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How to read the Zsolnay Cultural Quarter

This project is a rehabilitation of a former porcelain factory as a cultural center. The factory is in the town of Pécs, which is situated in the southern part of Hungary, near to Croatia. The factory was founded in 1853, to manufacture hard tile. It was famous for its artistic ceramics,...

Andras Bojti: Encounter with Axel Schultes in Berlin, 2002

During June and July 2002, I had exhibited my architecturally inspired glass sculptures at the Embassy of the Republic of Hungary in Berlin. Mr. Kamel Louafi, landscape architect, who had designed the impressive Park complex for the recent Hannover Expo, opened the exhibition. The...

Dusk of The Architects?

Our story started in 1995. The Civil Society for the Care of German Army Graves (VDK) invited international tenders to appoint an architect to design a central graveyard in the Budaörs area. The location of the final resting-place of Hungarian and German soldiers who died in World...