Hanging gardens housing complex in Kelenföld

Nanavízió’s winning proposal for an invited competition

Proform Property Investment Ltd. invited our studio to take part in a non-open idea competition for an apartment building on a brownfield site in Újbuda. Nanavízió’s concept for a building with 300 apartments and offices won 1st prize in the competition.


The strip of brownfield land between the train tracks and Bartók Béla Boulevard lies on the edge of a well connected residential area. Thanks to the tram and the recently built bicycle lane, the local center of Újbuda and the inner city are both easily accessible in one direction, and the transport hub of Kelenföld train station, the Budapest One office building, and the soon to be opened Etele City Center in the other. The plot is surrounded by a very mixed built environment: industrial areas on two sides, large blind walls on the West side, and a tall prefab apartment building and a low rise high density area along Bogyó Street. To the North a w…


Invited idea competition, 1st place: Nóra Pajer, Noémi Soltész / 2020
Team: Dalma Faddi, Katalin Gencsi, Beatrix Guld, Barbara Talabér-Erőss
Location: Budapest, 11th district
Size: 52 000 m2
Press: Every roof is a terrace in the housing complex evoking the spirit of Escher / Octogon Magazine &
Hanging gardens housing complex in Bogyó Street – Nanavízió’s winning proposal / Építészfórum