21 Sep COLORED AND CURVED

Simplon Court - Architects: Gábor and Bence Turányi t2a - Year: 2010 The most colorful corner of Budapest owes its name to a nearby residential block from the modern period. Indeed, it is not the court that makes the building so worth seeing, but rather its colorful residential...

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13 Aug FACELIFT FOR THE SZELL KÁLMÁN SQUARE

Square: Széll Kálmán tér – Architects: Építész Stúdió, Lépték-Terv – Year: 2016 For more than 40 years, the people of Budapest have been awaiting redevelopment of the most important traffic junction on the Buda side of the city. Now, in May 2016, it is finally complete. The...

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01 Aug THE EXCEPTION TO THE RULE

The oldest traces of Budapest are located in the north of the Danube metropolis on the territory of the formerly independent city of Óbuda. As late as the 5th century, the Roman Empire reached as far as the Danube and the capital of the province...

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05 Jul A HIDDEN GREEN TREASURE

Geometria Office Building – design: 3h – Katalin Csillag and Zsolt Gunther – built: 2013 Not far from the tourist paths, in a quiet side street not far from the Danube hides one of the most beautiful examples of recent Budapest architecture, at the same time...

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28 Jun COLOSSUS OF CULTURE

MÜPA-Palace of Arts - design: Gábor Zoboki - built: 2005 The largest cultural building of recent decades also marks the new border of the city centre. The palace established on a pentagonal plan accommodates three facilities: in the middle the concert hall, to the east the dance...

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19 Apr SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE FOR KIDS

How much architecture can you expect from three to six years old children? What kind of concept should a home for children in the early 21st century have? And can a kindergarten communicate a message to its little users? In the 13th district of Budapest, several...

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09 Apr BAUHAUS 100+1 – THE NEW MOME CAMPUS

Together with numerous other cities, Budapest celebrated 100 years of Bauhaus foundation last year. With the painter and Bauhaus teacher László Moholy-Nagy and the architect and Bauhaus student Marcel Breuer, Hungarian artists were an integral part of the world-famous school from the very beginning. It...

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25 Nov FOSTER AND PARTNERS – SECOND ATTEMPT

In 2010, a small Hungarian investor surprised the public with plans to convert a centrally located city quarter. Vacant and unused buildings were to disappear and to be replaced by a contemporary glass-steel complex designed by Foster and Partners. On the roof, a zeppelin-shaped restaurant...

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11 Jul NEW ARCHITECTURAL GUIDE: 20 CITIES IN ONE SLIPCASE

This Collector’s Edition of the award-winning Architectural Guide series by DOM publishers presents 200 buildings from twenty-one different cities which have produced outstanding architecture in recent years. The authors are members of the global network Guiding Architects which is dedicated to the promotion of architecture, open spaces and urban...

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