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buildings for cultural purposes

Castle house recovering from its cinder

The former resort of Count Kuno Kleberlsberg had been empty since 1990 when eventually its renovation started, by virtue of the local citizens', artists' and civil support. Below are the words of Ernő Kálmán DLA, the architect of the project.

Digital power plant: the Ózd project

The project of Ózd is a renewal of a devastated factory in what the Digital power plant and a National Film History Theme Park takes place. Architect Györgyi Csontos and her young team designed the whole project. Their concept was to preserve the original Art Nouveau structure while using...

Vodafone pop-up store and community space

After Nanavízió participating in an invitation only competition by Vodafone, they had the chance to design a cool urban space for them. It had to be an inspiring space bursting with creative energy, a place where students can gather to talk, study or work together.

Cultur barn in Nyárádszentsimon by MOME students

The class of 15 students and their tutors (Csaba Kovács and Áron Vass-Eysen) created a real barn in Nyárádszentsimon, Transylvania, which is a creative artistic space with the possibility of hosting exhibitions and operating as a sleeping place for artists. The project was designed by Áron...

æctivators: locally active architecture

How can a group of young architects find their home in today’s world without money and commissions? Only if they create a suitable environment for themselves, from which the local community can also profit. The North Hungarian town of Eger presents a great example of this. Here's Gábor...