Ressort architecture at Lake Balaton, Hungary Maria BOŞTENARU DAN researcher
Balatonfüred• a resort, considered to bet he capital of the Northern shore of Lake Balaton• the oldest resort of the Balaton shore• first timber and stone buildings existed in 1722 already• started to develop in the 1800s, during the Reform
Balatonfüred• private villas of politicians and artists started to be built after 1848• most known for its mineral waters and the Mediteranean climate• listed buildings from the middle of the 18th and the 19th centuries in its old cure part along the railway
Balatonfüred – Horvath villa (1795-1798)• Füred was already in fashion at the end of the XVIIIth century• Copf style, the biggest in this style in the Balaton region• 1825 here was hold the first Anna ball• It needs today some restoration
Balatonfüred – Anna bál• Event: the Anna bál with its beauty contest.• The first ball was organised in 1846 by János Horváth in honour of his daughter, Anna Krisztina.• It became tradition.• In 2005 it took place for the 180th time.
Balatonfüred – Jókai villa (writer)1870• The writer wrote in his villa here the novel „The gold man“, a part of which takes place on the Balaton shore.• The building was 20 years the property of Jókai• The building is today a museum.
Balatonfüred – Huray villas (1868)• On one of the most beautiful sites, opposite to the round church• Two houses, both monuments• Romantic style, typical for the 1860s• Covered terrace• Rich ornaments
Balatonfüred – Széchényi castle(1781-1782)• Considered to the model of the castle of Timar Mihály in „The gold man“ of Jókai Mór• Barock style, which was then in fashion• 1871 transformations, becomes eclectic features, the balcony is built then, with two stone columns, which retain their beauty today.
Balatonfüred – Gombás kúria (2ndhalf of the XVIIIth century)
Balatonfüred – Gombás kúria (2ndhalf of the XVIIIth century)• Late barock or Copf (Zopf) style• The Zopf style is a German style, late barock or early classicism as transition between rococo and classicism, 1760 till 1790.• Typical for the Balaton region, especially for Füred, a beloved place of the aristocracy
Balatonalmádi• a historic resort on the Northern shore of the Lake Balaton in Hungary.• renowned resort from the begin of the 20th century, recognised as such in 1961.• surrounded by hills at the West and the North.• The construction type is characteristic for the region, often red sandstone is used, since this can be found here. In the historic centre a few of this buildings can still be found. The most of them, however, don´t exist today anymore.