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A good place for a horse (too) – riding hall, Orfű

Balázs Benkő and Gábor Schill designed a riding hall extension at Orfű. Local terrain is undulating, just as in Tuscany. Earlier, the client had undertaken reconstruction and alteration of the existing stables. Over time, a riding farm of high standard has been created here. In order to make...

Stone house in Bükk forest – near Kolozsvár

In Transylvania, on the southern outskirts of Kolozsvár, extends the beloved relaxation and excursion area of the forest of Bükk. In the last decades, the city has spread greatly and huge green areas have been built on. For a young couple, who wanted to live in the proximity of the wood,...

May, blooming, RaM opening ceremony

The architect office Vadász és Társai Építőművész Kft. was chosen to design the Radnóti Miklós Cultural Center (RaM) — which is named after the famous Hungarian poet — after winning the ideas competition for the building. The team, led by György Vadász, had to fulfil four main...

Harmonia caelestis – Budapest Piarist Centre

The renewed building is located in the historical downtown of Budapest, within a World Heritage Area with direct views of the Buda hills and the Danube. The original building complex was constructed between 1914 and '17 and had changed its function several times before the Piarists took...

Liberal functionalism

In the industrial park of Salgótarján, a new plastic processing plant was built according to the plans of László Pethő. The building can be divided into three parts: storage; a social block; and the factory hall in the middle. The plant area has a large clearing height with an industrial...