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International Conference
Vigadó, Budapest, 23 November 2015

Text: György Szegő
Photos: Magyar Művészeti Akadémia, Mátyás Szöllősi

The official title of the conference is „The international impact and reception of the oeuvre of Imre Makovecz”. Reaching well beyond this actual …

Piran Celebrtating Architecture

Piranesi Award 2015

Text and photos: Péter Kovács

In 2015 Piran Days of Architecture, 58 projects were exposed at Piranesi exhibition, 38 architectural projects were nominated by the national selectors from Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia …

Santiago Calatrava

European Prize for Archutecture 2015

Text: Eszter Götz

One of the world’s foremost visionary, utopian, and iconic architects today, Santiago Calatrava Valls, has been named as this year’s recipient of the European Prize for Architecture, awarded by The Chicago …

The Gospel of Hands

Sarepta Lutheran Home for the Elderly, Budapest

Architect: András Krizsán
Text: Anna Zöldi
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Taking care of people who are multiply disabled, Sarepta Home for the Elderly had a predecessor institute founded and managed by Gábor Sztehlo …

Contemporary cour d’honneur

Tenement House, Budapest

Architect: Jenő Kajdócsi
Text: Bálint Botzheim
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Spreading from Tabán as far as Vérmező, Pauler Street runs along a mostly landscaped area of Budapest as an axis. When viewed from the pavement the strength …

A House beneath the Cliffs

A Detached Family House, Veszprém – House of the Year, Special Award 2015

Architects: Zsolt György Kovács, Jana Beránková, Dávid Kovács
Text: Tamás Ulrich
Photos: Dávid Kovács

The site is one of the most beautiful one in Veszprém, considering …

Positive Energy

Hoval Showroom, Veresegyház

Architects: Zsolt Alexa, Donát Rabb, Ákos Schreck
Text: Sándor Csontó
Photos: Tamás Török

Veresegyház has evolved into one of the most dynamically developing settlements in the region which is primarily a result of its systematic management. …

The Space of Emptiness

The Sanctuary of the Basilica in Pannonhalma

Architects: Katalin Csillag, Zsolt Gunther
Text: Vilmos Katona
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Having undergone a longish transformation, the basilica of Pannonhalma opened its gates three years ago to the public. The transformation in …

A Cube for Energy

5CUBE Energy Pavilion

Architects: de Siún Scullion Architects
Text: Edit Pálinkás
Photos: Ros Kavanagh

5CUBE is a semi-permanent pavilion in Hanover Quay, Dublin Docklands, physically representing the volume of oil consumed every five minutes in Ireland. It is the …

The New Music Studio in Kőbánya

MÉK–MÉSZ Diploma Award 2015

Design: Attila Tóth

The Kőbánya Music Studio has grown out of the building presently housing it. Besides, its disadvantageous orientation also necessitated the relocation of the facility. By tranforming and rebuilding the early Eclectic style …

Visegrád Acropolis Visitors’ Centre Designs

MÉK-MÉSZ Diploma Awards 2015

Design: Péter Márkus

The Acropolis of Visegrád is one of the most frequented and most significant historic monuments of Hungary now. The castle has always played a key role throughout the history of the country …

Olafur Eliasson: Baroque baroque

Belvedere, Vienna, 21 November 2015 – 6 March 2016

Wishes versus wonders, 2015. Fotó: Anders Sune Berg © Olafur Eliasson

Like no other artist of his generation, danish-icelandic-rooted artist Olafur Eliasson stages the physical and material experience of artistic …