Ferenc studied at the Technical University of Budapest, Faculty of Architecture and graduated with honours in 1980. He started to study art history at the Eötvös Lóránd University (ELTE), Faculty of Humanities in1983. He attended the post-graduate Master School of the Association of Hungarian Architects in 1988-1990. He got his degree in art history in 1996. He attended the PhD School of History of Arts at ELTE between 1997 -2000.
He worked at different design offices between 1980-1986.
He joined KÖZTI in 1996 and started to work at István Mányi’s studio, then from 1990 mostly as an associate of László Laczkovics. He got his senior architect appointment in 1991 and his own studio in 2015.
His most important projects include the reconstruction of several historic buildings, such as the Andrássy Palace-David House, the Sándor Palace, the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, the Castle Garden Bazaar with its surroundings and the reconstruction of the Main Guard House and the Royal Riding Hall in the Buda Castle.
Ferenc is a member of the Hungarian Archaeological and Art History Society and the editorial board of the Credo Lutheran Magazine.
He has received numerous professional awards and prizes. He was awarded the Pro Architectura Prize in 1999, the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic in 2002 and the Ybl Miklós Prize in 2014.