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The Imre Makovecz Foundation’s response to suggestions regarding the Church

Statement regarding recent inquiries

Interview on Hír TV about the Church of the Resurrection

Delivery before Christmas

New Millennium Calvinist Centre inaugurated

Seven Towers Festival interviews

Imre Makovecz an honorary citizen of Visegrád

Aedicula of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Mártély

Holy Mary Chapel at Lake Gébárti inaugurated

Seven Towers Festival 2018 – Wreath Laying Ceremony

Exhibition in Mongolia’s Capital, Ulaanbaatar

Seven Towers Festival 2018

Makovecz Café

Makovecz lookout at Pilis forest refurbished through voluntary work

School at Neszmély undergoing refurbishment

The intellectual heritage of Imre Makovecz

“Laying the foundation stone” ceremony at Zalaegerszeg

Songs of new times

Refurbished Onion House reopened to the public

Makovecz Tender Fund, 2018 budget

The Makovecz Center and Archives has been opened to the public

Makovecz Centre and Archives officially launched

Ars Sacra Festival – the sacral architecture of Imre Makovecz

Building camp at Visegrád

Exhibition in Yekaterinburg, Russia

Makovecz Café

Conference “in search of dignity”

Exhibition in Chelyabinsk, Russia

Exhibition at Saint Petersbourg, Russia

Seven Towers Festival! 2017

Exhibition opened in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

Exhibition opened in Kaposvár at the Árpád Együd Cultural Centre

Special edition of Országépítő

Government Resolution 2022/2015 amended

Exhibition at Kosice, Slovakia

Seven Towers Festival again

An English-language book presenting Imre Makovecz’s oeuvre is out now.

Exhibition in Moscow

Exhibition of Imre Makovecz’s works

Second Government Resolution:

Cultivating the oeuvre of Imre Makovecz

“Makovecz routes”

Conference commemorating the 80th anniversary of Imre Makovecz’s birth

Ferenc Kiss is the inaugural winner of the Imre Makovecz Prize!

Photo report on events staged for the 80th anniversary of Imre Makovecz’s birth

Conference at the Vigadó’s Makovecz Hall

Conference at the Vigadó’s Makovecz Hall

Memorial concert to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Imre Makovecz’s birth

Book Launch

Exhibition in Kolozsvár (Cluj Napoca, Romania)

Exhibition in Temesvár (Timisoara, Romania)

Makovecz exhibition in Debrecen

Memorial concert in November

30th anniversary of the Zalaszentlászló Village Community house

Seven Towers Festival

Exhibitions in Berlin

The Csillaghegy day care centre for infants completed

Exhibition of churches by Imre Makovecz

Exhibition in Beograd

Church builder

Memorial tablet

Kindergarten inaugurated in Backnang

Mausoleum

Conference on Imre Makovecz’s spiritual heritage

Paolo Porthogesi’s book

Makovecz sculpture

2nd prize at the 2014 FIABCI awards.

Missing chapters

Pancho Arena

Health House

Exhibition opened

Ceremony to lay the foundation stone of the Tolvajos hilltop chapel

Exhibition to Open at the Roman Catholic Church of Devecser

MMA Contract

After 23 years, the Vigadó (Ballroom and Concert Hall) building of Szigetvár is now completed

Invitation for tenders

Institute of Italian Culture

Sárospatak House of Education and Culture turns 30

Exhibition at the Attila József Cultural Centre in Makó

Seven Towers Festival, Uránia Cinema

Ecumenical Chapel of Rebirth at Devecser consecrated

Oeuvre exhibition in 2014

Association of Hungarian Architects

Csenger

Exhibition at the Hagymaház (“Onion House”) of Makó

Exhibition at Devecser

“Organic beauty” exhibition in London supported by our Foundation

Music pavilion

Press conference, Budapest, Városkúti út 2

Registration

Hagymatikum

Makovecz Naptár újrakiadása

Government Resolution 2022/2015 amended

Makovecz Books and Gifts webstore

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The Imre Makovecz Foundation’s response to suggestions regarding the Church

Thank you for your inquiries and comments regarding the Church of the Resurrection! Please see our response below: We have received tons of emails and letters in recent days. Not only have there been many suggestions for possible locations, but also many financial donations have been offered. We are overwhelmed and touched by the amount…

Statement regarding recent inquiries

We would like to thank all of you for the tremendous support we received following the Hir Tv interview. Please note that nothing more was said in the interview that the pinnacle of Imre Makovecz’s oeuvre, the Church of the Resurrection, has not yet been built, there is no site for it, and no clear…

Delivery before Christmas

Dear Customers! The Makovecz Center and Archives closes on the 17th December. We can deliver parcels inside Hungary before Christmas for orders made up until this date. Keep in mind that international delivery takes more time. Happy Holidays!  

New Millennium Calvinist Centre inaugurated

New Millennium Calvinist Centre inaugurated

The church building of the new Millennium Calvinist Centre at Temesvár (Timisoara, Romania) was inaugurated on 15 December 2019, on the 30th anniversary of the 1989 revolution. The building design was finished by Tibor Bata based on Imre Makovecz’s original design drawings. The complex comprises three cupolas, two towers and two building wings and was…

Seven Towers Festival interviews

Make sure to check out the interviews made by Kultúrpart online cultural magazine was with the organizers and performing artists of the Seven Towers Festival: Dávid Küttel  László Horváth András Berecz Péter Novák Mihály Borbély László Farkas Lőrinc Csernyus Tamás Bubnó Dániel Gryllus Julcsi Paár Ági Herczku

Imre Makovecz an honorary citizen of Visegrád

Imre Makovecz an honorary citizen of Visegrád

Imre Makovecz’s oeuvre is an organic element of Visegrád’s built landscape. Therefore, the City Council of the Local Municipality of the City of Visegrád awarded posthumous “honorary citizen of Visegrád” status to Imre Makovecz in recognition of his creative work in and for the city. Details: https://www.visegrad.hu/varosi-kituntetesek-atadasa-2019  

Aedicula of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Mártély

Aedicula of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Mártély

The construction of the Aedicula of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Mártély reached a new milestone. The structure is built based on the original designs of Imre Makovecz. Funding for the project is provided from the Imre Makovecz Tender Fund pursuant to Government Decree No. 2022/2015. Photo: Anna Makovecz Drawing: Imre Makovecz

Holy Mary Chapel at Lake Gébárti inaugurated

Holy Mary Chapel at Lake Gébárti inaugurated

On Assumption Day, 15 August, the Holy Mary Chapel by Lake Gébárti in Zalaegerszeg was inaugurated. The inauguration ceremony of the newly built chapel was attended by mayor Zoltán Balaicz and Member of Parliament László Vígh who also delivered speeches at the event. Other attendees included György Fekete, honorary chairman of the Hungarian Academy of…

Seven Towers Festival 2018 – Wreath Laying Ceremony

Seven Towers Festival 2018 – Wreath Laying Ceremony

On the occasion of Imre Makovecz’s birthday, a memorial ceremony was organized by the Seven Towers Festival. The event was held before the commemorative plaque on the house where the late architect lived at Villányi u. 8 in Budapest. Prior to wreath laying, speeches were delivered by dr. László Molnár, deputy mayor of district 11…

Exhibition in Mongolia’s Capital, Ulaanbaatar

Exhibition in Mongolia’s Capital, Ulaanbaatar

An exhibition of the works of Imre Makovecz opened at the Mongolian fine Arts Gallery in Ulaanbaatar. The exhibition is sponsored by the Hungarian Academy of Arts (HAA) and is open to the public until 13 December 2018. Representing the HAA, the exhibition’s curator is Ybl-prize winning architect Lőrinc Csernyus. Just one week before the…

Seven Towers Festival 2018

Seven Towers Festival 2018

Upon its launch, the first Seven Towers Festival was inspired by the message of the Hungarian pavilion designed by Imre Makovecz for the Expo ’92 in Seville. His building designs inspired the topics of the 2018 festival. Visitors to the Seven Towers festival can enjoy the works of 80 artists and 10 exhibitions, 16 concerts, light…

Makovecz Café

From June on each month’s first Monday is a time for thematic lectures under the name Makovecz Café for the visitors of the Makovecz Center and Archives. Within its framework both experts and laymen can get closer to the work and spirit of Imre Makovecz. On the first occasion Ybl-prize winning architect and former Makovecz…

Makovecz lookout at Pilis forest refurbished through voluntary work

Makovecz lookout at Pilis forest refurbished through voluntary work

Pursuant to an agreement between the Imre Makovecz Foundation and the Pilis Forestry, the refurbishment of the Imre Makovecz lookout on Budapest’s Kis Hárshegy hill was aided by volunteers: Makovecz Scholarship holding architect students of the Budapest University of Technology and associates of the Makovecz Foundation. The surroundings of the lookout were put into order…

School at Neszmély undergoing refurbishment

School at Neszmély undergoing refurbishment

Refurbishment of the Miklós Launai Calvinist School at Neszmély began recently. The building was constructed in 1989-90 based on designs by Imre Makovecz. The refurbishment project is implemented under the framework of Government Decree no. 2022/2015, from financing provided from the Imre Makovecz Tender Fund. Photos from: @zajtifilm

The intellectual heritage of Imre Makovecz

A monthly cultural magazine on channel M5 of Hungarian National Television aired a video report presenting the Imre Makovecz Centre and Archives building. Interviewees include Pál Makovecz, the son of the late architect; Lőrinc Csernyus, Ybl-prize winner architect and a former student of Makovecz; and Lilla Berta, an architect associate of the Foundation. The full…

“Laying the foundation stone” ceremony at Zalaegerszeg

“Laying the foundation stone” ceremony at Zalaegerszeg

This is the first time that a Makovecz building that only existed on paper before (there are nearly 300 building designs like that) will now be brought to life. Implementation will take place under the framework of Government Decree no. 2022/2015 and will be financed from the Imre Makovecz Tender Fund. As the first step,…

Songs of new times

A series of interviews titled “New songs of new times” presents artists and creations of various art forms in a new, fresh approach. The interviews scrutinize the creative process and how artists feel while it is happening. The latest edition presents the Városkút house designed by Imre Makovecz. Interviewees include Pál Makovecz, the son of…

Refurbished Onion House reopened to the public

Refurbished Onion House reopened to the public

At Makó, the refurbished Onion House was reopened to the public in an official ceremony. Refurbishment was carried out with support from the Ministry of Human Capacities, using resources of the Imre Makovecz Fund. At the ceremony, speeches were delivered by Member of Parliament and Minister for the Prime Minister’s Cabinet Office János Lázár and…

Makovecz Tender Fund, 2018 budget

Following a joint assessment by the Government and the Foundation, the following construction projects were approved for implementation using resources of the Fund: Buildings to be refurbished: Dobogókő – Zsindelyes Guest House (ski house) Sárospatak – Árpád Vezér Grammar School and Youth Hostel Solymár – Waldorf kindergarten New buildings to be constructed based on existing…

The Makovecz Center and Archives has been opened to the public

The Makovecz Center and Archives in Budapest was originally built as a family house. Imre Makovecz built it for himself and his wife. He died before he could move in, so the building awaiting its fate can now finally fill its position by hosting not his physical entity, but his intellectual grandeur. The workroom of…

Makovecz Centre and Archives officially launched

Makovecz Centre and Archives officially launched

In Government decree 2022/2015, the Government of Hungary declared that this Centre should serve the living intellect of Imre Makovecz. To implement the underlying functions, the Government partnered with the Hungarian Academy of Arts that signed a contract with the Imre Makovecz Foundation on operating the Centre. The Budapest-based Centre and Archives named after the…

Ars Sacra Festival – the sacral architecture of Imre Makovecz

The Ars Sacra Festival emerged from a “City mission” series of events held in 2007. The objective of the festival is to present the signs of hope in culture, and to help Europe with the means of art to find its roots again. The festival features a combined screening and presentation by Lőrinc Csernyus, Ybl-prize…

Building camp at Visegrád

Building camp at Visegrád

Continuing the tradition of previous years, architect students and enthusiastic locals teamed up in volunteer work and constructed a gate and a garden pavilion at the Visegrád sports field. Photos from: @zajtifilm

Exhibition in Yekaterinburg, Russia

Exhibition in Yekaterinburg, Russia

Yekaterinburg is the fifth Russian city to host the Imre Makovecz exhibition “Connecting Sky and Earth…”. The exhibition was opened by chief consul Sergei Szűcs and HAA secretary general dr. Tamás Kucsera in representation of Hungary, and by Sophia Habibullina, deputy dean of the Ural State University for Architecture and Arts and Yelena Stubova, director…

Makovecz Café

From June on each month’s first Monday is a time for thematic lectures under the name Makovecz Café for the visitors of the Makovecz Center and Archives. Within its framework both experts and laymen can get closer to the work and spirit of Imre Makovecz. On the first occasion Ybl-prize winning architect and former Makovecz…

Conference “in search of dignity”

Conference “in search of dignity”

The founders of the Pál Beke Memorial Title held a conference titled “In search of dignity” at the TIT Studio Association’s building. The purpose of the conference was to discuss how community spaces and educational spaces  and institutions can respond to and meet today’s challenges and how future professionals can be trained for all this….

Exhibition in Chelyabinsk, Russia

Exhibition in Chelyabinsk, Russia

After St. Petersbourg, the exhibition titled “Connecting Sky and Earth” was opened in Chelyabinsk. In a similar approach to the former editions, the exhibition presented the oeuvre and key life events of the Kossuth-prize winner architect, founding chairman and honorary chairman of the HAA Imre Makovecz using scale models, photos, drawings, writings and personal objects….

Exhibition at Saint Petersbourg, Russia

Exhibition at Saint Petersbourg, Russia

Exhibition titled “Connecting Sky and Earth” opened at the Repin Academic Institute of Fine Arts. The opening ceremony was attended by a delegation of the Hungarian Academy of Arts (MMA) lead by Secretary General dr. Tamás Gergely Kucsera who later held talks with CVZ Manege director Pavel Piraga; acting chairman of the Culture Committee of…

Seven Towers Festival! 2017

Seven Towers Festival! 2017

Upon its launch, the first Seven Towers Festival was inspired by the message of the Hungarian pavilion designed by Imre Makovecz for the Expo ’92 in Seville. The same message inspired the topics of the 2017 festival. Visitors to this year’s Seven Tower Festival could enjoy a programme comprising 100 artists, 9 exhibitions, 16 concerts, film…

Exhibition opened in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

Exhibition opened in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

“Hungarian Days” is an event staged annually in Nizhny Novgorod since 2012. The event is organized in cooperation with honorary consul Elada Nagornaya and the Hungarian Institute of Moscow. Following the Moscow exhibition’s success, the opening event this year was the exhibition titled “…connecting sky and earth”, presenting the drawings and buildings of Imre Makovecz….

Exhibition opened in Kaposvár at the Árpád Együd Cultural Centre

Exhibition opened in Kaposvár at the Árpád Együd Cultural Centre

A conference commemorating Imre Makovecz was held on the opening day. A unique event was the rerun of a lecture given by Imre Makovecz in Kaposvár 40 years ago, this time delivered by actor Csaba Hüse. The exhibition was opened by mayor Károly Szita and Prof. emeritus György Fekete, chairman of the Hungarian Academy of…

Special edition of Országépítő

Special edition of Országépítő

A special edition of Országépítő [Country Builder], a periodical issued by the Károly Kós Association, published the complete materials of the “Makovecz 80”conference held in November 2015. The publication was sponsored by the Imre Makovecz Foundation.

Government Resolution 2022/2015 amended

By reallocating certain funds, the amended government resolution enabled the implementation of tasks specified earlier and designated the list of buildings to be refurbished using the resources of the Imre Makovecz Tender Fund in 2016 and 2017. Buildings to be refurbished: Bagod – Community House Bak – Community House Jászkisér – Culture House Kakasd –…

Exhibition at Kosice, Slovakia

Exhibition at Kosice, Slovakia

An exhibition titled “… connecting sky and earth” presenting works of Imre Makovecz was opened at the Museum of Eastern Slovakia. The exhibition was a selection of items formerly on display at the Vigadó exhibition in Budapest, taken to Kosice with the support of the Hungarian Academy of Arts (HAA). Lőrinc Csernyus curated the exhibition;…

Seven Towers Festival again

Seven Towers Festival again

The annual Seven Towers festival will be staged in 2016 as well. Please visit the Festival’s website for a detailed programme or download the programme here.

Exhibition in Moscow

Exhibition in Moscow

An exhibition sponsored by the Hungarian Academy of Arts has opened in Moscow, at the Museum of Architecture. The exhibition runs till 13 November.

Exhibition of Imre Makovecz’s works

Exhibition of Imre Makovecz’s works

An exhibition of Imre Makovecz’s works has opened in Vienna, in the Collegium Hungaricum building. The opening speech was delivered by Jenő Molnár, a Hungarian architect living in Graz who was a close friend of the late Imre Makovecz.

Second Government Resolution:

The Government of Hungary issues its second resolution concerning Imre Makovecz’s oeuvre. The first resolution, issued in 2013, specified tasks that the Government planned to address. The new resolution lays out specific steps and allocates the appropriate funding. Tasks include the refurbishment of existing buildings, the construction of not-yet-implemented buildings, the preparation of an oeuvre…

Cultivating the oeuvre of Imre Makovecz

The second Government Decree (No. 2022/2015) on cultivating the oeuvre of Imre Makovecz has been issued. The decree names the specific responsibilities of cultivating the oeuvre based on the surveys carried out as per the first decree.

“Makovecz routes”

The Ministry for National Economy’s State Secretariat for Tourism signed a contract with our foundation on the elaboration of “Makovecz routes” to be implemented as per Government Decree No. 1724/2013. According to the contract, the foundation shall prepare by December 2016 the concept and path of the routes, elaborate the full infrastructure, and prepare online…

Ferenc Kiss is the inaugural winner of the Imre Makovecz Prize!

Ferenc Kiss is the inaugural winner of the Imre Makovecz Prize!

The very first award ceremony for the Imre Makovecz Prize was held at the Music Academy as part of a memorial concert on 20 November 2015. As per the deed of foundation for the prize, “The person worthy of the prize shall be one that progresses in the footsteps of the country building spirit of…

Conference at the Vigadó’s Makovecz Hall

A memorial conference will be held on 23 November to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Imre Makovecz’s birth. Titled “Understanding may lead to respect, to pride and to complete inclusion”, the event will be organized jointly by the Hungarian Academy of Arts and the Imre Makovecz Foundation. Programme Unveiling of an Imre Makovecz bust (sculptor:…

Conference at the Vigadó’s Makovecz Hall

A memorial conference will be held on 23 November to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Imre Makovecz’s birth. Titled “Understanding may lead to respect, to pride and to complete inclusion”, the event will be organized jointly by the Hungarian Academy of Arts and the Imre Makovecz Foundation. Programme Unveiling of an Imre Makovecz bust (sculptor:…

Book Launch

Book Launch

In accordance with the related government decree enacted in 2013, the Imre Makovecz oeuvre book, sponsored by the National Cultural Fund, is now ready. The new book is a sequel to “Designs, buildings, writings 1959-2001”, which was published in 2002. The two volumes will be available for purchase separately or as a pair. The book…

Exhibition in Temesvár (Timisoara, Romania)

Exhibition in Temesvár (Timisoara, Romania)

As part of events comprising the 20th annual Hungarian Days celebration in Bánság, an exhibition of Imre Makovecz’s works is held at Temesvár’s New Millennium Calvinist Centre. Titled “…Connecting sky and earth…” the exhibition is open for one month, entry is free.

Makovecz exhibition in Debrecen

Makovecz exhibition in Debrecen

„The quest to connect sky and earth has always been the single real and harmonious adventure for architecture… to find a way to enclose some sanctified intimacy from the cosmos…” In honour of the Day of Hungarian Culture, on 22 January 2015 Debrecen’s Kölcsey Centre staged an exhibition of the works of Imre Makovecz, founder…

Memorial concert in November

The Imre Makovecz Foundation, Zugló Philharmonic Orchestra and the Fonó Music Hall agreed to stage the gala concert that traditionally closes the annual Seven Towers Festival as a joint production on 20 November 2015. This year the concert will be held at the main hall of the Music Academy in Budapest.

30th anniversary of the Zalaszentlászló Village Community house

30th anniversary of the Zalaszentlászló Village Community house

By the anniversary date, the refurbishment of the village community house was completed. Imre Pozsgay, who initiated the building thirty years ago, also attended the ceremony. On the occasion of the anniversary, a plaque was unveiled and an exhibition of Imre Makovecz’s work was held in the village. Below are a few archive photos of…

Seven Towers Festival

Organization of the annual Héttorony [Seven Towers] Festival, which travels through the Hungarian regions of the Carpathian basin visiting several Makovecz buildings. On 20 November, the 79th anniversary of Imre Makovecz’s birth, festival organizers and representatives of the Újbuda Local Government laid a wreath on the Imre Makovecz memorial table at Villányi út. The day’s…

Exhibitions in Berlin

Exhibitions of Imre Makovecz’s drawings were organized by the Balassi Institute in Berlin and by the Hungarian Academy of Arts at the Budapest University of Technology’s Architecture Museum. The exhibition in Budapest was opened by Lőrinc Csernyus, and is open to the public until 29 January 2015.

The Csillaghegy day care centre for infants completed

The Csillaghegy day care centre for infants completed

Imre Makovecz was originally assigned to design the building, but he could not prepare the designs before his passing. Finally Ágnes Kravár took care of architectural design work with contributions from Diána Mike. The local government that ordered the building named it after Imre Makovecz in honour of the late architect. Speakers at the inauguration…

Exhibition in Beograd

Exhibition in Beograd

Exhibition staged by Collegium Hungaricum Beograd and the Hungarian Academy of Arts, opened by Attila Turi. The exhibition was open to the public until 27 November.

Church builder

The HAA presented “Church builder”, a film on Imre Makovecz by István Dárday and Györgyi Szalay.

Memorial tablet

The Makovecz family inaugurated a memorial tablet on the wall of Imre Makovecz’s birth house at Orbánhegyi út.

Kindergarten inaugurated in Backnang

Kindergarten inaugurated in Backnang

Waldorf kindergarten inaugurated in Backnang, Germany. First sketches of the building design were drawn by Imre Makovecz. As with the Pancho Arena in Felcsút, the final architectural designs were prepared by Tamás Dobrosi.

Conference on Imre Makovecz’s spiritual heritage

As the closing event of the exhibition, the Károly Kós Association held a conference on Imre Makovecz’s spiritual heritage in the Vigadó’s Makovecz Room. Speakers at the conference included state secretary Dr. Péter Hoppál (Ministry of Human Resources), head of department Márton Beke (Ministry for the National Economy) and deputy state secretary Dr. Viktória Horváth…

Paolo Porthogesi’s book

In the summer of 2013, the Hungarian Academy of Arts requested Professor Paolo Porthogesi to write an extensive study about Imre Makovecz. Paolo Portoghesi (born in Rome in 1931) is an Italian architect, theorist, historian and professor of architecture at Rome’s La Sapienza University. The study was subsequently published by the HAA. An expert on…

Makovecz sculpture

Following an unsuccessful tendering process for a Makovecz sculpture, the town of Makó gladly accepted Gábor Mezei’s proposal (also supported by the Makovecz family) to create a monument based on an earlier Imre Makovecz drawing. Sculptor László Péterfi will make the monument.

2nd prize at the 2014 FIABCI awards.

The Hagymatikum Bath and Spa of Makó took the 2nd prize in the recreation and wellness category at the 2014 FIABCI (International Real Estate Federation) awards. Mayor Péter Buzás received the prize at the Luxembourg award ceremony.

Missing chapters

The Foundation assigned Eszter Götz as editor for the missing 2001-2011 chapter of the Makovecz oeuvre book. The related government decree declared that the oeuvre book’s release as a most urgent item. Completion of editorial work is expected by the autumn of 2014.

Pancho Arena

Pancho Arena

Pancho Arena completed in Felcsút. Imre Makovecz prepared the first design sketches of the stadium while the final version is Tamás Dobrosi’s work. A bust of Imre Makovecz by the stadium’s main entrance was initiated at the opening ceremony. The promenade behind the stadium already bore Makovecz’s name.

Health House

Health House

Inauguration of the Egészségház (Health House) in Csenger. László Kövér, Speaker of the Parliament, spoke at the opening; Calvinist bishop László Tőkés endowed the building. In his opening speech, mayor Zsolt Forján said: “We would like to salute the memory of the architect who recently passed away; the architect who gave visual identity to our…

Exhibition opened

Exhibition opened

Exhibition titled “Connecting sky and Earth” opened in the refurbished Vigadó building. At the protocol private event on 14 March, Katalin Dávid opened the exhibition with a memorable speech. The public opening was held on 17 March, featuring a concert by the Zuglo Philharmonic Orchestra, who played Arvo Pärt’s Arbos. Opening speeches were delivered by…

Ceremony to lay the foundation stone of the Tolvajos hilltop chapel

Ceremony to lay the foundation stone of the Tolvajos hilltop chapel

Marking the first step in constructing the Chapel under the Heart of Jesus Lookout, the event was attended by the parish priests of neighbouring villages; the mayor of Farkaslaka; Marianne Szabó [Mrs. Imre Makovecz]; and several supporters and members of the general public. “…the duty of an architect is to connect the sky and the…

MMA Contract

The Imre Makovecz Foundation and the Hungarian Academy of Arts (HAA) signed a contract on the implementation tasks of the Makovecz exhibition, to be held in the Vigadó, March, 2014.

Invitation for tenders

The Public Foundation for the Development of the Town of Makó, a foundation seated in that town, announced an open and national invitation for tenders for the establishment of a memorial site in the immediate vicinity of the town’s bath and spa, in honour of the renowned architect Imre Makovecz.[:]

Institute of Italian Culture

Institute of Italian Culture

Exhibition from the drawings of Imre Makovecz. On the occasion of the opening ceremony, world-renowned Italian architect Paolo Portoghesi delivered a lecture titled Genius loci – Hommage á Imre Makovecz.[:]

Sárospatak House of Education and Culture turns 30

Sárospatak House of Education and Culture turns 30

On the occasion of the anniversary, the building hosted two exhibitions, titled “Churches by Imre Makovecz” and “Imre Makovecz and Sárospatak”. The exhibition materials for the latter were compiled by our Foundation. Further, commemorating this special anniversary, the Foundation decided to grant support to the replacement of the “eyebrow” elements of the building that were…

Ecumenical Chapel of Rebirth at Devecser consecrated

Ecumenical Chapel of Rebirth at Devecser consecrated

On the second anniversary of the red sludge disaster, the Ecumenical Chapel designed by Imre Makovecz was consecrated. A torch lit procession was also held in remembrance of the victims. The newly built eco housing estate where the chapel sits is named Makovecz park; the nearby community space is called the Máltai kert (Maltese garden).

Oeuvre exhibition in 2014

In 2012, the Hungarian Academy of Arts decided to hold a grand exhibition of Imre Makovecz’s works as the first event in the renovated Vigadó (ballroom and concert hall) building in Budapest. Scheduled to open in March 2014, the exhibition is staged by the Academy in collaboration with the Imre Makovecz Foundation. The exhibition is…

Association of Hungarian Architects

Association of Hungarian Architects

The Országépítő [Country Builder] periodical held a memorial session on the first anniversary of Imre Makovecz’s death and released a special issue on this occasion. The memorial session featured violinist Ferenc Szecsődi, a member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts. Representing our Foundation, governing board member László Sáros also addressed the session. He announced that…

Csenger

Csenger

The elementary school of Csenger took up the name of Imre Makovecz. The combined school year opening and naming ceremony was attended by several local, regional and national political personalities, the representatives of churches, and, representing our Foundation, Pál Makovecz, Lőrinc Csernyus and László Sáros. The event also included the unveiling of a sculpture of…

Music pavilion

Music pavilion

The music pavilion of the Hagymatikum Bath and Spa in Makó finally completed. The grand opening was celebrated with a high-profile concert. [:]

Press conference, Budapest, Városkúti út 2

Press conference, Budapest, Városkúti út 2

At a press conference and private exhibition opening ceremony, the Foundation announced its establishment at its own HQ and signed collaboration agreements with the Hungarian Academy of Arts and the Károly Kós Association.

Registration

The Metropolitan Court of Budapest officially registered our Foundation and recognized it as an organization of public benefit.

Makovecz Naptár újrakiadása

Makovecz Naptár újrakiadása

A 20 évvel ezelőtt, 1999-ben megjelent első „Makovecz naptár”, ebben az évben ismét kiadásra került. A gondosan megszerkesztett naptár 12 hónapon keresztül tárja elénk mindazt, amivel Makovecz Imre foglalkozott és ami inspirálta.    

Government Resolution 2022/2015 amended

A 1648/2018. (XII. 6.) Korm. határozat, – mely módosítja és kiegészíti a Makovecz Imre-életmű gondozásáról szóló kormányhatározatokat – elrendeli az életmű részét képező magántulajdonú ingatlanok felújításában való állami szerepvállalás lehetőségének vizsgálatát. Továbbá rendelkezik arról, hogy a Makói Városi Termál- és Gyógyfürdő (Hagymatikum) fejlesztése két ütemben, az eredeti Makovecz-tervek szerinti bővítésként és egy új uszodakomplexum felépítésével…

Makovecz Books and Gifts webstore

Makovecz Books and Gifts webstore

Örömmel tájékoztatjuk Önöket, hogy MEGNYÍLT a Makovecz Imre Alapítvány WEBÁRUHÁZA, melyen keresztül Makovecz Imre munkásságát bemutató, magyar és idegen nyelvű könyveket, grafikákat, valamint az újonnan megjelent Makovecz-Templomok c. kiadványunkat és a 2019 Makovecz-naptárat is megvásárolhatják. Rendelés és további információk: https://www.makovecz.hu/targyak/  

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