Imre Makovecz

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Birthday
20, 1935
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Sep 27, 2011 (75)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1935
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Sep 27, 2011 (75)

About

Founder of the Hungarian Academy of the Arts and proponent of organic architecture. The philosophy behind his design was anti-Communist; when Communism capsized in 1989, his design philosophy became a critique of globalization and corporate culture.

Before Fame

He studied at the Technical University of Budapest. He would become famous for the Cultural Center in Sárospatak, the Sports Hall in Visegrád, and the Community Center in Kakasd.

Trivia

His work was examined and analyzed by author Edwin Heathcote in "Imre Makovecz: The Wings of the Soul," from 1997.

Family Life

He was born, raised, and died in Budapest. His father was a carpenter.

Associated With

He was influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright, Rudolf Steiner, and traditional Hungarian art.