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Szeged [13]

Transparent community space

Péter Márkus's plans prepared for the tender of the Swimming Pool Design Contest of Etelka sor in Szeged. The main concept was to open the swimming pool and make it transparent to the street and to the surrounding housing estate. Transparency creates a community space which is able to...

Laser Centre in Szeged

A research center was established in Szeged for studying the basic physical issues of the 21st century, and the elemental interaction of light and matter. The architect, Géza Szőkedencsi had to create a platform and an enduring place for research and inspiration. 

Renovation of the Dome of Szeged

In the international discourse on contemporary architecture it seems to be evident that intervention into historic buildings is always a sensitive issue. There is no ultimate recipe, the questions need to be asked and answered in every particular case. 3H architercture [Katalin Csillag, Zsolt...

Emmaroz: women's tailor and store

Miklós Kiss designed a women's tailor and store where his inspiration for the interior design was feminity, purity and an original salon atmosphere. Entering through the door the customer is greeted by an imposing space, its centre is a monumental architecture object, a staircase that leads to...

Art Hotel Szeged

A grandiose urban rehabilitation project in the heart of the Mediterranean town of Szeged. After a flood in 1879 ninety percent of the city structure was demolished. During the city rehabilitation a new square with a votive church was cut into the remaining city structure, designed due to the...