Report from the Front – Aectivators


The Hungarian Exhibition of the Biennual in Venice
Venice Biennal, Giardini, 28 Junue – 27 November 2016

Curators: Gábor Fábián, Dénes Fajcsák
Text: György Szegő
Photos: József Rosta / Ludwig Múzeum

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena, …

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Landscape Architect of the Year Award 2016


National Pilgrims’ Site, Mátraverebély-Szentkút, 2015. Photo: Tamás Bujnovszky

As usual, the highlight of the series of events associated with the Month of Landscape Architecture was the ceremony of the Landscape Architecture Awards ceremony taking place …

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Landscape Odyssey 2015


Cataloguue of Hungarian landscape architecture

Landscape Odyssey 2015 included high quality landscape architectural projects from Hungary, while introduced them country-wide in a frame of an exhibition series as well and disseminated this collection as a …

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Museum of Ethnography


Results of the contest

The Liget Budapest Project has announced an international design competition for the new Museum of Ethnography building, to be located on the edge of the Városliget (City Park). Fifteen prominent international …

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Contours of Cultural Memory


St Ladislaus’ National Memorial Site Visitors’ Centre, Somogyvár

Architects: Csaba Molnár, Viktor Szentkuti, Dénes Halmai
Text: Eszter Baku
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Launched in 2012, the complex programme meant to develop the visitors’ centre of the …

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The Reconstruction of the Castle District, Sopron

Architect: Levente Szabó
Landscape architecture: GEUM
Text: Barnabás Winkler
Photos: Balázs Danyi

The historic core of downtown Sopron is surrounded by the walls of the castle. Enriched with …

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Reconstruction of Széll Kálmán Square, Budapest

Architects: Tamás Fialovszky, Richárd Hőnich
Landscape architect: Barnabás Szakács
Text: Eszter Götz
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

The reconstruction project of Széll Kálmán Square, which is the largest junction of the …

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Market Hall – As a Communal Space


Reconstruction of the Hall in Klauzál Square, Budapest

Architect: Zoltán Kun
Text: Sándor Csontó
Photos: József Hajdú

Built precisely 120 years ago, the market hall standing in Klauzál Square features architectural values and an exterior …

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Signs of Renewal


Information Pavilion in Kálvária Square, Budapest

Architect: Viktor Takács
Text: Miklós Okrutay
Photos: József Hajdú

On the other side of Baross Street, where it divides Kálvária Square into two, now there is the new information …

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Fates in Shadows


Memorial of Forced Labourers in Teleki Square

Sculptor: Dan Reisinger
Text: Hédi Szepes
Photos: József Hajdú

On April 17th, this work of art made by Dan Reisinger, a Hungarian-born artist and designer living in Israel …

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Croissant from Pressburg


New Developments in Bratislava

Text and photos: András Borsos

Formerly a coronation centre, Bratislava shows a new face now in the 21st century. Citydwellers commemorate their age-old ceremonies, but are also proud of their contemporary …

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