Plant

Budapest | Since 1997

Plant
Evetke utca 2., 1121 Budapest, Hungary
Phone +36 12734935

Category:

Architects

Profile

Established in May 1997, the studio deals with architecture, interior design and landscape planning. The quality of their work has been recognized by several Hungarian and international awards, competitions, publications and exhibitions. The studio was first established in the tower of the ‘Pachydermi’ House at the Budapest Zoo. Currently, it is located in the penthouse of the Large Predators’ House’s monument building. According to some normative opinions, the succesive order of the two places shows a usual architect’s career…

Competitions

1992 RIBA, Hybrid and Superimposition, exhibited entry
1994 Dísz tér – Szent György tér (two squares in the Buda castle), 1st prize
1994 Dominican cloister, Margitsziget, Budapest (with Inke Ivány), 1st prize
1996 Europan 4, Budapest (with György Major), runner up
1997 National Theatre, Budapest (with Gábor Turányi), runner up
2000 Pest Theatre, Budapest, runner up prize
2004 The Manor House for the XXI. Century 1st prize
2004 Buda Castle – Dísz tér 17. 1st prize
2005 József Attila Theatre, Budapest, 2nd prize
2005 Social Housing, Budapest, Práter street 30-32, 1st prize

Publications

Catalogues
new european architecture a 10 yearbook 08 09 a selection of 20 projects from around europe 2009
european union prize for contemporary architecture mies van der rohe award 2009
premio europeo di architettura ugo rivolta 2009
emerging identities east! berlin-bratislava-budapest-ljubljana-prague-riga-tallinn-vilnius-warsaw- 2006
mastercourse - continuation 26 young architects exhibition catalogue 2005
baustelle: ungarn neuere ungarische architektur akademie der künste berlin 1999
constructing the town upon the town - transformation of contemporary urban sites europan 4 1997
la ville sur la ville - die stadt über der stadt österreich + magyarország europan 4 1997


Reviews
MARK Magazin no. 31. apr/may 2011
A10 new european architecture /35 sep/oct 2010
arhitectura - revista uniunii arhitectilor din romania nr 71 - februarie 2009
a10 new european architecture /22 jul/aug 2008
era 21 more on architecture! - o architekture víc! 6 / 2008
baukultur fachzeitschrift für architekten und ingenieure 02 / 2005
casabella 726 rivista internazionale di architettura LXVIII ottobre 2004
archithese 5'01 revue thématique d'architecture 2001
piranesi middle european architectural magazin for the culture of environment no. 9.10 volume VII 1999
casabella 671 rivista internazionale di architettura LXIII ottobre 1999


Books
'japánkert' - the japanese garden and the national bonsai collection in budapest 2009
'nagyszikla' - the reconstruction and the extention of an artificial rock in budapest 2009

Awards

1997 Europan 4 runner up prize
1998 Piranesi Award, mentioned
1999 Budapest Architecture Award of Excellence, Certificate of Merit

2002 „Figyelő” Architectural Award, Certificate of Merit
2009 Mies van der Rohe Award – shortlisted project
2009 Premio Europeo di Architettura Ugo Rivolta – winner
2010 Brick Award 2010 – selected project
2010 Archdaily-The Building of the Year – Category Winner

Exhibitions

1991 Venice Biennial, student section
1992 Royal Academy, London, RIBA competition
1996 Graz, Europan 4
1996 Rome, Europan 4
1998 Almássy Palace (Hungarian Architects’ Association), Budapes, Hungary: Works
1998 Obalne galerije, Piran, Slovenia: Bonsai Pavilion
1999 Academy of Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany: BAUSTELLE:UNGARN (travelling exhibition): Bonsai Pavilion

2000 ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2000 TU Delft, The Netherlands
2000 College of Fine Arts, Stuttgart, Germany
2000 Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
2001 N&n Gallery, Budapest, Hungary: Gardens (Japanese garden, game warren, Night Garden, „Mindszentkálla, lot number 202.”)
2002 Obalne galerije, Piran, Slovenia: game warren on Margitsziget
2005 Emerging identities - east, Berlin - Pavilions for the Budapest Zoo
2009 Collegi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya, Barcelona - Premio Mies van der Rohe
2009 Fondazione Triennale di Milano - Premio Ugo Rivolta
2010 Cite de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine, Paris - Premio Mies van der Rohe
2010 Lichtenstein Palace, Wien – Brick Award 2010