Árpád Kovács

1974, Budapest
Landscape Architect /K 01 5235/
Founding Member, Head Designer

Árpád Kovács, born in 1974 in Budapest (Hungary), studied landscape architecture at Szent István University. In 2000 he has co-founded with six fellow friends their office Újirány Group, which practise aims to reflect on new urban challenges drawn up by the ever changing world around us and to set up new directions and possibilities of development. He has taken part in landscape architectural and spatial planning tenders, workshops since 2000 and to broad his professional experience he worked in Raphia Studio in Paris (2003) and Land-A Studio in Budapest (2004).


1994-2002 – Szent István University – Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Conservation and

Development: Landscape Architect

Dissertation:  green surface development of framed block of houses and concept plan of an  inner park with community function in Lágymányos, Budapest

Employment History:

2005-present – Újirány Tájépítész Kft. / New Directions Landscape Architects Ltd.

2004-2005 – Land-A Studio, Budapest

2003 – Raphia Studio in Paris, Budapest

2000-2006 – Új Irány KKt.

Main realized works:

2019 – Adyliget Community Park, Budapest, Hungary

2019 – Holdudvar Community Park, Budapest, Hungary

2018 – Traffic Education Park - Fenyves Park, Budapest, Hungary

2015 – Teen skate park - Budapest, Hungary

2014 – Teleki Square Community Park Budapest, Hungary

2012 – Jászberény ‘s Central Kindergarten, Jászberény, Hungary

2012 – Tornyai János Cultural Urban Rehabilitation Program, Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary

2011 – Cultural Quarter of Zsolnay - Southern part, Pécs, Hungary

2009 – Spirál Office Gardens, Budapest, Hungary

2006/10 – Pollmap, The Interactive Mapping Project, Budapest, Szeged, Győr, Ajka Hungary

2001 – Millenary Park, Budapest, Hungary


2015 – Landscape Architect of the Year 2015: Újirány Landscape Architects Ltd.

2013 – Order of the Knights Cross of the Republic of Hungary

2003 – Europa Nostra Award for the Millenary Park