Katharina Roters

Collection by 遥 宮下

遥 宮下
Visual artist Katharina Roters has spent over a decade documenting the abstract patterns painted onto post-war homes in Hungary. These structures are coloquially nicknamed Magyar Kocka or“Hungarian. Create Picture, Constructivism, Cozy Place, Paint Cans, Painting Patterns, Business Design, House Painting, Architecture, Mind Blown

Hungarian Cubes: photographs of post-war houses by Katharina Roters

Katharina Roters has produced photographs documenting the ornamental patterns added to standardised dwellings in Hungary as an expression of individuality.

Hungarian Cubes: Subversive Ornaments In Socialism Small Buildings, Amazing Buildings, Beautiful Architecture, Architecture Details, Create Picture, Tiny House Cabin, Inside Outside, Shape And Form, Mind Blown

These Hungarian Cube Houses Are Mind Blowing

The Hungarian Cube (Magyar kocka) or Kádár-kocka (Kadar Cube) is named after János Kádár, the Communist leader of Hungary between 1956 and 1988. It's a standardized type of residential house built in Hungary after WWII. There are still tens of thousands of them left, and people have personalized them in gorgeous ways.

In the village of Kaposvár-Toponár. Visual artist Katharina Roters has spent the last ten years documenting the abstract patterns decorating anonymous post-war house facades in Hungary, which are collectively nicknamed Magyar Kocka or “Hungarian Cubes”. Unusual Buildings, Geometric Decor, Facade House, House Facades, Cozy Place, Cuba, Gazebo, Shed, Backyard

How Hungary's Painted Homes Rebelled Against the Socialist System

As a reaction to the bleak uniformity of suburban housing in post-war Hungary, many homeowners painted their houses in vibrant designs.

The Magyar Kocka , or Hungarian Cube, is a standardized type of residential house in Hungary. Cubes, Craft From Waste Material, Create Picture, Toy House, House Built, Little Boxes, Art Of Living, Mind Blown, Shed

Katharina Roters - Hungarian Cubes

The Magyar Kocka , or Hungarian Cube, is a standardized type of residential house in Hungary...

Photographer Katharina Roters spends one year documenting the "Hungarian Cube" and this is the result: "The Magyar Kocka, or Hungarian. Cafe India, Images Of Sun, Building Design, Amazing Art, Gazebo, Architecture Design, Shed, Marvel, Exterior

Dark Silence In Suburbia

Katharina Roters From Hungarian Cubes In Hungarian Cubes, Roters documents those countryside row houses during Kádár’s reign, after residents started freewheeling with colors and shapes to make it so...