9-degree angle

Family house on Madárhegy, awarded with Pro Architectura Újbuda prize

We designed this two story house for a family of five in a densily built area of Újbuda with a versatile aesthetic appearance. The shape of the building standing on a slightly sloping site is based on the archetype of a simple house, but the axis of the arris quits the parallel order of the walls, therefore creating a new and exciting coordinate system. Thanks to the tilted arris, the eaves draw a strongly skew line on the facades, and the gables become asymmetrical – so this small „twist” of 9 degrees makes a well-directed architectural gesture. There are two different, light grey plaster finishes on the façade, which mark the division between the ground and the first floor. The hidden gutters and the light colored sheet metal roof cover both add to the monolithic appearance of the house. The public and social spaces are on the ground floor, while the private spaces such as bedrooms are on the first. The service ar…


Design concept and building permit: Nóra Pajer, Noémi Soltész / 2018
Team: Norbert Juhász
Interior design: Emese Lerchner-Czuppon
Location: Budapest, 11th district
Photo: Norbert Juhász
Press: Delicate and award-winning touch / Octogon &
9° – Nanavízió’s house on Madárhegy / Építészfórum
Award: Pro Architectura Újbuda Award, 2021