offer insight into the conception of what is probably his […]

COVER /// AGE

2nd National Salon of Architecture Kunsthalle, Budapest, 26 April – 25 August 2019 In the last five years the Műcsarnok has served as the venue for the National Salons, which have attracted significant interest from professional circles and the lay audience alike. Every year the fresh achievements of another genre are presented. In 2019 architecture […]

Anton Lorenz: From Avantgarde to Industry

Vitra Campus, Schaudepot, 22 February – 19 May 2019 Text: Pál Lővei Developed to be almost integrated with Basel in Switzerland, Weil am Rhein in Germany has been made famous by Vitra Design Museum which joins the events of the international Bauhaus 100 by its exhibition presenting the oeuvre of Anton Lorenz designer and entrepreneur […]

Bauhaus100. Abstract Revue

Selected Works from the Estate of Andor Weininger Hungarian National Gallery, 29 March – 28 July 2019 Photos: Hungarian National Gallery To mark the centenary of the founding of the Bauhaus and the 120th anniversary of the birth of Andor Weininger, an exhibition organised from the artist’s legacy will open in the Hungarian National Gallery. […]

Critical Care – Architecture for a Broken Planet

ArchitekturZentrum Wien, 25 April – 9 September 2019 Photos: AZWien A planet in crisis. The earth in intensive care. Man-made environmental and social catastrophes are threatening to render the planet uninhabitable. The situation is critical and, dominated by the interests of capital, architecture and urbanism are caught up in the crisis. The exhibition ‘Critical Care’ […]

Piranesi Award 2018

The 36th PDA conference was concluded by solemn ceremony of 2018 Piranesi Award. Honorable speech was by state secretary Aleš Prijon from Ministry of Enviroment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Slovenia who conferred the awards together with Barbara Radovan, general director of Spatial planning, Construction and Housing Directorate at Ministry of Enviroment and […]