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design works made by students of architecture, diploma works

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. 

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...

Thermal Point at Lukács Spa

The team of Fanni Hegyi, Anna Dresch and Balázs Suriny responded for the Indonesian call ’Contextual Micro Space’ with a concept that uses a spill of the Lukács Spa. The students aimed to reuse the local natural resources and created a building, which is inclusive, easy to reach, fits to...

Big dream of a little village

"My conceptual idea was that the pool area should be placed under the ground. When composing the bath, my hand was led by the landscape and natural conditions. Make the thermal bath transparent, luminous and clear while the landscape is talking." - says Teodóra Papp who designed a thermal bath...

House Of Dignity – Hospice

Based on the WHO’s estimation, min. 50 palliative beds should be provided per one million people. Less than half of this is available in Hungary! Péter Oravecz designed a Hospice as his diploma where people can spend their last days in dignity.