January 22nd, 2012
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HUF 4 billion spa opens as last creation of famed Hungarian architect Makovecz

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Local officials of the city of Mako in south-east Hungary on Friday inaugurated a spa that was one of the last projects designed by the Kossuth Prize-winning architect Imre Makovecz before he died last September.

Makovecz was known for combining elements of organic architecture with Hungarian folk motifs. The Mako spa, true to form, is a dramatic cluster of domes leaning into and rising to a central pinnacle.

The local council won more than 1.5bn forints (EUR 4.43m) in grant money for the spa from the Southern Great Plain Regional Operative Programme, said mayor Peter Buzas. He added the spa employs a hundred people and generates employment for another 400-600 in related sectors.

The project worth of 4 billion forints (EUR 13.3m) is expected to attract 600,000-700,000 visitors this year.

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