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Ibrahim Prushi

Tirana, Albania
born 1918, Gjakova

Ibrahim Prushi was born in 1918. He graduated in architecture in the Polytechnic University of Torino, Italy in 1942. After the graduation he came back in Albania and worked as an architect in the directory of GENIO until 1948. After 1948 for the first time was open the Entity of construction in..

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Romanian Academy Library

Cluj-Napoca, Romania
by Radu Spanu, ...

Established in the early 1950s, with the Cluj-Napoca Branch of the Romanian Academy and subordinated to it, the Library of the Cluj-Napoca Branch of the Romanian Academy brought together, under a common name, several funds of books scattered in different locations in Transylvania: Blaj, Satu..

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István Szabó

Budapest, Hungary
born 1914, Budapest

István Szabó (20 June 1914 – 13 October 1988) studied at the Royal Academy of Applied Arts in Budapest in 1929-1935, and opened his own office in 1936. As most of the alumni of the Academy, initially Szabó defined himself as an interior and furniture designer. Exhibition interiors and pavilion..

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All Saints Church

Budapest, Hungary
by István Szabó

The Roman Catholic Parish Church of the Budapest-Farkasrét area stands on the hilly Buda side of the capital, right across the main entrance of the Farkasrét cemetery. Sculptural forms of the façade clearly show the public and sacral character. The building mass is split into two parts: the..

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Holy Cross Church

Budapest, Hungary
by István Szabó, ...

The church with the adjoining parish offices was erected on a rectangular plot. The main façade was originally dominated by the high-pitched pediment constructed of industrial glass on metal frames. The walls were erected using concrete slabs left raw, without insulation or plasterwork. The..

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Csaba Virág

Budapest , Hungary
born 1933, Budapest

Csaba Virág (12 May 1933 – 31 May 2015) was a Hungarian architect. He studied in 1951-1956 at the Budapest University of Technology. In 1957-1962 he continued working at the university, then in 1962 he joined IPARTERV, the state company responsible for industrial architecture. He moved to..

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MAVIR Center

Budapest, Hungary
by Csaba Virág

An important building of hi-tech architecture in Hungary. While the mass of the building adapts to the surrounding late medieval and baroque edifices of the Buda castle quarter, the façade materials are contemporary: raw concrete and glass curtain walls. The 2-story main façade is composed..

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KÖKI

Budapest, Hungary
by György Kővári, ...

The Kőbánya-Kispest Transportation Center, connecting the local railway station with the new metro station and securing pedestrian passage above the railways, was designed by the planning office of the state railways company (MÁVTI), with a project group led by György Kővári.

The pedestrian..

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The small houses of this area close to Széchenyi square fell victim to an ill-conceived city planning motion. The House of Weddings (Lakodalmas ház) is a practical extension to the neighbouring municipal marriage bureau and hall, with a restaurant, stores and a motel. It has been the first..

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Once a one-storey building, the Magyar Korona Fogadó (Inn to the Hungarian Crown) stood on this piece of land, outside the city walls. Dévényi, commissioned with constructing a new house, kept three remaining sections of the earlier building and evoked the original arched baroque gate of the inn..

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