2015 09 11
Our project, currently under construction, received the Passivhaus-Institut certificate. It's among the first passive houses in Transylvania. Here's a related article in hungarian on the Think Outside the Box website.The PHPP calculations were done by Varga Szabolcs (V&V projekt) building energetics consultant.
2013 12 07
The first edition of the Transilvanian Architecture Biennale, (BATRA) featured two Blipsz projects: Bungalows in Odorheiu Secuiesc, and The Social Plant in Toplita which has won the first prize in the Public buildings category. It's theme, the conversion of a former heating plant into an integrated social center fitted well with the "generate, regenerate" concept of this edition of the biennale.
2013 09 25
"Beyond the City" (Dincolo de oraș) is an exposition and book published by Zeppelin about rural contemporary architecture in Romania. The project makes an analisys of the transformations and processes that define the current built environment in the countryside.
2013 05 28
Exposing East and Central European architecture is the aim of this project organized by Arhitext magazine. The international jury selected 98 projects from 21 countries.
2013 05 20
We were invited to a panel discussion at the launching event of the "Romanian Architecture in Details - Housing" book, published by Ozalid, held during the 2013 Architecture Days in Cluj.
2012 12 20
2012 12 14
BLIPSZ + ATELIER FKM 's project is presented among 14 other works from Romania in the first volume (Housing) from the upcoming series "Romanian Architecture in Details" published by Ozalid. The launching event will be held Monday 17/12/2012 in the Ion Mincu house in Bucharest.
2012 11 20
István Pásztor is an invited speaker at the International Architecture Conference "RIFF 2012" held at JW Marriott Grand Hotel Bucharest between the 19th and 20th of November. István will present in the "Roofs" section a lecture entitled "Microclimate, terrain and the lawn rolled up the roof"
2012 10 29
The latest issue (no. 225, September - October 2012) of Arhitext magazine features our Hajdo house project. Follow the link to browse through the pages.
2012 10 16
The 2012 Bucharest National Biannual Architecture Venue (BNAB) with almost 300 entries in 10 categories selected our project for on-site viewing and as a nominee for best public building. Check out our other entries as well: Hajdó house and Picnic in Concrete Fields.
2012 08 29
Romanian National Participation in the New Gallery of the Romanian Institute for Culture and Humanistic Research (Cannaregio, 2214 – 30121) at the 13th International Architecture Biennale Venice open until the 25th of November. HEAD UP! is a project by Atelier Mass.
2012 08 13
The latest issue of Zeppelin magazine introduces blipsz architecture. Three projects were selected for publishing: Hajdo house, the Heating Plant Conversion (currently under construction) and the Tourist Shelter Prototypes (Reception hut).
2012 08 06
Atelier Mass architecture studio curated the latest special issue of the Arhitext magazine, nr. 224, dealing with the concept of Soft Utopias. Our office was selected among 7 other young teams to develop a future vision in the Romanian context. You can find our project on page 83 - "The future will be green, anyhow"
2011 12 10
Blipsz / Atelier FKM applied with 2 projects for the 2011 OARTr (Romanian Architects' Chamber, Transilvania branch) bi-annual Prizes: the Reception Hut and Hajdó house, both in the "architecture < 1000 m²" category. To our great surprize, we have won the first prize in the category with the Reception Hut building.
2011 09 01
Area 3 / Blipsz was selected to meet the team of Umbauwerkstatt from Linz, AT first in Vienna on the 10th of June then in Cluj on the 31th of August during the Project Space workshop. The topic of the evenings was "vacancy" regarding post-industrial territory usage. Here you can download an article about the event appeared in the Wettbewerbe architecture periodical.
2011 05 20
blipsz! provides certified passive house design collaborating with DAC architecture, led by arh. Daniel C. Tăbăcaru, Certified Passive House Designer by the highly acclaimed Passive House Institute from Darmstadt, Germany.
2010 11 05
Together with our structural engineer collegues (VBS) we moved into a new office space and joined our forces. Thanks to the financial crisis you can find affordable apartments right in the center of the town. One of the main criteria was the available space to fit in a full size ping-pong table.
2010 02 16
An interview with Zsófia Kelemen and István Pásztor appeared in the online newspaper Transindex, presenting succesfull case studies of city branding in Barcelona, Zaragoza and Eindhoven.
2005 07 23
During our student years we had a visit from Hungarian architect friends. They made an interview with the young blipsz! team which later was published on the most important architecture site in Hungary, Epiteszforum.

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