architecture : urban : visual culture

MÉSZ - MÉK Diploma Prize [8]

New visitor centre for the Visegrád Castle

Visegrád Castle is one of the most visited castles of Hungary with its spectacular scenery and rich history. The current state and condition of the visitor area isn't worthy of its past thus Péter Márkus designed a new visitor center that can start an open dialogue over the castle's future....

Wood pellet plant - Felsőtárkány, Hungary

In the work of Bálint Laczkó-Pető the question was, how possibly can an industrial building be identical to the technology hosted in it, and at the same time to supremely respect the unique natural environment of a neighbouring National Park and with its function to provide  work for living...

Gödör (Pit) Kayak-Canoe Club

Zoltán Gazdag designed a building complex in Cibakháza - it's a little village nearby the Tisza river - that can serve as a place for sport activities, tourism and accomodation. In his diploma he aims to revive the lakeshore area called Gödör (the Pit) as a kayakcanoe club. 

Music Studio of Kőbánya

To shake up the district but fit into its architectural character - this could be the motto of the Music Studio of Kőbánya. Since the present building became tight and its location is not really favourable, a new site had to be chosen for the studio. For his plan, Attila Király-Tóth won the...

Showroom and pottery in Magyarszombatfa

Lately there is an intention not just to show but present the contemporary ceramics to the visitors. So Gergely Horváth found a real need for a new visitor centre in Magyarszombatfa. The schedule of the project was a showroom including disposal, gallery and an atelier with lodgings. It would be...