The Most Hungarian European

Károly Kós Exhibition in Paris

Text: Anthony Gall

Opened virtually in November, 2020, it is a „genuine” exhibition in the Paris-based culture centre of Hungary titled L’architecte le plus hongrois dans l’Europe au XX. siècle, or Károly Kós, the …

The architect of the Hungarian Jewish emancipation

Ágnes Ivett Oszkó: Lipót Baumhorn. Holnap Kiadó, 2020

Text: Rudolf Klein

This work by Ágnes Oszkó was published by Holnap Kiadó in the series titled the Masters of Architecture, one of the most detailed and comprehensive series of specialist …

A Modular Residential Tower

The Construction System by Schömer

The majority of the Earth’s population today lives among inadequate housing conditions. There is a huge demand for flats, but it is also an important priority apply construction methods that minimize the environmental load …

In Memory of Our Glorious Dead

Vanishing Houses in Budapest

Text: Tamás Ulrich

In the past few years a large number of precious houses have disappeared from Budapest that embodied unique values with their past and architectural significance. Hereby we are presenting a list of …

Space with a Neutral or Multiple Character?

The Birth of a New Sacred Typology

Text: Zoltán Major

The developments and processes of globalisation and multiculturality appear in contemporary societies both informally and formally, they are translated into our urban spaces. When immigrating groups of people recycle, …

Non-Referential Architecture

Valerio Olgiati’s Architecture as Reflected in His Own Design Theory

Text: Bendegúz Zacher

The comprehensive thoroughness featuring the book titled Non-Referential Architecture by Valerio Olgiati is a rarity in the genre of contemporary design theoretical discourses. The standards of …

Sabina Tanovic: Memory in Architecture

Contemporary memorial projects and their predecessors

Text: Flóra Perényi

Born in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sabina Tanovic is an architect graduating from the Sarajevo University, who started research into the theoretical background of the correlations of memory and architecture apropos of a …

The City as an Interface

Thoughts Apropos of Martijn de Waal’s The City as Interface

Text: Imre Bokányi

In a study published in 2014 in Rotterdam, de Waal projected the software parallels well-known from the specialist literature dealing with the smart cities to the …