The House of Music underground space won a silver medal at the Blooloop Awards in the US. The permanent exhibition, Sound Dimensions, is a showcase of innovative solutions from the Creative Sound Space and the Sound Dome. It was awarded second place in the Creative Technology category of the Blooloop Innovation Awards, USA.
In October 2022, it won another prestigious international award: The 29th World Travel Awards – the Oscars of the global travel and tourism industry – named us Europe's Leading New Tourist Attraction, 2022 through a public vote. Thank you for your votes!
Photo.: László Puczkó - Guest Experience and Tourism Expert at Városliget Zrt., Graham Cooke - Founder and President of the World Travel Award
The House of Music Hungary has also captivated the American architectural community, winning the Architectural Design of the Year award from the Architecture MasterPrize, the most prestigious foreign architectural competition. This has not only made the House of Music Hungary the most awarded development in Hungary, but also one of the most recognised buildings in Europe and one of the best overseas.
This year it won the special prize at the 13th Portfolio Property Awards. At the event, the 8-member jury ranked it the most outstanding and influential real estate project of 2022, and Sou Fujimoto's creation was the only one to receive a special prize.
Photo credit: Property Awards: Mónus Márton/Portfolio
Another prestigious award for the House of Music Hungary came from one of the most important property trade fairs in Germany. The Iconic Award, awarded from the German Design Council, was presented at a ceremony at Expo Real in Munich. The House of Music Hungary, designed by Sou Fujimoto, has thus been ranked among the world's top buildings at two of the most prestigious real estate trade fairs.
The photo of the House of Music Hungary by György Palkó won on the Architecture Photography of the Year 2022 at the prestigious Loop Design Awards photo competition.
"My goal was to highlight the nature-like design, and the complexity of the structure. It was one of the highlight of my career to photograph such a unique building."
Photo: György Palkó
In the autumn of 2020, the House of Music Hungary won the award for "The World's Best Real Estate Development for Music" at the Music Cities Awards in the USA. The building was ranked in the top three in its category as the best European development and won the top prize in the "Best Use of Music in Property Development/Real Estate" category.
The House of Music Hungary won the Grand Jury Prize at the MIPIM in Cannes, "#real estate Oscars," the world's largest and most prestigious real estate exhibition! The moment when an international professional jury put the House of Music Hungary at the forefront of a field of the world's best buildings, unanimously voting to award it the Jury's Grand Prize was truly historic.
In December 2019, The House of Music Hungary was named "Europe's Best Public Building" for the first time, and then won the "Best International Public Building" award at the one of the most prestigious international property competitions, the International Property Awards.
Time out magazine named the House of Music Hungary as the world’s 2nd most exciting venue on its list of must-see cultural venues for 2022.
CNN and the World Architecture Community (WAC) named it as one of the most anticipated new buildings of 2021.