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Gyorgy Kovari

Budapest, Hungary
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Gyorgy Kovari (1934 - 1982) was a Hungarian architect, in 1964 he won the Hungarian YBL award.

After completing his studies at the Technical University Budapest in 1957, he worked for the Hungarian State Railway Company (MAV) as a designer and then as head of department until his death.

Between 1963 and 1966 Kovari worked on the Lake Balaton development plan, he primarily designed transportation facilities. In the mid 1970s as chief architect within the METROBER he dealt with the establishment of the Budapest transport interchanges.He designed the new part of the Budapest Southern Railway Station in 1961-62, and the redevelopment of the South Station in 1969.

Between 1967 and 1972 he worked on the plans of the Balatonfured Station, Budapest Keleti Underground accession between 1967-70 and completed the Kazincbarcika Station in 1960.

Kovari designed the Kobanya-Kispest Underground Station, the Budapest Skala Metro Shopping Store. He made a concept plan for the Kelenfoldi Station entrance building, designed several MAV resorts and condominiums. He designed buildings for the Egyptian railways, and he made plans for a complex educational center in Nigeria. His concept plan for the reconstruction of the MAV Hospital was accepted, but he unfortunately died during the preparation of construction drawings.

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Budapest, Hungary
pilotis, November 29th, 2013
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