Video: ‘The Scooter’ / A4 Studio

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Above is a video created by A4 Studio which features three of their projects located in the shore of the biggest lake of Middle-Europe, Lake Balaton. The Club 218 and Sio Plaza are two of the three projects in the film that have been published on Archdaily. All projects featured here are very modern works and emphasize ’s creative design methodology. The architectural gestures of these projects is shown in detail as a child is shown moving in and around the buildings on a scooter.

Congregation House / SAGRA Architects

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Architects: SAGRA Architects
Location: Szolnok,
Architect In Charge: Sajtos Gábor
Design Team: Sajtos Gábor, Grand Gabriella, Páll András, Virág Péter, Németh Regina
Year: 2012
Photographs: Szentirmai Tamás

Franciscan Chapel / SAGRA

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Architects: SAGRA
Location: Kisfakos, ,
Architect In Charge: Gabor Sajtos
Photographs: Tamas Bujnovszky, Courtesy of SAGRA © Gabor Sajtos

Twin Houses / Ekler Architect

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Architects: Ekler Architect
Location:
Architect In Charge: Dezső Ekler DLA
Team: 4N Architect Ltd
Structural Engineer: Kovács & Kovács Studio Ltd
M&E: Optimal+ Ltd
Interior Design: Ekler Architect Ltd., Renáta Rőth
Area: 483.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Tamás Bujnovszky

Somlo Winery Complex / Ekler Architect

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Architects: Ekler Architect
Location: Somló,
Architect In Charge: Dezső Ekler
Design Team: Árpád Koncz, Gyöngyi Berta, Balázs Győri, János Gatter, Veronika Katona, Dalma Kiss, Bálint Berki
Area: 5,947 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Tamás Bujnovszky

Vasas Sports Hall Facade Competition Entry / A4 Studio

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Designed by A4 Studio, their design proposal for the new facade for the Vasas Sports club, one of the oldest and most successful sports associations in , won the realistic dream project award in the Trimo Architectural Awards competition. The novelty of the planned façade is the plasticity of the manner in which the sports figures are represented. The basic system: the embossed ArtMe TRIMO laminated panel. Its outer appearance incorporates one single simulated gold metal surface (with varying hues of gold), a reference to the previous sports successes of the club. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Multi-Purpose Sports Hall Competition Entry / MACA Estudio + Virai Arquitectos

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MACA Estudio + Virai Arquitectos shared with us their proposal for the multi-purpose sports hall in Budapest XVI District, which was selected as a finalist in international competition. Their design aims to be a transition between the urban landscape and the rural agricultural landscape nearby. It looks for an innovative but integrated image into the environment, with materials and colors that resemble the park and the trees of the area, like a still life that copies the tone and appearance of the surrounding vegetation. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Rácz Thermal Bath / Budapesti Műhely

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Architects: Budapesti Műhely
Location: , Hungary
Architect In Charge: Tamás Dévényi, Csaba Valkai, Anikó Varga, Péter Kis
Structural Engineering: András Szabó, Tamás Tamássy
Mechanical Engineering: Ervin Barta
Electrical Engineering: Ferenc Haasz, Gábor Somogyi
Landscape: Adrienne Szalkai
Year: 2010
Photographs: Tamas Bujnovszky

Waterfront Kopaszi Dam / T2.a Architects

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Architects: T2.a Architects
Location: ,
Architects: Gábor Turányi, Bence Turányi, Tamás Mórocz
Project Year: 2005
Photographs: Zsolt Batár, Attila Polgár

Sports Centre Csörsz / T2.a Architects

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Architects: T2.a Architects
Location: Budapest,
Architect In Charge: Gábor Turányi, Bence Turányi
Project Team: Zsolt Frikker, András Göde, Orsolya Gönczi, László Földes, Barna Láris, Péter Márk, Eszter Mészáros, Levente Skultéti, Zoltán Stein, Miklós Vannay
Photographs: Zsolt Batár

H House / Budapesti Műhely

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Architects: Budapesti Műhely
Location: , Hungary
Architect In Charge: Tamás Dévényi,
Associate Architects: István Kovács, Eszter Mihály, Orsolya Takács, Viktor Vadász
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Tamas Bujnovszky

Concert Hall Installation / Dániel Baló, Dániel Eke, Zoltán Kalászi

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Designed and built by Dániel Baló, Dániel Eke, and Zoltán Kalászi, the concert hall installation in the Archabbey of Pannonhalma was intended for the classical concerts of the Arcus Temporum Festival. Fitted for the gym of the abbey’s boarding school, the installation uses just two elements as the artwork’s clear but complex structure still engulfed the spacious dimensions of the gym. The light bulbs’ strict geometrical grid and the parallel waving layers of the translucent textile, which also improved the gym’s acoustics, were dropped from the ceiling into the space below. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Szatmáry Palace / MARP

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Architects: MARP
Location: Pécs,
Design Team: Márton Dévényi, Pál Gyürki-Kiss
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Tamás Török

Simplon A / T2.a Architects

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Architects: T2.a Architects
Location: ,
Architects: Gábor Turányi, Bence Turányi
Project Team: Éva Pinczés, Levente Skultéti, László Nyitray
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Zsolt Batár

Venice Biennale 2012: Hungarian Pavilion

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The Hungarian Pavilion for the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale presents a “forest” of white architectural models as a tribute to the common process and existence of this important subject within the profession. With an understanding that the model is where an architectural concept is first realized, the exhibition creates “sacred atmosphere” by placing 500, student fabricated models on top a pedestal.

Courtesy of the Hungarian Pavilion
Courtesy of the Hungarian Pavilion
Courtesy of the Hungarian Pavilion

CET Building / ONL

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Architects: ONL
Location: Közraktárak
Design Team: Kas Oosterhuis, Ilona Lénárd, Gijs Joosen, Owen Slootweg, Bas Wijnbeld, Anna Nagy, Bujdosó Attila, Márku Judit, Romvári Péter, Tom Krzempek, Rafael Seemann, Paulina Gurak, Michael Gorczynski, Lidia Badarnah, Jan Gasparik, Petr Vokal
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of ONL, Romeodesign

Beauty Center / ZSK Architects

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Architects: ZSK Architects
Location: Hévíz,
Architects: László Kalmár, Zsolt Zsuffa
Assistant Architects: Csaba Helmle, Mihály Kanyó, Zsófia Lázár, Gábor Nagy, Szilvia Rehus, Balázs Rose
Structural Expert: Gergõ Dobszay
Interior Design: Balázs Kriszta, Barna Orsolya, Bódy Szilvia, Finta Csaba, Pucsek Viktor
Statics: István Szabó
Engineering: László Rádonyi, László Nagylucskay
Electricity: Vilmos Szalmási
Project Year: 2007
Project Area: 3,000 sqm
Photographs: Tamás Bujnovszky

House in Dunaujvaros / ZSK Architects

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Architects: ZSK Architects
Location: Dunaújváros,
Architect In Charge: Zsolt Zsuffa
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 180.0 sqm
Photographs: Tamas Bujnovszky