The architects’ and designers’ presentation eve named Pecha Kucha was initiated in Tokyo and was adapted throughout the world. Dynamic presentations are given on completed or ongoing projects of architecture, fine arts, applied art or experimental project adhering to the internationally applied rules. One evening there are twelve presenters, 20 slides shown by each, 20 seconds per slide.
Since 2006 KÉK offers the opportunity for architects and designers to showcase their work. The program had 43 editions so far, with 6 evenings each year. We are constantly on the look for interesting projects and ideas, so do not hesitate to contact us!
Attila is an architect who wants to design not only buildings but the whole world. He is especially interested in the field where technology, culture and society meets and interacts. He envisions that webitics emerging in this liminal space will once replace the current political structures. He is cofounder and CEO of tech startup opp.io which aims to draft a new protocol for communication and collaboration. Before that, he was leading The Format Project at Kitchen Budapest, a research project on cultural and technological formats of cooperation. Attila never likes to be bored. He is addicted to coffee, large cities and the Internet.
He studied architecture at Budapest University of Technology and Ecomomics (BME), received his master degree in 2017. He has worked for private architecture studios as a designer and project manager. From 2012 he has been involved in several activities of Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Centre (KÉK): he is the leader of Pecha Kucha Night Budapest presentation event and Trust your Architect! roundtable conference series, but he had helped to carry out an exhibition and conference series about the Korean contemporary architecture in Hungary. His main interests are focused on the distressed areas of the urban environment and the effect of globalization on cities. Since graduation he has been a member of Urban Future Lab at the Department of Urban Planning and Design at BME, where he conducts a research project on Hungarian shrinking cities.
Architect and project manager, graduated in the Budapest University of Technology and Ecomomics Faculty of Architecture in 2016. Beside architecture her points of interest are activism, commnity buliding and methodology research for creation of social platforms realted to common local issues. She founded several bottom-up organisations focusing on education of contemporary architecture, urban and design questions, also she has 10 years of experience in this field. She joined the Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Center in 2007 as a volunteer, currently she is leading the Pecha Kucha Night Budapest presentation event and the DANUrB (Interreg - Danube Urban Brand) program. Recently she has been working as an architect in an urban planning projects and in the activities in KEK she has been focusing on fostering local comminities to participate in urban issues in regional and international scale.
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.
I'm a student at BME faculty of Architecture. Since 2009 I've been involved in the planing and coordination of various events and venues. I'm member of multiple university related student organisations and I've organised a number of events. Starting from 2012 I'm part of the Pecha Kucha Budapest team. At the center of my interest are the operation of self-organizing groups, community initiatives, architecture and exploration of architectural frontiers. Trough the event series of Pecha Kucha Night the organizing teams main challenge/goal is to make contemporary architectural design more comprehensive and gain wider awareness while involving other related professions.