The Architectural History of Budapest-Vizafogó St Martin of Tours Parish Church

Text: Tamás Berecz

The completed building as a tactile achievement pushes into the background the processes and circumstances that as a result may fade into oblivion. The birth …

The Transformation of Materials in Architecture

International Architects Conference 2018

Text: Bálint Botzheim

This year’s conference was hosted by the recently inaugurated building of Közszolgálati University organised by Artifex Publishing Co. and AHA (Association of Hungarian Architects). Ákos Moravánszky was invited to act as chairman …

Creative Expertise

IDEA Conference 2018
Kecskemét, 8-9 March 2018

Text: Raymond Bükkösi

The name IDEA chosen for the conference held in Kecskemét is a true reflection of the spirituality and the values it has chosen. The key words to be taken …

Move the Roof Higher Up

10th Budapest Architecture Films Days
Toldi Cinema, Budapest, 8-11 March 2018

Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: KÉK

The Contemporary Architecture Centre hosts the Architecture Film Days for the tenth time this April with an ever widening audience year by year. …

Measurable Quality

An Interview with Béla Berke, Swiss Architect

Text: Ildikó Pém (BORD Architectural Studio)

Béla Berke, a theoretician architect, whose life and works are basically defined by his sense of responsibility to society, has excellent achievements as the former chairman …

Modernization and Tradition in the Himalayas

The Renewal of Ladakh

Text: Borbála Bagi
Photos: Borbála Bagi, Szilvia Ódry

Ladakh is one of the last regions where traditional Tibetan culture and architecture has been preserved in its original form. A common opinion is that this is …

Enigma 92 – Correspondence of Károly Kós and Aurél Papp

Journal Presentation and Discussion
Association of Hungarian Architects, 20 March 2018

Text: György Szegő

Launched 25 years ago, Enigma is a journal specialized in art theory. Its issue No. 92 presents the correspondence between Károly Kós (1883–1977) architect, writer, …

Mater of the City Demons

In memoriam sculptor István Gellér B. (1946–2018)

Text: György Szegő

István Gellér B. was an artist building inward. He elevated the process of understanding his family trauma, the historic topic and contemporary fine arts into high-brow art despite a …