more adaptive re-use projects
Liberty Square Hotel Feasibility, Budapest, Hungary
area: 45,450 sqm BIA
Commissioned by a multinational hotel investment firm, the feasibility study included the examination of Budapest’s original stock exchange building for hotel conversion. Targeted as a 6-star ultra-luxury product, the program included some 258 rooms and suites, luxury spa, 2 restaurants plus café and bar with a full conferencing and banqueting facility.
Central European University Residence
area: 22,000 m2
cmaservice: architects, interior design, owner’s representative
A former transient workers’ hostel built in the 1960’s was transformed into a student residence of the recently expanded university, established in Budapest in 1993. Four hundred student residence rooms, all air-conditioned and with private bath, were constructed into the stripped concrete shell structure. Other facilities include twenty staff apartments, a restaurant, a pub, a coffee lounge, a swimming pool & sports centre, and an extensive multipurpose meeting/conference centre.