Kossuth and Ybl prize-winning architect, founder and head of the Doctoral School of Civil Engineering at the Budapest University of Technology, and member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts.
In his architectural studio he is involved in rehabilitation works for settlements and building reconstructions based on respect for historic and vernacular architecture, and designing new buildings and complex environments reflecting the spirit of the place, an organic part of which is his fine and applied art activity. Such an example is the town centre of Kecskemét. His work has merited numerous domestic and foreign awards.
József Kerényi used Miklós Ybl’s original plans for the restoration of the building of the new Villa and the landscaping of its surroundings (with Róbert Póczik). The Villa’s interior is being completed under his professional supervision.