In the Wake of an Architectural Relationship

Parallels of the Airports in Budaörs and Helsinki-Malmi Text: Péter Csengel, Ibolya Csengel-Plank Two of the old airports of Europe exist even today, and even though they are far away from each other, one being in Helsinki, the other in Budapest, they show some striking similarities. Their horizontal plans, the centrally positioned circular traffic control […]

Ödön Lechner’s „Offices”

Historical Reconstruction Based on Cash Tabs Text: Eszter Baldavári The summer of 2021 saw the start of a large-scale digitization and collection handling project in the Museum of Hungarian Architecture and the Documentation Centre of Monument Protection. Besides the digital copying of approximately 4,000 items of the museum department, including plans, photographs, documents, the staff […]

Act Global

Budapest Architecture Films Festival 2022 Text: Mária Tatai The well-know „think global, act local” slogan could be made more compelling, and this gesture attracts attention which is fully justified. This year’s Budapest Architecture Films Festival makes us rethink and revise with its brief motto. It is true that we can do the most for our […]

Problematic Situations in Space

The spatial standards of shelters for the homeless in Kőbánya Text and photos: Bence Bene The integration of homeless people is of primary importance. The main goal of institutions catering and caring for the homeless should be not only to provide a minimal protective network but also to integrate them socially and thus into the […]

Radical Modesty

Pierre Chabard: Utilitas, Firmitas, Austeritas Text: Márk Váncza The subject of this review was published in one of the highest standard and formative journal of architectural theory today titled Log Magazine, which was founded by Cynthia Davidson, in a thematic issue focusing on geometry (Log Magazine No. 43, 2018 Summer). The author, Pierre Chabard French […]

Symmetry in Architecture

Chapters of an Endless Narrative Terc Publisher, 2021, edited by Vilmos Katona Text: Bálint Botzheim The book titled Symmetry in Architecture has been published as a stop-gap publication. The current editor in chief, Vilmos Katona made a selection of articles from the volumes of the journal Symmetry: Culture and Science spanning more than 30 years. […]