architecture : urban : visual culture

culture [building] [59]

buildings for cultural purposes

Sensitive integration – cultural centre, Sásd

Sásd is a little town of 3500 inhabitants in Baranya County, in southern Hungary. Next to the elementary school, a new education and cultural centre was built — not just for the town, but also for the surrounding villages. Rooms for creative activities, informatics, music, recreation, a...

Acacia tree mirror – Hernád Community Centre

The Roman Catholic Community Centre built in 2010 in Hernád, a village in North Kiskunság, is an excellent example of how to build a well-proportioned, simple, good quality house for a small community. For the designer, Mihály Balázs, the emphasis is not on the building but on the community....

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...