Finding its Place

Váci Greens Building „D”, Budapest

Architects: István Lukács, András Vikár, Árpád Gál
Text: Bence Török-Szabolcs
Photos: Tamás Bujnovszky

Developed by Atenor Group, the fourth building of Váci Greens has been completed. Although this large-scale development located in the section of Váci Road beyond Rákos spring is still incomplete as two northern structures are to be built yet, the first stage of the project designed by Vikár and Lukács Architects has been completed. This house is in search of its new interpretation owing to the new tools within the complex: the gateway with columns open up the structure towards the courtile and also creates a diagonal axis across the building. The passage thus created is an in-between space on the border of the exterior and interior, and the courtile shows a step made towards the standards of urban space qualities. The facade design reflects innovative integration, less sculpturesque than the previous three buildings, and tectonic references have been replaced by textural ones, to more authentically express the speculative and flexible character of its inner world. Designers emphasized the high-standard design of the vegetation surrounding the building.

General design: Vikár és Lukács Építészstúdió Kft.
Leading architects: Vikár András DLA, Lukács István, Gál Árpád tervező
Fellow architects: Bencsik Tamás, Dvorzsak Jessica, Kákóczki Norbert, Király Szabolcs, Mangel János, Seidl Krisztián, Tiszai-Farkas Katalin, Tóth Balázs
Structure: CAEC Almási Engineering Consulting Kft.
HVAC: Smg-Sisu Budapest Kft.
Electrical engineering: Hungaroproject Kft.
Landscape: s73 Kft.
Framework: H-Design Kft.
Fire protection: BNN Biztonságtechnika Kft.
Environmental protection: Józsa és Társai 2000 Kft.
Traffic: Wettstein & Társa Bt.
Client: City Tower Kft.