Ekler Architect

United Kingdom

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Ekler Architect
Ekler Architect
Ekler Architect

After graduating with a degree in architecture, he studied urban sociology and worked with his mentor, Imre Makovecz, for several years. In 1991 he opened his own architectural office. He has taught at the Hungarian Academy of Applied Arts and at the Department of Urban Design, Budapest University of Technology. He is a university professor at the István Széchenyi University in Győr. From 2000 to 2012 he was a member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts. He has won recognition both in Hungary and abroad with awards such as the Piranesi Award (1989), the Palladio Award (1991), the Ybl Award (1994) and the Prima Award (2003). In 1999 he obtained a DLA Masters Degree, and earned habilitation in 2005. He has presented at numerous architectural conventions and exhibited his work in collective and individual exhibitions. His articles often appear in Hungarian and foreign publications. He participated in Alessi’s Tea and Coffee Towers project as an invited architect, and designed porcelain coffee and tea cups for serial production. His most significant works include the Folk Art Camp at Nagykálló Harangod (1986-1991), the buildings of Kaposvár University (1988), the Disznókő Rt. and Hilltop Rt. wineries (1993-1995), Margit Palace office buildings, Budapest (2000), Terrapark office buildings, Budaörs (2001), Pécel Primary School (2002), Goethe Institute building, Budapest (2002), Krisztina Palace office building, Budapest (2005), Eszterháza Reception Building, Fertőd (2007-2012), Szent Ilona Winery and Kreinbacher Champagne Maturing Facility, Somló (2006-2014), and the Pécsinger Winery, Győrújbarát (2013). His book, Man and His House, was published in 2000.