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Palatinus lido reconstruction

The entrance and main building of the Palatinus lido has become an emblematic building of the Hungarian modern architecture. The original design was characterized by a clear, rational system. Archikon studio's task was to restore the original volumes and the architectural looks, furthermore to...

Clear concept - family house by Péter Vékony

The location of the building is one of the most popular residential areas. The building site is a corner building plot, the last plot of a dead end street. Its conditions were exceptional: the steep mountainside, the strict regulations and the architectural quality of the surrounding buildings...

Pebl of Danube

The project got its name “Dunakavics”(Pebl of Danube) because in its final form it resembles a stack of pebbles, which can be associated with the functions of relaxation and recreation, and the name itself refers to the name of a type of Hungarian national sweets.

Two in one house

The family-house is situated in the Buda hillside area where traditional, 19th-century upper-middle-class and „Swiss-type” villas can be found, overtaken by the offspring of bygone architectural trends. In this context the architect has to find the right answer: whether to think...