Research & Studies

CUNY-IASK – Project for the Future Cities

Date: from 4 June to 4 of July

Venue: Kőszeg, iASK Center – H-9730 Chernel st. 14.

Program of the Workshop:

4 Monday Arriving of CUNY students 12:30 Terminal 2A Coffee
5 Tuesday 13:00 Welcome Ferenc Miszlivetz, 14:00 Circular economy Gyula Zilahy

16:00 Introduction to the project Hillary Brown, Gyula Zilahy

6 Wednesday 9:00 Round trip in Kőszeg 14:00-15:00 Hillary Brown 15:00-16:00 Industrial ecology and social planning Sándor Kerekes
7 Thursday 9:00-12:00 Teamwork with Hillary Brown 15:00-17:00 Mónika Mátay Talking houses in Kőszeg
8 Friday 9:00-12:00 Teamwork with Hillary Brown 14:00-16:00
9 Saturday Visit to Szombathely guided by Miklós Murai
10 Sunday Free time
11 Monday 9:00-12:00 Teamwork with Gyula Zilahy 14:00-16:00 Meeting with Béla Básthy deputy major of the city 16:00-17:00 Charles Vörösmarty
12 Tuesday 9:00-12:00 Teamwork with Sándor Kerekes 14:00-16:00 Individual teamwork 16:00-17:00
13 Wednesday 9:00-17:00 Individual teamwork 14:00-16:00 Industrial Parks Anikó Magasházi
14 Thursday 9:00-12:00 Visit to the Pig farm  14:00-17:00 Individual teamwork
15 Friday 9:00-12:00 Visit to the waste management site 14:00-17:00 Individual teamwork
16 Saturday Visit to Sopron
17 Sunday Free time
18 Monday 9:00-12:00  and 14:00-16:00 Homework for July, the structure of the report Hillary Brown, Sándor Kerekes, Mónika Bodor, Gyula Zilahy
19 Tuesday 9:00-12:00 Visit to textile factory Hargitai Éva ügyvezető

Multifelt Factory Kft.
+36 30 934 2300
9730 Kőszeg
Rőti völgy 3.

14:00-16:00 Individual teamwork 16:00-17:00 Guest speaker

20 Wednesday 9:00-17:00 Individual teamwork 19:00
21 Thursday 9:00-17:00 Individual teamwork
22 Friday 9:00-17:00 Individual teamwork
23 Saturday Visit to Tihany (víz zene virág fesztivál Tata) Traveling by train
24 Sunday 17:00 Opening Ceremony (Ernő Sebestyén Music Trio) 19:00 Reception Sigray Room, Europe House
25 Monday 9:00-12:00 Wrap up meeting with iASK group 14:00-17:00 Wrap up meeting with the vice mayor of Kőszeg
26 Tuesday 9:30 Climate Change and Sustainable Societies

Dan Brooks –  János Bogárdi – András Gelencsér – Sándor Kerekes – András Szöllősi-Nagy

14:30-16:00 Sustainability Tour in Kőszeg guided by US and Hungarian Phd and MA students

27 Wednesday Individual teamwork or participation on the summer university program
28 Thursday 15:30 From Global to Local Sustainability: The Microregional Aspects and the Circular Economy Hillary Brown, Sándor Kerekes 20:00 Performance and discussion with Zoltán Balázs (actor, director of Maladype Theatre, Budapest)
29 Friday 9:00-16:00 Individual teamwork
30 Saturday Free time
1 Sunday Free time
2 Monday Travel to Budapest
3 Tuesday 9:00-12:00 Visit to Corvinus University of Budapest and Budapest University of Technology and Economics
4 Wednesday Departures of CUNY students




Gyula Zilahy professor of environmental management Philip Armstrong Civil eng. Water resources, Ph.D
Csuvár Ádám PhD business Kaposvár Louisz Molohides Water/ proj. management


Rajczi Alexandra PhD business  Kaposvár Tamer Ibrahim Electrical engineering,
Turáni János (Kőszeg) Kate Stryer Hunter Urban Planning M.U.P
Murai Miklós (Szombathely) Jennifer Leone Sustainability, M.S.

Architecture, industrial symbiosis,

Gossler Judit PhD business  Corvinus Gabriel Herrera Anthropology, environ. studies
Käsz Katalin BME environmental engineering Derek Tesser Biology, Ph.D
Kurucz Krisztina BME environmental engineering

Vajda Viktória BME environmental engineering

Aaron Davitt Ecology, Earth and Env. Sci. Ph.D
Sándor Kerekes

professor of environmental economics

Mónika Bodor PhD in economics

Hillary Brown Prof. Architecture,

Dir. MS in Urban Sustainability