International Convention of Architecture in Budapest

The Publisher House of the architectural periodical METSZET have arranged his spring International Convention of Architecture 8th March 2019 for the sixteenth time. The Association of Hungarian Architects (AHA) was associate organizer of the event. The venue was the National University of Public Service’s great Sports hall. This years theme was “East meets West – West meets East”. Emiel Lamers, Dutch architect & editor of A10 architectural periodical was the curator and chairman of the convention. He has selected and invited five architects for the lectures: Ben van Berkel (UNStudio, Amsterdam), Gábor Zoboki (Zoboki and Demeter Studio, Budapest), Spela Videcnik (OFIS Architekt, Ljubljana), Junya Ishigami (Tokyo), Ashiko Yamamito (Alphaville Architects, Kyoto). More than 800 architects took part in the event from all over Hungary and 10 other countries.