Architecture

2022. január 10. 16:30
A house, respecting the historical past, which closely matches the image of the Castle District and the UNESCO World Heritage Site, will be the new conference centre of the Pallas Athene Domus Meriti Foundation in Szentháromság Square, said Ádám Reisz, head of Rapa Architects, the designers of the building. He also explained that the starting point for the reconstruction of the facade was the pre-war state, as there is a wealth of visual information available about this age on which they could based it.
2022. január 8. 10:30
The new headquarters of MOL will be completed later this year, and will be the first skyscraper in the capital. Together with the technical equipment placed on the roof, a 143-metre high-rise building will be constructed in Buda, in the Lágymányos District, but a building of a similar size was planned on the banks of the Danube in Pest between the world wars. In the plan of Jenő Lechner's Tower of Hungarian History, the everyday tasks of a tourist service centre and the sublime functions of a national pantheon appeared at the same time.
2022. január 7. 09:30
The120-meter Mol headquarters is expected to be built this year on the Kopaszi Dam in the 11th district. The tallest building in Budapest will have not only offices, but also public spaces, so for example, anyone will be able to admire the view of Budapest from the lookout terrace planned on the roof of the tower house.
2022. január 6. 14:00
The building of the Ágoston Trefort Gymnasium of the Eötvös Loránd University is being renovated. The house on the corner of Szentkirályi street – Trefort street, designed by János Bobula and built in 1887 and under monument protection, will be expanded in addition to the reconstruction.
2022. január 6. 09:00
When the Central Market Hall in Fővám Square was handed over in 1897, the leaders of the city believed that the process of food industry development and freight transport, which had been going on for decades at the time, had come to an end. Steam mills, slaughterhouses and meat plants were lined up along Soroksári Road, and the needs of retailers and wholesalers were fully met with the establishment of the Danube Coast Freight Station and the construction of public warehouses between the Southern Railway Link Bridge and Fővám Square. However, it soon became clear that this was far from the case, and there was an urgent need to ensure the daily flow of goods through a wholesale market.
2022. január 5. 14:00
The Art Nouveau apartment building of Samuel Baruch is being renovated in the 6th district at 44 Bajza street. As a first step in the reconstruction, the ground floor and first floor rooms will be restored. The three-storey palace was built in 1899 according to the plans of Zoltán Bálint and Lajos Jámbor.
2022. január 3. 14:00
The Hauszmann ramp connecting the rebuilt Csikós courtyard and the Hunyadi courtyard has been completed, and its external appearance is an integral part of the rest of the castle wall, including the recently renovated Ybl retaining wall. From now on, the ramp can be reached again on foot to the level of the Buda Castle.
2021. december 31. 19:30
The Hilton Hotel, handed over 45 years ago, was built on the site of the city’s most beautiful Baroque monument, a Jesuit dormitory damaged in World War II. Only the western wall of the old building facing András Hess Square remains. Some say that the modern building has been incorporated into the castle environment, others believe that it disturbs the harmonious view of the Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion with its huge block.
2021. december 30. 09:00
During the bloodthirsty years of World War I, the difficult fate of the Austro-Hungarian Empire was compounded by another blow at the end of 1916: Emperor and King Franz Joseph I died. After sixty-eight years of rule, he passed away on 21 November 1916. He was succeeded by his grandnephew, Archduke Charles of Habsburg-Lorraine, who had been crowned king on 30 December 1916, 105 years ago.
2021. december 26. 14:00
A new tower was erected, the church square was enlarged, classrooms were built, and a modern scout home was created during the reconstruction of the Reformed church on Böszörményi street. The conversion was already very timely in the church, which originally served as a restaurant and was later only partially remodeled.
2021. december 26. 11:00
The need to build a large Lutheran church arose in Rákospalota in 1936. The building, designed by György László and Jenő Szalkay, with modern elements, is eighty years old this year.
2021. december 23. 15:30
In the middle of March, the Hungarian Money Museum and Visitor Center will open its doors in the former Postal Palace on Széll Kálmán Square. During the interior renovation of the building, designed by Gyula Sándy and erected between 1924 and 1926, the specially developed railings of the staircases and the oak gates decorated with wrought-iron handles were restored, and the paternoster was preserved in working order.
2021. december 22. 14:00
The first visual plans for the Budapest Airport Arena in Pestszetlőrinc are public. During the investment, with the expansion of the old sports hall, a hall with a capacity of 1,000 people will be built, which will also be available to students from the surrounding schools.
2021. december 21. 20:00
During the large-scale restoration and remodeling, a hall, lecture halls, new levels and green roofs will be built in the building of the Trefort Garden Campus of ELTE in the 8th district Pushkin street. Loránd Eötvös worked and conducted his experiments in a house designed by Antal Szkalnitzky, one of the most significant architects of the settlement age, where the Institute of Physiology and the Institute of Medical Chemistry operated for sixty years.
2021. december 20. 18:00
The Chapel of St. Augustine of the Order of Premontre in Újlipótváros was renovated, originally built in 1950 from the former coal cellar of the building at 14 Pozsonyi road. The chapel was blessed at Mass on Sunday by Zoltán Márton Fazakas, abbot of Premontre in Csorna, who spoke of the fact that the chapel was like a catacomb for many decades, where people could only conceal their faith.
2021. december 19. 11:00
The most prestigious balls of Pest in the first decades of the 1800s were held in Downtown, at 9 Váci Street, on the floor of The Seven Electors' Inn (Hét választófejedelem fogadó). Joseph II also stayed at the inn, 12-year-old Ferenc Liszt gave his first concert in Pest here. The audience could also admire the plans of the first permanent bridge between Pest-Buda in the Great Hall of The Seven Electors' Inn. The house was demolished in 1840, and the three-storey classicist residential house of József Hild was built in its place, which houses the Pesti Theatre nowadays.
2021. december 17. 10:00
At the beginning of Orczy Road, close to Nagyvárad Square, stands a house with a tower, reminiscent of a medieval castle, quietly hiding behind the surrounding trees. Few know that this building once served as the home of the poor teaching women in the capital.
2021. december 16. 18:00
The House of Hungarian Music was built in Városliget. Opening on 22 January with an interactive music history exhibition, the building will have a triple function: hosting concerts, dance halls and community music, providing space for education and music pedagogy, as well as interactive permanent and temporary exhibitions, a sound field and a creative sound space.
2021. december 15. 19:00
What are the most popular buildings in Budapest? This is already being measured by Google. This year’s series begins with the Opera House and Vajdahunyad Castle.
2021. december 12. 10:00
The renovation of the main square of Ferencváros, Bakáts tér, was initiated in 2016 by the 9th district government. Plans were made for 2018 and implementation was also prepared, but after the 2019 elections, the program was rethought, so work began only this year. The square was formed in the 19th century in Inner Ferencváros, where plants, benches, a drinking fountain, mill and chess tables are also installed.
2021. december 11. 18:00
The new communal spaces of the Catholic parish of St. Margaret's were inaugurated in Lehel Square, in the 13th district. The communal areas were designed from a former parishioner's apartment in a condominium near a neo-Romanesque church consecrated in 1933.
2021. december 10. 15:00
The Ady Memorial Museum on Veres Pálné Street is being renovated, where the poet lived between 1917 and 1919 with his wife, Berta Boncza. In the three-room apartment, the spaces will be renovated and a new room will be created for museum pedagogical classes.
2021. december 9. 20:00
The last pre-assembled steel structural element has been placed at the facility preparing for the 2023 World Athletics Championships. The National Athletics Stadium, built in the area between the Rákóczi Bridge and the tip of Csepel Island, gained its final form with a four-and-a-half-month workflow.
2021. december 9. 14:00
The most significant hotel in Buda Castle is undoubtedly the Hilton. This is explained not only by the world-famous brand, but also by the size and panoramic location of the building. Barely a hundred metres away, however, the small Burg Hotel held the competition with its big rival for two decades. Like Hilton, it is a modern building as well, its predecessors destroyed in World War II. But now the area is once again undergoing a change: a partial demolition permit has been issued for the building, and work has already begun on the interiors.
2021. december 5. 14:00
A small chapel of barely thirty square meters will be built on Anna-rét in the mountains. The final plans have been completed, so the mass memorial, which has been called for by the faithful for eighty years, can be built next year.
2021. december 5. 11:00
The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most famous buildings in the country, without which the Heroes' Square is unimaginable. Yet this was erected the latest, it is ten years younger than the Kunsthalle opposite. However, its size and seriousness make this fact forgettable - and of course it is no longer young, it was opened to the public 115 years ago. In this context, Pestbuda presents its history and beautiful interiors, which house one of the richest art collections in Central Europe.
2021. december 4. 09:30
The thousandth anniversary of the Hungarian conquest of the Carpathian Basin provided the basis for the creation of many famous works of art and buildings, as a nation proud of its past lived in an economic heyday. However, the memories of high culture were only a slice of the diverse entertainment industry at the time, and the wider audience also longed for lighter entertainment, which was served by a number of places of amusement. It is interesting how similar they were in some respects.
2021. december 3. 13:30
A detailed technical, architectural, artistic and functional survey of the Buda Castle has been completed, thanks to which the experts now know exactly the transformations after the Second World War. At the same time, planning for the complete restoration of the building complex began. The first visual designs have now been completed, led by Robert Gutowski.
2021. december 3. 08:00
Széll Kálmán Square has undergone huge changes in recent years and although we have become accustomed to the modern environment, the renovation program actually ended only on Thursday: the gateway connecting the square with Krisztina Boulevard was handed over. The passage was short, but the construction was all the more complicated. Still, it was worth it, as it is another, very big step towards an accessible Budapest.
2021. december 2. 14:00
At the corner of the Nagy templom and Nap Street in Józsefváros is a beautiful house made in the Neo-Renaissance style. It is already important because of its designer, Miklós Ybl, but the client, the First Pest Nursery Association, also makes the building - still operating in education - special.

total: 201 db | 30 db/oldal

first back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 next last