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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...

DANUBIO: Architecture in unity with the River

Development by the Budapest section of the Danube, Europe’s second largest river, has long been in the public discourse, and so a contemporary approach that respects residents, locals and the environment was long overdue. Developers of DANUBIO - a piece of land that has direct connection with...

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.

Canoe Tours’ Port in Szentistvánbaksa

As the focus of her diploma-work, a nearly derelict land in the small village incited a plethora of possible uses in Renáta Zsiros. She started with the idea of a canoe tour and imagined accordingly a boathouse, a pier, a terrace for relaxation and wine-tasting, and even accommodations in the...

House with a Hundred Rooms – The Symbol of Progress

Paradigma Ariadné’s proposal to the new building complex of MTK football academy with its almost hundred rooms is the representation of progress mirroring the objective of the football academy, which is to provide the institutional background for children development and advancement in...

Pebl of Danube

The project got its name “Dunakavics”(Pebl of Danube) because in its final form it resembles a stack of pebbles, which can be associated with the functions of relaxation and recreation, and the name itself refers to the name of a type of Hungarian national sweets.