József ŐRFI • Architect

JÓZSEF ŐRFI

Architect

A student of Imre Makovecz, Architect Blogger, Theologist, Flooring Man.
He studied architecture and theology in Vienna and Budapest.

Initially, he gained his experience in the world of architecture through planning and actually building small sacred spaces and his own family house.
His family house (House No. 01) was awarded with several professional and public choice awards.
He regards each of his architectural projects as a unique and personal commitment of his. His buildings are inseparable from the persons who have invoked them and the characteristics of the environment they are embedded in.

CURRICULUM VITAE

2009 – 2012 Technische Universität Wien
Master of Science in Architecture
Vienna

2004 – 2008 The Journeyman School of Károly Kós Association
Budapest-Debrecen
Recommended architect designer

2001 – 2005 Szent István University, Ybl Miklós Faculty of Architecture
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering
Budapest

1996 – 2001 Pázmány Péter Catholic University Faculty of Theology
Roman Catholic Religion Teacher
Budapest

2014/07 – Architecture planning

2014/03 – Construction manager in charge, technical supervisor

2014/07 – Chamber of Hungarian Architects

2017/12 – Association of Hungarian Architects

2014 – ÉGIGÉRŐ Architect Workshop Ltd.
Architect, owner

2015/04 – 2016/12  City of Piliscsaba, Chief Architect

2011/09 – 2014 /05 Ministry of Public Administration and Justice
Monthly journal of Hungarian Public Service ‘Közszolgálat’, Editor-Journalist

2004/09 – 2008/09 Károly Kós Association
Assistant Designer, Draughtsman
2006/03 – 2007/03 As a student of Imre Makovecz
Masters: Ágnes Kravár, Attila Kőszeghy, László Sáros, Imre Makovecz, András Krizsán

2019 Kétvölgy – „House No. 03”

2019 Bálványos – Spiritual Centre

2017 House of the Painter Woman

2017 Piliscsaba – „House No. 02”

2016 Piliscsaba – „Babakert” Urban Crèche

2014 – 2017 Piliscsaba – „House No 01” Family House ‘ŐRFI’ – planning and building

2010 Gyimesfelsőlok – St. Benedict Chapel – planning

2009 Szeleste – St. Joseph Chapel – planning and building

2007 Kállósemjén – Greek Catholic funeral home – planning and building

2006 Pilisszántó – Boldogasszony Chapel – planning with Imre Makovecz and building

2017/11 MEDIA ARCHITECTURE PRIZE (MAP) 2017
First Prize
Europa Design Special Award
INDEX.HU Public Award

2017 Visegrad Four (V4) Family Houses Award

2018 Highlights of Hungary Award

2019 BIG SEE ARCHITECTURE AWARD

2007 The Journeyman School of Károly Kós Assotiation
Greek Catholic Funeral Home design contest, First Prize

2014/11 The Complete Works of Miklós YBL (‘YBL Összes’)
Architectural descripitons of Miklós Ybl’s 113 architectural creations
Co-Authors: Zsófia Viczián (contemporary history), Csilla Halász (press history), Sára Timár (photography)

2011/09 – 2016/06 MNO – Magyar Nemzet Online ’Égigérő’ Architect Blog

2007/06 – 2016/06 Heti Válasz – Architéka – Architecture Critic

A10 Magazine | View

OCTOGON Magazine | View

Hungarian Art of Architecture Magazine | View

Architect Forum – Folk architecture 2.0 | View

HACKING THE BUILDER DEPOT

HACKING THE BUILDER DEPOT

Time, creativity and individual effort were not an issue – money was. The architect owner was mastering all sorts of skills way beyond the drawing board, to save cost, and not to compromise on architectural sophistication. And just as a byproduct of his laborious journey, he came up with ingenious solutions that grab the essence of building contemporary.