The KÉK – Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Centre is an independent architectural cultural institution founded and operated by young architects, artists and civil persons. Since its establishment in 2006, KÉK has been continuously proving that it can open new viewpoints in the architectural and urban public worlds with its fresh, problem-oriented and internationally relevant programs. The initiatives of KÉK include exhibitions, conferences, debates, workshops, architecture tours and festivals. The organization participates in the preparation of Hungarian materials for international architecture databases, and in the national professional education as well. KÉK has wide-reaching international relations; its partners include the Dutch NAi- Netherlands Architekture Institute, the British Architectural Review, the German DAZ-Deutsches Architektur Zentrum, the Austrian AzW-Architektur Zentrum Wien or the Czech CCEA-Center for Central European Architecture of Prague.