Budapest South Gate Masterplan

Result of the International Competition

KKBK Nonprofit Zrt. (Centre of Key Government Investments), as contracting authority, announced a restricted international design competition for preparing a development proposal for the investments and complex urban development of South-Pest and North-Csepel, Budapest. The goal of the design competition was to implement a viable urban development in line with the strategic objectives of Hungary and Budapest. This development should, through the creation of the Budapest Student City, produce housing of appropriate standard for nearly 12,000 students, catalyze the urban development of the area and with its new functions, sports facilities and community spaces it should be an attractive quarter of the whole capital. The result was announced on 19 December, 2018. The winner of the competition is SNØHETTA Innsbruck – Verkehrsingenieure BESCH und PARTNER joint application.

1st Prize: SNØHETTA Innsbruck – Verkehrsingenieure BESCH und PARTNER
Architects, experts: Patrick Lüth, architect, Paolo Fortuna, landscape architect, Gerhard Josef Engstler, traffic expert


2nd Prize: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios International – Tarka Építész Műterem Kft. – Czirják Szabó Építészeti és Mérnöki Kft.
Architects, experts: Andy Theobald partner, Ákos Juhász DLA architect, Andrew Grant landscape architect, Neil Harvey traffic expert, Leah Harrison Bailey, Thomas Matthews, Joachim Kiauk, Gábor Soóki-Tóth, István Kenyeres, Tamás Lévai DLA, Árpád Szabó DLA, Brigitta Nádai, Anna Losonczy, Ádám Rhorer


3rd Prize: 3h Építésziroda Kft. – Geum Műterem Kft. – Create Value Kft.
Architects, experts: Zsolt Gunther, Katalin Csillag leading architects, Ádám Farkas, Krisztina Tari, Kristóf Szabó, Kristóf Molnár, Tamás Csépke, Lilla Horváth, Nóra Csobolya, Bence Vági, Borbála Gyüre, Gergely Lád, Emese Turi, Tamás Géza Dobrocsi, Ádám Pusztai