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Marianne Várnay

Szeged, Hungary
born 1898, Szeged

Marianne Sternberg was born in Szeged. Her father, Dezső Sternberg was the founding member of the Sternberg Ármin és Testvére factory of music instruments. She was amongst the first female students of the Budapest University of Technology, and graduated in 1924. In 1925, she became the first..

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Johanna Wolf


born 1905, Budapest

One of the first female architects and engineers in Hungary, Johanna Wolf graduated in 1931 at the Budapest University of Technology. During her university years, she was bullied because of her Jewish roots, as reported by a contemporary newspaper. After graduation, she started working as a..

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The 12-flat building was constructed on a narrow plot between Hegyalja út and Aladár utca. The main façade turns towards east, with two parallel vertical strips of terraces. As there is a significant difference between the elevations of the two sides of the plot, the designer placed the entrance..

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The last work of noted architect Margit Pázmándi, this controversial development originally served as headquarters of the Central Command of the Workers’ Militia. Although it occupies a prominent and widely visible site on a Buda hill, the buildings plans, being a highly secured state object,..

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The building occupies a corner plot at the crossing of the Frankel Leó utca and Fekete Sas utca. The corner is accentuated by a terraced block, with the individual terrace walls painted in different, vivid, warm colors. The apartments are served by two staircases with elevators. The façade is..

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The representative headquarters for the State Aluminium Industry Trust (Magyar Alumíniumipari Tröszt, MAT)were designed and constructed in 1964-1967 by Olga Mináry. The Trust itself was only founded in 1963, but reflecting the high state investments into bauxite mining and the aluminium industry,..

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