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Hungary’s Szathmáry Palace Ruins Renovated With L-Shaped Corten Steel Lookout

Posted By Tafline Laylin On September 12, 2012 @ 9:10 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,Daylighting,Design,Gallery,Green renovation | No Comments



Szathmáry Palace, MARP, Tettye, Pecs, Hungary, Corten, weathering steel, daylighting, green design, sustainable design, eco-design

Tettye Park [1] is one of Hungary’s most revered historical sites and now visitors will be able to experience the site with a new and inventive Corten addition. After stabilizing the site, the design firm added the L-shaped weathering steel [2] lookout point which is reached via an inner staircase, in addition to a low-level stage and open air theater.

Small Corten blocks scattered throughout the site are used as seating and small holes punched into the steel permit soft daylight [3] to enter. This and other projects were recently devised to help rejuvenate many of Hungary’s most important cultural treasures.

+ MARP [4]

Via Dezeen [5]

Photos by Tamás Török


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[1] Tettye Park: http://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tettye_városrész

[2] weathering steel: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weathering_steel

[3] soft daylight: http://inhabitat.com/tag/daylighting/

[4] + MARP: http://www.marp.hu

[5] Dezeen: http://www.dezeen.com/2012/09/11/reconstruction-of-the-szatmary-palace-by-marp/

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