architecture : urban : visual culture

religion [building] [29]

buildings related to Churches and sacral purposes

Saint Imre Memorial Chapel

The chapel is built on the verge of the cemetery of Hegyközszentimre (Sântimreu) village in a very scenic situation. This is the spot where prince Imre (Emery) the only son of István (Stephen) the first king of the Hungarians was killed in a hunting accident. Not so many years after his...

Boldness and Tradition

Started as a chapel, ended as a synagoge. However, it functioned already as a bus station and also a medieval restaurant. Now, due to Sugár Péter DLA and Varga Piroska, it is a fantastic rehabilitated cultural centre: The House of Jewish Excellence.

Steeple, Székelyudvarhely

The steeple in Székelyudvarhely, designed by Zsolt Várday is a composition of two sculptural monoliths forming the gate towards the sacred ground of the churchyard. It follows the local building traditions: placed on top of the hill and raised upon the minimum standards.