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buildings for cultural purposes

Time Box twins by Gergely Sági

The base of the architectural design is the attitude. How can and should we act as an architect in a such conservative and „predestinated” enviroment what is Calugareni at the first look. The first step of this large scale project designed by Gergely Sági, is the pair of this pavilions, so...

House of Fates

On the more than 17,000 m2 large site of the former railway station in Józsefváros, a museum was built in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. In his plan, Attila F. Kovács imagined a complex system of surface and underground spaces, organizing the environment of the abandoned railway...

Ghetto Wall: from past to the future

The Ghetto Wall, unveiled in Dohány utca last year, breaks with the usual schema of memorials. Just like stolpersteins, also the project of Péter Sugár provokes people to stop for a moment and to think; it tells something, but luckily avoids direct visual effects. Because there is a...

Culture-barn in Nemesgörzsöny

There was no accepted master plan, local building regulations or local construction plan in Nemesgörzsöny, therefore the major requirement in connection with the building ensemble to be established was to fit into the village-scape, meaning that the building units should organically fit to...