The further down into the station you go, the stronger the illusion of time speeding up. Have you ever been to a metro station that gave you this feeling? Soon, you can experience it at Corvin-negyed.
As Telex reported, the last phase of the M3 metro renovation project will start in mid-May, with the stations of Kálvin tér, Corvin-negyed, and Semmelweis Klinikák scheduled to open on 14 May.
The original appearance of the Corvin-negyed metro station inspired the new architectural concept, as Magyar Narancs writes. The platform is reminiscent of a portico where the cast-iron shell has a natural surface, with lettering painted on it in the 1970s. The enclosures are offset from each other – this aids passenger flow. The ceiling with its white colours, orange inserts, and moving lights make it look like a blurred image of the original station.
BKV Zrt. has sent a video of the architectural concept of the Corvin-negyed station on metro line M3 under renovation to Magyar Narancs.
As Magyar Építők reported, the metro station of Corvin-negyed will be the most colourful of all of the newly renovated metro stations. At this station, the yellow, orange, and red in the interior furniture go perfectly with the blue wall covering. A special feature of the station is the “VPI Lungo” concrete benches, which
blend retro colours in a special way, recalling the look of the old plastic benches.
The optical ceiling is made up of elongated elements of different sizes, and this interesting arrangement creates an exciting atmosphere. As Magyar Építők reported, the interesting thing about this ceiling is that as you go up the escalator from the platform level, these suspended ceiling elements become sparse and then disappear completely overhead as you reach the underpass. At the entrance, the old, glazed tiles were kept on the side.
Source: Magyar Narancs, Magyar Építők, Telex