17 February 2009

ing forward

Dózsa György Street / Budapest, Hungary
Architecturally, this is about as modern as it gets in Budapest. While socialism still has a strong grip on the mindset of the city, ING bank took a step forward with the design of its headquarters building across from Városliget City Park and the vast and empty Square of Heroes. The kinetic movement of the exterior glass, aluminum, and stainless steel components has served as an icon for a new era in Hungarian architecture.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Further reading...