Dénes Györgyi - Career

Career

Gyorgyi began studying architecture at the Budapest Joseph Technical University, where he met his slightly older contemporary Károly Kós. Together they formed a unique partnership and, most significantly, they built the Városmajor Street school in Budapest.

On his own, Györgyi designed the Hangya Associated Office building (1920) and many other schools and public buildings in regional cities, for example the Copf-style Deri Museum in Debrecen. He also designed numerous pavilions for world fairs: Barcelona (1929), the Brussels International Exposition (1935), and the Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne (1937). He designed the Electricity Works at Budapest's Székesfőváros (1926–1938), which incorporated art deco and modernist elements.

In 1945, Györgyi lost his only son and his last work was to be competed 3 years later, a primary school at Balatonalmádi where he lived his final years. He briefly became involved in the Hungarian People's Republic offices of State Planning during the 1950s, but illness prevented this from continuing. Györgyi died in Balatonalmádi. His collaborator Kós considered him "One of the outstanding architects in Hungary of that sorrowful and dark period between the wars".

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