Liget Budapest – Introducing the New National Gallery

Liget Budapest

As part of the Liget Budapest Project, the New National Gallery will be constructed based on the designs of Pritzker Prize-winning architects SANAA (Sejima and Nishizawa and Associates) on the former site of the Petőfi Csarnok concert venue. The architects of the new museum were selected following an international tender process. For the winning design, the Japanese architects envisioned an interactive and welcoming, yet modern 21st century building to occupy the Városliget. The Japanese firm already has a number of outstanding museum buildings to its name, including the new Louvre Museum in Lens and the New Contemporary Art Museum in New York. Continue reading SANAA


Philip Johnson

Open Space | The Glass House . 1949

Open Space

The Glass House is an iconic Modernist masterpiece located in New Canaan, Connecticut. Designed and constructed in 1949 by the renowned American architect Philip Johnson, this striking structure is celebrated for its minimalist and transparent design. The house consists of a single-story glass pavilion with no interior walls, providing unobstructed views of the surrounding landscape and blurring the boundaries between interior and exterior spaces. The use of large glass panels, steel columns, and a flat roof creates a seamless connection with nature and a sense of openness. Continue reading Philip Johnson