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Hungarian Autoklub Headquarters / Vikar & Lukacs Architect Studio

  • 01:00 - 2 December, 2011
Hungarian Autoklub Headquarters / Vikar & Lukacs Architect Studio
Hungarian Autoklub Headquarters / Vikar & Lukacs Architect Studio, © Tamás Bujnovszky
© Tamás Bujnovszky

© Tamás Bujnovszky © Tamás Bujnovszky © Tamás Bujnovszky © Tamás Bujnovszky +13

From the architect. We won the commission for this project on a competition for a new iconic headquarter of the Hungarian Autoklub. The main gesture of the building is a ribbon that wraps around the office spaces on seven floors, while articulating a letter 'a'. As the site is located near the Danube bridge, local politicians appreciated to have a building that works as a point of orientation for drivers that arrive to district Ujpest.

© Civertan
© Civertan

The main hall and service functions are found on the ground floor, while on the very top, under the arc is a rooftop terrace for representative meetings. The looping strip is about 1,0 meter thick, it has a changing width and deforms as it articulates the loop. The two component of the building comes back also in the material usage, the strip without openings with metal cladding, and the glass curtainwall of the wrapped building volume. Using geothermal energy system in the building helped us to free the rooftop from technical devices.

© Tamás Bujnovszky
© Tamás Bujnovszky
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Hungarian Autoklub Headquarters / Vikar & Lukacs Architect Studio" 02 Dec 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/188054/hungarian-autoklub-headquarters-vikar-lukacs-architect-studio/>
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Geppetto · February 08, 2012
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Roman Rangel Ordoñez · December 05, 2011

Un interesante proyecto de despacho arquitectonico en Hungria. http://t.co/l487864g

Candy D. · December 05, 2011

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OpenCity Projects · December 04, 2011

This Hungarian building looks almost like a cursive letter. http://t.co/Uyf47jYD (via @ArchDaily) #architecture

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