An architecture competition was set for the design of an outdoor chapel in the hills of Buda by the local government of the 12th district of Budapest. The plan of Péter Márkus and Kristóf Koczka was awarded and purchased in the competition.
The idea is to create a small open-air celebrating spot that can be used as a resting place for departures and arrivals at the meeting point of the Mary pilgrimage routes running across the Anna Meadow.
Anna Meadow has been and remains to this day a popular spot for Budapest hikers.Thanks to the municipality’s rehabilitation and development activities, the number of hikers, nature-lovers, and athletes who visit this already popular area has continued to grow.
Péter Rainer discovered that an almost thousand-year-old church had been threatened with destruction. As the location of the church is in a sacred place, and as it has historic importance, he proposed a plan for saving it.
Greek Catholicism has roots in both western and eastern religiosity, therefore, the new project of batlab architects' blends the Byzantine central form with the linear space order that is characteristic of the Western Church, while it also reflects the aspiration to express the highest of...