Organic Society

Remembering Endre Miklóssy, we would like to commemorate his highly significant and versatile works in urbanism as well as his history philosophical interests, especially his writings surveying and analyzing the workings of towns and cities as well as those of society and democracy as such. The essay below was published in a volume in 2006 […]

The Cleansing of the Church

The Formal Changes of Churches and the Interpretation of their Renovations based on the Bible The archetypal form of the Christian church is that of the upper room of the house in Jerusalem in which Jesus sacrificed the paschal lamb before the Jewish Easter festival and consumed it on the last supper. The repetition of […]


The evolution of the concept in the post-industrial era Text: András Szilágyi B. The meaning of industrial design in the strictest sense of the word, and within it, that of object-creation seems to be undergoing changes in the post-industrial period. In the rushing world of the present we have to follow and keep track of […]

Architecture copy paste

Felix Madrazo and Winy Maas: Copy Paste. The Badass Architectural Copy Guide Text: Péter Debreczeni The unique nature of design is a priority, and there is a wide variety of tools and devices that can be used to achieve this goal. As it is quite a difficult task to find out something entirely individual, and […]


Meeting Points in the careers of István Medgyaszay and Dezső Hültl Text: Rita Karácsony István Medgyaszay, a pioneering architect in ferro-concrete technology in Hungary was appointed a private lecturer with the Budapest University of technology in 1927, after a significant career as a researcher and designer. From that time on, there was the opportunity for […]

A Master of Historicism

Dr. Pilkhoffer Mónika: The Oeuvre of Architecture Adolf Lang. TERC, Budapest, 2017, 216 page Szöveg: Jeney András Mónika Pilkhoffer, an associate history professor with the University of Pécs, has also established her fame as an art historian. In her latest publication she analyses the oeuvre Adolf Lang (1848–1913) with special regard to historicism (revivalist styles). […]

SOS Brutalism

Save the Concrete Monsters! DAM, Frankfurt, 9 November 2017 – 2 April 2018 The DAM is presenting the first-ever global survey of the Brutalist architecture of the 1950s to 1970s. The term Brutalism does not originate from the word “brutal”, but rather béton brut—the French term for exposed concrete. Brutalist architecture celebrates rawness and the […]