Urban planning in Tata

Ammonite: our proposal for the renewal of Váralja Square at Heart of Tata competition

A common main square

Tata has a defined main square, Tóváros city’s main street flows into a square, which forms its traditional city center. But the city, united in 1938, does not really have a common main square. The basic idea is to turn Váralja from a non-functional non-lieu into a real, living place, a common main square of Tata city. Together with the renewed buildings, we will create a site that can be used flexibly, and which symbolizes the unity of the city.

Playful concentrate

The basic concept of rethinking the space was inspired by the special imprints hidden in the red limestone of Tardos, the ammonites, and the lowered winter-view of the Old Lake of Tata. The area encompasses a myriad of smaller and larger forms, some of which appear in 2D, others in 3D. This collection of forms illustrates the rich historical treasures of the city, from monuments to mills and ot he quality modern arch…


Architectural competition: Nóra Pajer, Noémi Soltész / 2021
Team: Bernadett Csendes, Zsófia Hennel, Áron Szabó, Gergely Tasnádi
Location: Tata
Size: 9500 m2
Press: Here everyone becomes Tataian, no matter which way they came / Építészfórum