House on Sashegy Hill

Close to nature in the city

There is a house on the slopes of Sashegy in a wonderful birdsong-filled garden. It has been through a lot in the past 100 years: numerous extensions and a second storey were added to the originally one-storied summer house which is now the home of two families. The owners of the ground floor apartment wanted to customize their almost historical living space in a way that best matches their lifestyle and meets the needs of each and every family member. The original layout of the apartment was acceptable, but needed a bit of work. We eliminated the tricky details, and added a large sandblasted glass wall to create a division between the social areas and the more private spaces. There is enough room for family gatherings in the shared spaces, and also for the many books and trinkets that this family of five has collected. Behind the glass wall each and every member of the family has their own space.

We added some black to the white and brown color palette, an…


Interior design and construction: Nóra Pajer, Noémi Soltész / 2019
Team: Beatrix Guld, Bálint Somogyi
Custom lights: Lumoconcept
Location: Budapest, 12th district
Size: 180 m2
Photo: Norbert Juhász