The Chinese-Hungarian co-production exhibition will be on show from 8 to 22 of October in the building of the University of Debrecen, Faculty of Engineering. The content of the exhibition is made by the students and professors of the ECNU School of Desing and  experts of the Hudec Cultural Foundation. It will present the works of Hudec in our days Shanghai in photos and video interviews and essays plus the life story and cultural background of László Hudec. He arrived in Shanghai in 1918 and became the most employed architect of the city in 5 years, in 16 years he built the first skyscraper of Asia, the Park Hotel. This exhibition tells the story of how much is his architectural heritage is still a dominant part of the city and how strong is his influence on our days Shanghai. The rich family archives in Budapest were the basement and inspiration of the creative works holding a unique value for the Shanghai citizens by documenting the history of Shanghai. 


Opening: 8th of October, 3 PM

Location: the University of Debrecen, Faculty of Engineering

Address: 4028 Debrecen, Ótemető utca 2-4, grand floor


Opening speech: Tamás Szentirmai DLA (head of Architecture Department, University of Debrecen)


Welcoming speeches: Prof Dr Zoltán Szilvássy (rector of the University of Debrecen), Dr Habil Edit Szűcs (dean of Faculty of Engineering, University of Debrecen) Béla Pecsenye (director of Hajdú-Bihar County Chamber of Architects)


Guests of the opening ceremony: SHEN Yu ( Associate Professor, School of Design, ECNU ), LI Lingliang ( Lecturer in multimedia design, School of Design, ECNU), WEI Yong ( Secretary of the Party Committee and Vice Dean, School of Design, ECNU) 


curators: WEI Shanong (dean of School of Design, ECNU), Virág Csejdy and Ábel Szalontai (Hudec Cultural Foundation)

installation: Beatrix Radics (Hajdú-Bihar County Chamber of Architects)

partners: East China Normal University (ECNU), University of Debrecen, Faculty of Engineering, Hajdú-Bihar County Chamber of Architects



Supported by National Cultural Fund of Hungary 

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