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
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