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When mansion meets the wood workshop

How do we renovate our monumental buildings? How should we start? What function should we give to the building? It's always difficult to answer such questions. Eszter Rusz-Ajtony in her diploma would like to answer the economic, social and cultural problems of the local community in Altorja...

Lodge in a Glade - Sustainable Home in Harghita

As an almost entirely self-reliant home, the alternative family house designed by István Benedek (blipsz) on the hills of Harghita, has some state-of-the-art solutions for sustainability. Its inner contemporary techniques are also present in its outline and shape as the barn-like structures...

Protective Shelter For Roman Ruins

Protective building above Roman ruins, inspired by the Transylvanian landscape, Roman soldiers and the former commander building in the work of András Cseh, Gergely Galántai, Ádám Karlovecz, Áron Farkas Lévay. The location is Mikháza, once a border fortress of the Roman Limes in Dacia,...

Contemporary villa on a slope

István Benedek, István Pásztor [blipsz!] and Arnold Macalik designed a living space around the South-West facing terrace up the slope; the terrace is partially shaded from East and West and its position is vaguely reminiscent of the traditional household, organized around the yard.

Time Box twins by Gergely Sági

The base of the architectural design is the attitude. How can and should we act as an architect in a such conservative and „predestinated” enviroment what is Calugareni at the first look. The first step of this large scale project designed by Gergely Sági, is the pair of this pavilions, so...