Lechner a Creative Genius

Museum of Applied Arts, 20 November 2014 – 27 August 2015

Text: Lilla Zámbó

Museum of Applied Arts in the Age of Millennium

Ödön Lechner (1845–1914), one of the greatest figures in Hungarian architecture, and certainly its most original, …

Architecture Media Awards 2014

Winners of the Architecture Media Awards 2014

Architecture Media Awards in Building category
Archbishop Vineyards, Almagyar – architects: Péter Gereben, Balázs Marián

Architecture Media Awards in Design category
The reconstruction of Zárkándy Bastion – design: Anna Rátkai

People’s Choice …

Eventful Contradictions

Várkert Bazaar, Budapest

Architects: Ferenc Potzner, Péter Pottyondi, Tamás Dévényi
Text: Anna Zöldi
Photos: Tamás Török / Topogram

Reborn from its ruins, Várkert Bazaar has opened a new gate towards the Castle. Built 130 years ago primarily for aesthetic …

Tüskecsarnok Completed

Budapest, Lágymányos, University Campus

Architects: Antal Lázár, Dr. Péter Magyar
Text: Ádám Sylvester
Photos: József Hajdú

There had been a construction project left unfinished in Lágymányos where the mass of a would-be sports hall and its characteristic silhouette suggesting …

In Two Main Roles

Ludovika Academy, Budapest

Architects: Tihamér Szalay, István Mányi
Text: Sándor Csontó
Photos: Tibor Zsitva

The best views of Pest in the Reform Period were two fascinating Revivalist Classicist buildings by Mihály Pollack: the Hungarian National Museum and its more …

Past Perfect Rethought

The Renovation Project of the Remains of the Military Headquarters

Architect: Zoltán Deák
Text: Miklós Okrutay
Photos: Tamás Török / Topogram

Designed by Mór Kallina, the complex of the Defense Ministry built in two stages from the direction of …

Invisible Monument

ELTE, Trefort Garden, Budapest

Architects: Ildikó Bujdosó, Dénes Fajcsák, Eszter Lukács, Nóra Szigeti, Farkas Albert, János Roth, Levente Szabó
Text: Péter Sugár – Tamás Tomay
Photos: Farkas Albert, Ákos Polgárdi

The Faculty of Arts of ELTE University and the …

Freedom of Spatial Design

Cricoteka – Museum of Tadeusz Kantor, Cracow

Architects: IQ2 Consortium
Text: Edit Pálinkás
Photos: nsMoonStudio, Maciek Jeżyk, Stormann and Webber

As a result of revitalization of Podgórska power station buildings, Cracow obtained a multifunctional building that has changed the …

Viennese Hagenbund – The Network of the Modern

Unteres Belvedere, 11 October 2014 – 1 February 2015

Text: György Szegő

Joseph Urban: Zedlitzhalle, Vienna – exhibition venue of Hagenbund, 1901

Active in Vienna between 1900 and 1938, a group of artists managed to stand well above daily …

Technology Behind the Scenes

Ybl’s Opera House
Kiscell Museum, 10 October 2014 – 18 January 2015

Text: Pál Ritoók
Photos: BTM Kiscell Museum

The exhibition focuses on the original architectural drawings of the famous Neo-Renaissance building and also presents its innovations in the …

Private Architectural Galleries in Budapest

Text: Fanni Gárdos

Kévés Stúdió Gallery

Apparently, there is hardly any need for venues for permanent architectural exhibitions in Hungary nowadays, compared to what we experience either in western or eastern countries. The Architectural Museum only exists virtually, and …


HAP Gallery, 2003-2014

Text: András Ferkai
Photo: Tamás Bujnovszky

Closed right now, HAP Gallery in Budapest as well as other venues have hosted a total of 110 temporary, permanent or travelling exhibitions in the past 11 years. Besides the …