"I believe that the original intention
of our architecture was to create an architectural connection
between the sky and the earth, a connection which enlightens
an expresses man's movement and position, to create a magic,
weaving an invisible spell on its surroundings.
We try to summon up the architecture of a mythical era.
Our aim is to counteract the subsensible spell of technical
civilization using supersensible imaginative power."
Imre Makovecz 1985
Here's some pictures of the work of Hungarian architect Imre
Makovecz. All quotes in the following are by Imre Makovecz,
not always spoken in relation to the buildings by which they
Text and photos from the following books and magazines have
Architectural Monographs: No 47;
Imre Makovecz, The Wings of the Soul
Edwin Heatcote (Academy Editions 1997, Great Britain)
Seeking Structure from Nature, The
Organic Architecture of Hungary
Jeffrey Cook (Birkhäuser 1996, Switzerland)
Balder No 3/4 1990
(Balders Förlag 1990, Sweden).