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Hauszmann Prize [16]

Mill for Nature / Mill for the Future

Mercédesz Erika Nagy had a personal connection to the place chosen for her diploma-work. In the surroundings of the Old Lake, she imagined a new reversed function for an abandoned mill. As a beautiful metaphor, the revived wheel will serve the lake as a water-purifying structure and the old...

'Cicvár' grape seed processing manufacture

István Balázs Vass’ master degree plan is based on the understanding and divination of the old tithe house. 'Grains, mice, cats' - all referring to the original name: "Cicvár" meaning "Castle of kitties". Synthetizing thinking defines the design that wisely uses the existing buildings and...

Basalt winery with expansion

Usually, the handover of a building does not show the final state since nature should accept, weave and transform the house. Bálint László Visy designed a family-scale winery developed from an expansion, fitting in its environment. The thesis plan, completed with hand-drawn perspectives, won...

Nyugati Transitional Living - SPACE

Many urban design concepts were prepared for the organization of Nyugati Railway Station and its surroundings; however, since the program of the Government District, which stopped in 2008, no investment was carried out in this area. The former MÁV buildings were emptied and the values were...