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Steeple, Székelyudvarhely

The steeple in Székelyudvarhely, designed by Zsolt Várday is a composition of two sculptural monoliths forming the gate towards the sacred ground of the churchyard. It follows the local building traditions: placed on top of the hill and raised upon the minimum standards. 

Extending the Period

The diploma-work of Zsófia Szigeti is an extension of her former school, which was in desperate need of new - primarily outdoor - spaces. While she incorporated the current building into her plan, she put the new functions, the gymnasium, the dining hall and the supplementary premises, in a...

Kindergarten and temporary foster home

As her diploma, Anna Bálint designed a kindergarten and temporary foster home in Magdolna quarter that is considered one of the most underdeveloped neighborhood in Budapest. Her idea is to extend the new kindergarten function by adding a temporary placement is based on needs of the district, to...

Camp nearby the amusement park

Márta Schmidt in her masterproject worked on the location of the Amusement Park of Pécs. Her concept was to design accomodations in the Mecsek and in the neighborhood which are found in the nature though they are located quite closedby to the city.

Láng House of Culture

The House of Culture survived barely on life support desperately needing to be renovated. In 2005 Archikon studio started to work on the renovation plans but after the economic crises, everything was postponed. Now, they faced with a revised programme what they turned into an advantage. The...

Jewel on the Buda Danube Embankment

The rehabilitation of the building is an importan part of the complex urban development process. The building, which had stood empty and abandoned for a decade and seemed doomed to decay, was reborn as the Ybl Creative House Buda in May 2018. 

Breuer Marcell Museum and Studio House

The architecture of Breuer represents brutality and also the innovative solutions within the modernity. The monolithic, simple block in Patrik Torma's diploma is the manifesto of the location. The concrete surfaces of the building with a perfect square footprint are able to both fit into the...