Housing Red Rocks, Budapest / Építész Stúdió

Housing Red Rocks / Építész Stúdió

About Housing Red Rocks by Építész Stúdió:
The site is in the South of Budapest, close to the Danube. New residential area is changing the industrial area of the communist age. This concept plan was an attempt how to make airy building complex with maximized green area while providing the huge number of flats with the required parking area. There is no underground level. Parking is on the street level but the green rise is covering the whole site. Towers are growing out from the green. The towers are slimmer step by step approaching the sky, with less but bigger flats on the more and more valuable levels. Long stripes of terraces and windows are bitten to the huge stone blocks. The finely sliding sides and the transparent shadings are balancing the heavyness and definiteness of the stone blocks.

Housing Red Rocks / Építész Stúdió

Housing Red Rocks / Építész Stúdió

Architect: Richard Hőnich, Tamás Fialovszky /Építész Stúdió Ltd./
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Principal use: residence, retail
Site area: 25.935 m2
Total floor area: 77.865 m2
Flats: appr. 1000
Number of floors: Gf+17
Design period: 2008 –

eruptions from waving green
red rocks chopped by giants
polished by wind
washed by rain
crumbled by ice
playful sunshine
sliding down the slopes
climbing up the sky
coming life into the slots
meeting of man and bird

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