Hungarian-owned company Napur Architect Ltd. has won the tender to design the new building of the Hungarian Etnography Museum, news agency MTI reported. The new museum will be established at the Ötvenhatosok tere near to the Heroes’ Square, the international jury of the Liget Project, a large-scale plan aimed at the complete renewal of the Hungarian capital’s City Park, announced.
The construction works are planned to be finished in 2019, providing an appropriate home for the museum that owns hundreds of thousands of valuable objects. Founded in 1882, the Ethnography Museum of Budapest is now located in a building built originally for the Ministry of Justice at the Kossuth Square, opposite the Hungarian Parliament.
via MTI; design photos: Napur Architect Ltd.