Future of a castle

Gyalu, Romania

2016

Interdisciplinary teams developed future scenarios for the reconstruction of the ​Rákóczi-Bánffy castle which was built in the 15th century.

The challenge we worked on

As part of the Castle in Transylvania program that aims at undertaking the necessary preventive interventions to maintain the status quo and the revitalization of castles and manors Holis was invited to rethink the functions of the Rákóczi-Bánffy castle.

What are the results

The future scenarios and development plans were used by the owner of the castle to apply for a grant in order to get funding for the reconstruction.

The projects were delivered by people who cared

Organiser

Maxim Dedushkov

Interdisciplinary Designer

Maxim is kind of designer, kind of entreprenuer. He is the founder of Holis. He also founded many other things. Some of them are still running. That makes him happy. Waste makes him angry. He also works as a consultant in social innovation, design, collective intelligence and management in general.

Organiser

Eszter Bircsák

Co-founder and Food Curator

Eszter is a curator and cultural mediator who is interested in CEE regional creative industry and local movements. She is the co-founder of Holis and was part of the team until 2019.

Facilitator

Dávid Smiló

Architect at Paradigma Ariadné

Architect, writer, critic and co-founder of paradigma:ariadné. He studied architecture at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and at the West Hungarian University. He is a former president of Budapest Architecture Student Studio and author of dozen essays, studies and articles in the topic of architecture, urbanism and politics. In his architecture related works he always collaborate with artist, designers and urban thinkers.

Facilitator

Marton Szabo

Strategic advisor @ Mito, co-founder, executive director @ Koin.

Facilitator

Panni Pais

Co-founder of Cellux Group, designer.

Facilitator

Tomi Koltai

Biologist

Tomi is a biologist from Hungary. He's been always interested in green area development: how to bring back nature to daily life, be it our work environment or our personal every day life. Green walls, community gardens, historical gardens, agroinnovation just to mention some fields of experience he's participated during the last years.

Participants

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Visual communication
Adrienn Gréta Schönberg
Romania
Alpár Rácz
Romania
Singer
Andrea Vâță-Diénes
Romania
Ecology
Anikó Bakos
Romania
Preservation of Cultural and Architectural Heritage
Anna Regina Enyedi
Romania
Architect
Attila Ágoston
Romania
Art history
Beáta Bordás
Romania
Architect
Beáta Bartha
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Philosophy
Bence Makkai
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Communication and PR
Boglárka Andrea Székely
Romania
Urbanism
Emese Burista
Louvain, Belgium
Biology
Enikő Molnár
Romania
Biotechnology
Ervin Molnár
Romania
Painter
Fruzsina Lilla Kovács
Romania
Cinematography
Hanna Demes
Romania
Graphic design
Hermina Csala
Romania
Sociology
Izabella Buzogány
Bristol, UK
Brand manager
Júlia Eszter Ürmösi
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Kata Salamon
Romania
Krisztián Kárász
Romania
Google Ads Specialist at Majorel
Lóránt Korodi-Vass
Romania
Project manager
Magdolna Györgyei Szabó
Hungary
Project engineer
Melánia Gál-Joó
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Landscape architect
Orsolya Petra Kristófi
Romania
Folklore studies
Réka Kováts
Romania
Tourism & marketing
Rozália Margit Kis
Romania
Sándor Filep
Romania
Communication & PR
Sarolta Lapohos
Romania
Art history
Sarolta Bíró
Romania
Folklore & Anthropology
Szabolcs Oláh
Romania
Urbanism
Szabolcs Jakab
Romania
Dentist
Szidónia Krisztina Veress
Romania
Tourism & Hospitality
Szilvia Popa
Romania
Art history
Tímea Anna Rázmán
Romania
Cultural heritage
Viktória Adrienn Barzsuly
Romania
Art history
Villő Szekeres-Ugron
Romania
Viola
Zsolt Péter
Romania
Building rehabilitation
Zsolt Tamás Konrád
Romania
International studies
Zsuzsa Gerbera Tallodi
Romania

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