Aquincum Sequences

Text: Gyula Zeke
Photos: Gergely Oláh

Built along the Danube bank, a city and military camp of the province Pannonia which was part of the Roman Empire has left behind numerous relics in today’s area of Budapest. The civilian …

Smart Cities

A new challenge for design

Text: Antoine Picon

Even though it may sound like a commonplace, we have arrived at yet another milestone which marks a new border within the digital age: it is the concept of smart cities, …

Utopia and Reality

Megastructures and their designs realized in Hungary

Text: Balázs Gurdon

The three decades between 1960 and 1990 were undoubtedly the period of impressive numbers in the history of urban architecture in Hungary: there have never been so few dwellings …

Borderlines of Architecture

Parametric Architecture

Text: Bálint Botzheim

Luigi Moretti: Modell of a futball stadium, 1960

Luigi Moretti may have been the very first architect to use the expression „parametric architecture”. In his essays written in the 1940s he focussed on this …

The Post-Communist „Hungarian Cube”

From Official Standard Designs to Subversive Practices

Text: Sándor Hornyik

House, Toponár, photo: Katharina Roters

The mysterious „Hungarian cube” is nothing else than the Kádár cube, that is an almost square shape house with a tent-shape roof and appr. …

The Policy of Noise

John Cage’s Silence in the East and West
Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, November 23, 2012 – February 17, 2013

Text: Sándor Hornyik
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

John Cage – mainly as a result of his nexus in …

ILLUMInations – Nations? The Lack of Trustees

On the Latest Structure of the International Venice Biennale

Text: György Szegő

Dionisio Gonzales: A Fény órái sorozat, Real Venice (a Foscari Canal torkolatában F. L. Wright 1953-as Memorial Masieri épülete)

When we have had the chance to visit …