György Fazakas

György Fazakas

Lead architect

Company: Fazakas Architects LLC


FAZAKAS  GYÖRGY

MSC. ARCHITECT, PRINCIPAL IN CHARGE OF DESIGN, 
PRESIDENT AND CEO OF FAZAKAS ARCHITECTS LLC


REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS


2017    Panorama glass elevators for Erste Headquarter
Client: Erste Bank
2017-    BOE Office building Budapart 
35.000 sqm General architectural design 
Client: Property Market Group
2016-2017    Hungarian Academy of Arts Head Office 
Conceptual Plan, Building Permission and Construction Documentation
Client: Hungarian Academy of Arts, under construction
2015    Historical building revitalization of Southern Klotild Palace 14 000 sqm
Conceptual Plan
Client: Melis Investment Kft. 
2015-2017    Rózsadomb Apartments
Client: Nostratech Focus Kft. 
completed
2015-    MEDIHOTEL, Balatonfüred 2000 sqm
Client: E 55 Tanácsadó Kft.
under construction
2014-    Csontváry Museum 4200 sqm 
Client: Liget Ltd. (on hold)
2013-2015    Historical building revitalization for Hungarian State Treasuries
(Salgótarján and Nyíregyháza Head Offices) 
2012-    Bin Jiang City Waterfront Development Putian, China  500.000 sqm
Client: Antel Group (local architect: Sanghai Architectural Institute and Research)
2012-    OLIMPIC SAILING CENTER AND WELLNESS HOTEL, Balatonfüred  17.000 sqm
Client: KIM 
2011-    Commercial Center, Tatarstan 180.000 sqm
Client: PromStroyInvest Ltd.
2011-    „Mulan Stream” Project World Class Grand Commercial District, China  510.000 sqm
Client: Antel Group
2007-    SHANGRI-LA RESORT AND SPA, SEYCHELLES SIX-STAR „ECO” RESORT 23 hectares 
99 unique buildings on Long Island in the St. Anne Marine National Park 
Under construction
2008-2009    CENTRAL HILTON, MOSCOW 40.000 sqm (Project: on hold)
Client: Patero Ltd. 
2002-2009    Vörösmarty No.1 Multifunctional Building 30.000 sqm
Completion: 2008 
Client: ING Real Estate Development Hungary Ltd.
FIABCI PRIX D’EXCELLENCE AWARD 2010 (“Oscar” of real estate development)  
Special award of National Federation of Hungarian Contractors 2009
2006-2010    “LEPKE” APARTMENTS  (14 high-end apts.), Budapest 
Completion: 2009
Client: Óbuda FM Partners Kft.
2007-2009    Podgorica New City Center, (Montenegro) 100.000 sqm (concept design)
Client: TriGránit Group  
2007-2009    Pearl Plage, Ulcinj, (Montenegro) 13 km long resort 
Masterplan, concept design 
Client: TriGránit Group  
2004-2006    Vodafone Office Building, Budapest 32.000 sqm
Completion: 2006
Client: TriGránit Group
Construction Industry Award 2007

 

2002-2006    Erste Bank Head Office 40.000 sqm 
Completion: 2006
Budapest, XIII. District, Népfürdő street 24-26.
Client: Universale Wien, Immofinanz 
2002-2007    Duna Tower Office Building: Budapest 43.000 sqm
Completion: 2007
Client: Real4You Ltd. Linz 
2002-2008
    Multifunctional Building, Budapest, South Danube City Center, 53.000 sqm 
(building permit granted)
Client: TriGránit Group 
2000-2001    Millennium City Center Budapest, 
Masterplan together with Dr. Finta József Architect
Client: TriGránit Group
1997-1998    ING Bank Branch Office Prototype Design
Client: ING Bank
1993-96    Hungarian Foreign Trade Bank Head Office, Budapest: 38.000 sqm
Completion: 1996
Client: MKB Hungarian Foreign Trade Bank
Construction Industry Award 1997
1993    MKB Bank Branch Office, Veszprém
Completion: 1994
Client: MKB ZRt. 
1989-94    HOTEL GRESHAM PALACE Budapest, 26.000 sqm (completed)
Concept design, building permission documentation (granted)
Client: Oberoi - HungarHotels. 
Oberoi transferred the project to the company Gresco, who acquired the construction documentation from other companies and completed the project in 2003 as a Four Seasons Hotel.
1990-91    GUNDEL RESTAURANT Budapest, 10.000 sqm 
Client: Ronald Lauder and George Láng 
Completion: 1992 (winner of several international awards)
1986-92    Mr. György Fazakas worked with Emery Roth & Sons P.C Architects from 1986 till 1992. As one of the winners of a competition organized by the American Institute of Architects he started his practice as an exchange visitor architect. Later Mr. Fazakas became the Director of Central European Operation of the firm and in 1989 he became the managing director of the newly co-founded joint venture in Hungary until 1992, when he established his own professional architectural design studio.
1986-92    Fifth Avenue 565 N.Y.N.Y., Office Building: 50.000 sqm (completed) 
Design director: Roy Gee
1633 Paramount Tower winter-garden Broadway 
Together with Robert Sobel and Roy Gee
Conceptual Design for 10 new hotels for Budapest
(RITZ CARLTON, REGENT, CONRAD HILTON and others) 
Client: Hungarian Hotel Association
1978-1986    Associate Professor of Public Building Design Department of Faculty of Architecture, Technical University of Budapest
1979-1981    Bartók Béla Memorial House, Budapest, II. District, Csalán street 29., 600 sqm
Completion: 1981
Client: City of Budapest 
1976-78    Junior Designer at Lakóterv Architectural Company
    
COMPETITIONS
20 successful competitions, many preliminary design studies.

EXHIBITIONS
2006    Triennale Milano
1989    Budapest Castle, Szentháromság tér 1.
10 Hotel Conceptual Design for Budapest
(together with Dr. Finta József and Nagy Béla)
1984    Budavári Palota – „Young Hungarian Architects 1984” (together with Judit Osskó)
1984    King Street Gallery, Bristol, Great Britain
9 Hungarian Architects
1983    Masterschool Exhibition, Budapest Galéria
1978    Pompidou Center Paris, International Theatre Competition Award Winners (OISTT)

EDUCATION
1980-92    Masterschool of the Union of Hungarian Architects
1971-76    Msc. Architect, Faculty of Architecture, Technical University Budapest 
(Diploma Award: 1st price)

REGISTRATION, LICENCE
1988    Registered Leading Architect, É-1 01-0891

FAMILY STATUS
Married: Beatrix Csák, Architect; Children: György, Nikoletta, Szilvia

ACTIVITY IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
2014-    Member of the UIA Professional Practice Commission
2014-2016    Head of the Foreign Affairs’ Committee of the Union of Hungarian Architects
2013-    Executive Board Member of the Cluster of Hungarian General Architects and Consultant Engineers
2011-2013    Member of the Architectural Jury of City of Budapest
2002-    Member of the National Architectural Jury 
1998-2002    Architectural Council of Europe, Hungarian Representative
1997-2002    President of the Foreign Affairs’ Committee of the Hungarian Chamber of Architects
1999-2002    Member of the Board of the Hungarian Chamber of Architects
1995-1998    Member of the Architectural Jury of the Municipality of Budapest
1983-1986    Member of the Board of the Club Committee of the Union of Hungarian Architects
Head of the Studio of Young Architects (Union of Hungarian Architects)
1978-1986    Associate Professor of Public Building Design Department of Faculty of Architecture, Technical University of Budapest
1977-    Member of the Union of Hungarian Architects