Talking Houses

Culture & Heritage

Unveiling the Hidden Stories of Kőszeg's Architectural Heritage

The Talking Houses Project in Kőszeg, Hungary is dedicated to preserving the tangible and intangible cultural heritage of this historic town. This urban research initiative was inspired by the visionary concept of Elemér Hankiss, breathes life into the architectural treasures of Kőszeg. Over the past five years, the project has animated these silent witnesses, the buildings, to unveil the hidden stories they hold. By embracing a micro perspective alongside the macro approach to history, Talking Houses offers a deeper understanding of our shared past and collective experiences. Discover the rich tapestry of Kőszeg’s heritage through this remarkable endeavour.