There are dozens of exciting real estate developments scheduled for 2022 in Budapest, and one of them is aimed at renewing an entire city district in Zugló.
The project named Zugló City Centre is a grandiose idea designed by famous architecture firm Zaha Hadid Architects, which was founded by the legendary architect and namesake of the company, Zaha Hadid.
Építészfórum reported that while Zaha Hadid Architects has designed the buildings of the city, it has worked together with LAND Italia, which is an international landscape consultancy, to provide the most liveable and green areas for the brand-new city district in Budapest.
The idea of renewing the 14th district and Bosnyák Square has been on topic among the developers of Budapest, but Telex reports that the construction permit was finally given to Zugló-Városközpont Ingatlanfejlesztő Kft., a company that owns the area behind Bosnyák Square.
According to the news outlet, the construction work will be done by Hungarian-owned Bayer Construct Group, whose president is Attila Balázs. The project was previously elevated to be considered important for the national economy.
One of the main elements of the city district will be the renewed Bosnyák Square, which will be realised in a 6-8 thousand square metre main square with a promenade, while the new building of the local government would get a modern design and would be located right next to it. The establishment would also provide shopping opportunities, healthcare, and parking, thanks to an underground garage.
The mayor of Zugló, Csaba Horváth, previously highlighted that during the planning of Bosnyák Square, the main goal was to increase the green area of the district by a large margin.
The project will start in the first half of the year and is expected to last for 8 years. The entire area will boast 35,000 square metres of landscaped areas. The residential area will be 55,000 square metres, with roof gardens and green roofs. In total, 950 new apartments will be built. The commercial area of the project will be 84,000 m2. This will include a grocery store and a shopping street of 12,000 square metres.
“We are planning a city in the city, a meeting place with identity, diversity, an internal promenade protected from the noise of the city [Budapest]. The services and commercial functions are located along the busy Csömöri Road, and the residential area will be located in the quieter Bosnyák Street,” Bayer Property’s website previously wrote.
Source: epiteszforum.hu, telex.hu, Daily News Hungary