Imre Makovecz’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

November 20, 1935

Death Date

Sep 27, 2011

Age of Death

75 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Budapest, Hungary



The architect Imre Makovecz died at the age of 75. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Founder of the Hungarian Academy of the Arts and proponent of organic architecture. The philosophy behind his design was anti-Communist; when Communism capsized in 1989, his design philosophy became a critique of globalization and corporate culture.

He studied at the Technical University of Budapest. He would become famous for the Cultural Center in Sárospatak, the Sports Hall in Visegrád, and the Community Center in Kakasd.

His work was examined and analyzed by author Edwin Heathcote in “Imre Makovecz: The Wings of the Soul,” from 1997.

He was born, raised, and died in Budapest. His father was a carpenter.

He was influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright, Rudolf Steiner, and traditional Hungarian art.