“Involving foreign architects was a cornerstone for Othernity. It reaffirmed our conviction that our contemporaries, who have a similar cultural background but are not emotionally attached to specific locations, are able to come up with new, unprecedented proposals. [But] this can also be interpreted as a kind of critique of the genre of the national pavilion: we think that good solutions can only be expected by stepping beyond the usual national, political, and social boundaries.”

Újpalota Apartment Tower – photo: Dániel Dömölky

Read the full article of Calvert Journal here.