Budapest Art Nouveau / hubua008
Preben S. Kristensen
26/03/2003
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The Geological Institute was designed by Odon Lechner in 1897-9. The elaborate decoration and colourful tiles were a trademark of Lechner's work. The globe on top of the roof, which indicates the purpose of the building, is supported by Hungarian figures