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Breuer Marcell Museum and Studio House

The architecture of Breuer represents brutality and also the innovative solutions within the modernity. The monolithic, simple block in Patrik Torma's diploma is the manifesto of the location. The concrete surfaces of the building with a perfect square footprint are able to both fit into the...

Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust

Cremation is becoming a more popular form of burial especially in places with a rich historical background, where the cemeteries are overpopulated. In response to a serious need for such a place, László Zoltán Szalai designed a crematorium as his diploma project. As a burial site needs to...

Music Education in an Air Defense Bunker

The diploma-work of Ákos Orbán reflects on the growing spatial demand of a music school. For the new functions, he has chosen a nearby defense shelter in visual connection to the school building, the features of which provide perfect acoustic isolation, despite the dense siting.

Even a brick wants to be something

Architecture should service wide environmental and social values besides the client’s needs - says Károly Nagy who designed a youth activity center as his diploma work. He chose a theme what resolves a real problem while rehabilate an abandoned brick factory. 

DANUBIO: Architecture in unity with the River

Development by the Budapest section of the Danube, Europe’s second largest river, has long been in the public discourse, and so a contemporary approach that respects residents, locals and the environment was long overdue. Developers of DANUBIO - a piece of land that has direct connection with...

Forestry railway

The forestry railway [designed by Borbála Bagi as her diploma] is not only a simple vehicle that helps the excursionist to get to the mountain and reduces the traffic and the pollution but is also an experience. Gyöngyös is the gate of the Mátra, the task of the railway is to explore the...