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Tue, 27 Jun



Barn conversion, village view and cultural landscapes

The Agri-Cultura-Natura Transylvaniae Association and the Országépítő Károly Kós Association organize a conference on barn conversions. We recommend it for architects, barn conversion specialists and building owners. Registration required!

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Barn conversion, village view and cultural landscapes
Barn conversion, village view and cultural landscapes

Time & Location

27 Jun 2023, 09:00 – 29 Jun 2023, 19:00

Csíkdelne, Fő utca 198, Csíkdelne 537231, Románia

About the event

The planned program of the conference


TUESDAY, June 27, 2023


9.00 Csaba Ferencz, mayor - Welcome

9.20 Sándor Cecília – The Cultural Barn and Fairy Garden program of the Hungarian government

9.40 Gergely Rodics, barn owner, rural development specialist - Village view protection program in the Pogány-Havas region and beyond

10.00 Miklós Köllő, architect - The problem of large-scale buildings in the Székely cultural landscape. Tradinnovation and resilience.


10.20 Coffee break


11.00 Zoltán Tóth, architect of PajtaKult - Barn metamorphosis-PajtaKult

11.20 Réka Várallyay, art historian, university professor - The meeting of fine arts and architecture in the 20th century

11.40 Győző Esztány, architect - The architectural scene of the barn in Székelyföld

12.00 Eliška Turanská, architect - Barn conversions in Slovakia - my perspective




14.00 Antony Gall, architect - The barn movement in the light of the agricultural architecture of Károly Kós and Gábor Reischl

14.20 József Bányász, modern peasant farmer - What can a barn offer to a modern farmer? (a holistic approach from the perspective of a 21st century peasant)

14.40 Ákos Klein, biologist - The care of building-dwelling endangered animal species during reconstruction


15.00 Coffee break


15.40 Gergő Radev, architect - traditional construction technologies today

16.00 Csaba Müller, architect - Three barn conversions in Kalotaszeg

16.20 Mónika Pakot, community developer - Inherited living space - barn and garden - reinterpretation and housing



7 p.m. Concert of guitarist and singer Benő Szilveszter


WEDNESDAY June 28, 2023


Barn conversions in Csík, Gyimes and Szentegyháza. Visiting five barns that have been converted or are currently being converted. Our hosts are the barn owners.




Participation is subject to prior registration in order to be able to provide seating and lunch for all participants. Registration is possible by sending an email to or by calling +40 746 316 683. To register, please include the name, email address and phone number of the participant(s) in the message. Also indicate special dietary requirements.

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