is the architect of the house (27 March, 1867, Budapest - 8 July, 1952, Budapest).
After studying in Budapest, from 1890 he continues his studies in Munich finishing them
in Berlin in 1891. Returning home, he is employed by the office of MiklósYbl. From 1894
he is running the planning office for designing the Ősbudavár Building Complex for the
Millenneum Exhibition - medieval houses on the area of the today's Amusement Park, in
the Városliget. Opening his own office in1896, he is planning apartment blocks and
villas for the wealthy.
He builds the first Art Nouveau style house, the Villa-Egger, on Városligeti fasor 24
(City Park Avenue) in 1901-1902. He starts planning for Béla Bedő in 1903, this is when
the Bedő House is built, on 3rd Honvéd Street, which is giving home today to the Hungarian
Secession House. Although while in Germany he becomes acquainted mainly with the Jugendstil
art, the French and Belgian Modern architecture and the Art Nouveau do not remain unknown
for him either. One of his most original works the Bedő House shows the influence of
Belgian architects Horta and Hankar, but is also influeneced by Hungarian patterns,
like the Zsolnay factory's majolicas.
works of art
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