The central ideas affecting housing in progressive international architectural thought following the First World War became spatial efficiency, minimal housing, and housing standards.
At the end of the 1920s, the Hungarian advocates of modern architecture saw the possibilities to reform the multi-dwelling building and apartment types through the practice of building
The principles of Taylorism extended beyond the architectural concepts for the utilization of living spaces, affecting another aspect of the home.
A floorplan system became fixed in the construction of apartments in Budapest in the final decades of the 19th century that was comprised of large, nearly identical rooms who
Géza Balthazár was born in 1911 and Magdolna Balogh in 1912, both in Budapest and both into the families of civil servants.
The transformation of apartment houses into condominiums began to spread as a new business practice in Budapest in the first half of the 1920s.
A Housing Block with Connected Courtyards
The row house was essentially non-existent as a possible choice amongst the housing types in Budapest until the end of the 1920s.