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Shelter House in Tiszalök

In her diploma-work, Zsófia Szatmári intended to solve a real problem. She designed a Shelter House, whereby parents and their children, who have been subjected to domestic violence, are given the chance to escape from and get out of their environment. 

Water, sticks and houses

Transylvania is also suffering from today's migration. Hence, the question arises, how could one act against this phenomenon by using the aforesaid industry. There's a mineral water bath and a barn which houses dance and gastronomic programmes. Norbert Szilágyi in his diploma proposes a...

Elegant sheet music

It looks as if a sheet music is formed by the zigzag form of the roof. The lamellas, ensuring a playful appearance, and the view of the U-shaped inner court from the interior enhance the quality of the space experience. In her diploma-work – which received Marcel Breuer Diploma Award –...

The Tip of the Iceberg - Sóstó Zoo

It's an ongoing debate whether zoos are morally acceptable, and if not, what type of construction could make them so. DEKON architectural office took its task very seriously and avoided reducing the animal's territory at all costs. For the visitors, though, the Sóstoo Zoo can still remain to be...

New, Trendy District in the 11th

The BudaPart development area has quite exceptional conditions. The city center is just 3.5 kilometers away, so we can practically speak of a downtown location. Placed directly near the River Danube, the 12-hectare public park and recreation environment developed around the Lágymányosi Bay...