The German Center for architecture (DAZ) exhibition’s named „Emerging Identities – EAST!“ presented an architectural journey through contemporary built culture of the Central and Eastern European cities of the European Union. Emerging Identities: through the common language of built space trends, positions, planning goals and cultural developments of a country become readable.
The exhibiton focused on the driving forces and protagonists of new architecture - more than 90 young architects and their offices had been introduced - in Europe’s East from Berlin to Tallinn and Ljubljana. It is, for instance, not only the new public buildings, but far more the many small built interventions that represent current cultural tendencies in those cities. It is the young, not yet internationally published architects that develop projects out of their own initiative and idealism that define the emerging architectural scene. 30 of these built projects was presented and explored in detail in the exhibition.
Founding member and curator of KÉK, she participates in its activities from the begining 2005. Educated as a cultural manager, interior designer and financial accountant. In KÉK she responsible for the operational and financial management of the Foundation. She believes in built environmental education, helped start the ArchiKids Festival Budapest, and is heading the Community gardens program. With her organizational, financial and problem-solving skills she leading KÉK’s operative and financial functioning. She regards social and environmental issues as inherently interrelated, and believes that active local communities may bring about fundamental changes in Hungary, while they learn about cooperation, solidarity and new forms of trust. With her activity in adaptation of methodology, legal background and models of community gardening to the Hungarian environment in the frame of the Community gardens program since 2010 she became a significant actor and expert of community gardening movement in Hungary.