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Marcel Breuer Doctoral School of Architecture
University of Pécs
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

Prof. Dr. Bálint Bachmann DLA habil.
Prof. Dr. Bálint Bachmann DLA habil.
Prof. Dr. Bálint Bachmann DLA habil.
Full Professor
Professional CV

    Prof. Dr. habil. Bálint BACHMANN

Professor at University of Pécs (UP), Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, Institute of Architecture

Academic Degree:

Place and Date of Birth:

Pécs, 13th November 1970


1. Professional Experience

09.2013-    Full Professor at Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology of the University of Pécs (PTE-MIK)
Dean of PTE-MIK, Director of Institute of Architecture
Associate Professor at PTE-PMMIK
Assistant Professor at Pollack Mihály Faculty of Engineering of UP
Assistant at Pollack Mihály Faculty of Engineering of UP
Archiect at Bachman & Bachmann Architects’ Office, Hungary
05.-09.1998 and

Architect at Pálffy & Associates in Tokyo, Japan
Assistant at Janus Pannonius University of Pécs, Department of Architectural design
09.1996- 04.1998
Architect at Pécsi NIDUS Prefabricated Housing Ltd.
02.1995- 01.1996
Architect at Gassler Architekten in Zwickau, Germany

2. Diplomas

30.10.1999               Diplom in Architecture, Janus Pannonius University of Pécs,Pollack Mihály Faculty of Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Architect, Fachochschule Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany

3. Academic Degrees

01.09.2013               Full Professor at the Universty of Pécs
Habilitation (Dr. habil), University of Pécs
Degree of Liberal Arts (DLA), University of Pécs, Marcel Breuer Doctoral School

4. Foreign Language Skills

Hungarian as mother tongue
fluent in German
fluent in English

5. Positions

07. 2012-     Director of Institute of Architecture at University of Pécs
01. 2009-
ean of Pollack Mihály Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology of UP
01. 2009-01.2013.
Department Leader of Building Materials, Geotecnics and Road Costructions

Scientific Research, Architectural Design, Higher Education Experience

Most Important Publications:

1 B. Bachmann (Chef-editor): Spacemaker (2014)
2 B. Bachmann: 13. La Biennale di Venezia Hungarion Pavillion’s Curator (2012) (independent citations: 32)
3 B. Bachmann (Chief-editor): Marcel Breuer Doctoral School ’06-’11 (2012)
4 B. Bachmann, Z. Bachman, Gy. Stocker, Á. Hutter, Cs. Rohoska, T. Molnár, Á. Borsos, K. Szösz: University of Pécs Szentágothai Research Centre (2012) (independent citations: 4)
5 Z. Bachman , B. Bachmann, Cs. Rohoska, K. Szösz: Refurbishment of Rókus Promenade, In: Krisztina Somogyi (Editor): Köz_Tér_Köz Space_Public: Pécs 2010 European Capitol of Culture: Architectural Competitions, Public Investments, Budapest: Hungarofest, 2010. pp. 254-261.
6 B. Bachmann (Chief-editor): Bachman Zoltán Monography (2009.)
7 B. Bachmann, Z. Bachman, Á. Hutter, Cs. Rohoska, D. Rétfalvi: Reconstruction of Pollack Mihály Faculty of Engineering, University of Pécs (2007) (independent citation: 1)
8 Z. Bachman, B. Bachmann, Gy. Stocker: Cella Septichora Visitors’ Centre (2006) (independent citations: 5)
9 B. Bachmann, Z. Bachman, D. Benedek, M. Schrancz: Belltower of the Inner City Catholic Church (histiric mosque), Pécs (2004)
10 Gy. Pálffy, B. Bachmann, M. Terashima, H. Akai: Yamanashi Gakuin University Students’ Centre, Japan (1998) (independent citation: 1)

List of All Publications at Hungarian Collection of Scientific Publications (MTMT):

Most Important Completed Buildings

2012. Szentágothai Research Centre of the University of Pécs
2010. Reconstruction of Rókus Promenade, Pécs, Pécs 2010 European Capital of Culture
2009. Office Building, Ágoston Square, Pécs
2008. Reconstruction of Faculty Building, Boszorkány Street, Pécs
2007. Reconstruction of the World Heritage site Pécs
2006. Expo Center, Pécs
2004. Belltower of the Inner City Catholic Church (historic mosque), Pécs
2003. Somogyi Winery, Pécs
1998. Yamanashi Gakuin University Students’ Centre by Pálffy & Associates Tokyo, Japan
1998. Reconstruction of a historic Presshouse, Pécs


2013. Ybl Miklós Prize – for high quality design of completed buildings, for long-term activity in Architects’ education at Pollack Mihály Faculty of Engineering and IT of the University of Pécs, for establishing the Marcel Breuer Doctoral School and for the realization of the Hungarian Pavillion of the 13. La Biennale di Venezia in 2012 as Curator.

Working Experience

His research major was the optimisation of residential buildings from 1998 and since 2001 he has specialised in heritage preservation in education and practice. Since 2006 his scientific work is focusing on sustainability and energy efficiency in the field of Research by Design.

He works as an architect at Bachman & Bachmann Architects in Pécs. In 1997 and 1999 he worked as an Architect at Pálffy & Associates in Tokyo, Japan. He has been the designer or co-designer of numerous completed buildings. Since 2007, he has been a member of the Architecture, Civil and Transportation Engineering Qualification Departmental Committee on the Hungarian Accreditation Committee; the Consulting Committee ACETA of the European Committee in Brussels; the Architectural Planning Council at the Ministry of Local Government. He is a deputy of the Chamber of Hungarian Architects. He is also a member of the European Network of Heads of Schools of Architecture (ENHSA) and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pollack Periodica. He joins the subcommittee of the European Association of Architecture Educators (EAAE) for Periodicals of Research in Architecture. Since 2011 he is an external expert for the Kosovo Accreditation Agency (KAA).

Pécs, 25th January 2015