Pro Hungarian Architecture Medal: Ákos Moravánszky

Text: András Ferkai Ákos Moravánszky architect, editor of a periodical, author and educator has a career which is both versatile and of international standards. As a recognition of his work in Hungary, he was invited to act as a research assistant with the California-based Getty Center in 1989, and then, in 1991 one of the […]

Our Renewing Architectural Heritage – Treasures for the Future

The Exhibition of the Association of Hungarian Architects in the Castle Gardens Bazaar August 29th – September 9th, 2018 Text: Csaba Latorczai Hungary’s rich and eventful history has left a highly versatile and unique architectural heritage for the present generation, and – if we take due care of it – also for the future generations. […]

The Triumph of the Roman Cement

Materials used on Revivalist Facades Text and photos: András Jeney The latter half of the 19th century and the early 20th century is the period of revivalist styles in the history of Hungarian architecture, which is are also referred to as Neo-styles or historicism. This is the era when a significant proportion of our high-standard […]

Kozma Classic

Exhibition of Works by Lajos Kozma on the 70th Anniversary of his Death Kunsthalle, Budapest, 5 September – 2 December 2018 Text: Péter Rostás Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky Lajos Kozma, the world-famous architect-designer, graphic artist and educator, died 70 years ago. In honour of his excellence, a large-scale series of programmes was launched within the framework […]

Jewish Cemeteries in Central and Eastern Europe

On the volume by Rudolf Klein Text: György Szegő Rudolf Klein, the author of this representative 455-page thesaurus has used the option offered to him by ICOMOS in a convincing way: he was invited to explore the Jewish cemeteries in Eastern Europe by the organisation specialised in the protection of historic monuments. This commission allowed […]


Examples of Co-Housing in Vienna and the Potentials of Co-Habitation in Budapest Text: Annamária Babos, Petra Horogh, Katalin K. Theisler Photos: Annamária Babos Housing projects sponsored in Vienna, as well the experience gained from former attempts of creating forms of co-housing brought about a flourishing of the implementation of communal habitation projects in the past […]

A Happy City in a Smart World

Towns and Cities in the Information Society Text: Boglárka Barsi The concept of smart cities dates back to the 1980s. In the beginning, emphasis was on the infrastructural and economic aspects of the information society. From the early 21st century on, a new way of thinking appeared in which technology was no longer an objective, […]