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Museum of Ethnography in Budapest Which was 3rd Place
Design: Graeme Massie Architects
Proposal for Museum of Ethnography
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Proposal for Museum of Ethnography
Although digital media has radically increased society’s capacity to access and disseminate knowledge, there remains a great need for physical museum structures to house and exhibit the physical artefacts which continue to influence our understanding of the world around us.

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The New House of Hungarian Music
Design: LETH & GORI, architects
Hungarian Music House Design Competition
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The New House of Hungarian Music competition entry
The New House of Hungarian Music frames a richness of diverse spaces for experience, learning and relaxing that support the educational development and understanding of the nature of sound and the origin of music.

13 May 2016
Budapest M4 Metro Stations, M4, South Buda–Rákospalota (DBR) Line
Design: by Palatium Studio Ltd.
Budapest M4 Metro Stations
photograph : Tamas Bujnovszky

Budapest M4 Metro Stations
Budapest Metro Line M4 has been the largest infrastructure project of the city for the last decades. The architects aimed to provide attractiveness for public transportation through the new aesthetics and high architectural quality of a series of new public spaces in Budapest. This has met the expectations of the Client, Budapest Transport Ltd. DBR Metro Project Directorate, from the first moment.

5 Feb 2016
Museum of Ethnography in Budapest – List of Competing Architects
Museum of Ethnography Design Competition
One of them is Zaha Hadid Architects, which designs iconic buildings worldwide, as well as BIG Architects, Bernard Tschumi Architects, Dominique Perrault Architecture, Coop Himmelb(l)au and the Rem Koolhaas’ studio OMA. Városliget Zrt. announced the design competition for the new building of the Museum of Ethnography in December 2015; the so-called pre-qualification stage of the procedure, during which the circle of applicants is finalised, has been closed.

26 Nov 2015
New National Gallery of Hungary
Design: SANAA, architects, Japan
New National Gallery
image courtesy of architects
New National Gallery of Hungary
Another world class public building will be constructed in the Hungarian capital within the framework of the Liget Budapest Project. Based on the submitted competitive projects and the negotiations held in the past few months with architecture studios, the New National Gallery will be built in the Vársoliget (City Park) according to the design made by the internationally renowned Japanese SANAA (Sejima and Nishizawa and Associates) architects studio. The new, state-of-the-art museum will satisfy 21st-century requirements all around and it is planned that its doors will open in summer 2019.

Liget Budapest Masterplan
Liget Budapest Masterplan
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The Hungarian Go
Liget Budapest Masterplan – 6 Oct 2013
Competition winners for the masterplan of Liget Budapest were announced. As part of the project, the Hungarian Government plans to erect five new museum buildings in the forthcoming years in Budapest’s oldest public park, Városliget, also designated for complete reconstruction. A call for an international architectural design competition is to be published in 2014, based on the results of the present idea competition, with the cooperation of the International Union of Architects.

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