Budapest, Hungary

Key challenges

  • Renovation of the building’s exterior cladding.
  • Creating a liveable, pleasant and modern living environment for the students living there
  • To make the building more energy-efficient, using less energy and with a smaller ecological footprint
  • Reducing energy poverty
  • Increase energy awareness among building users
  • lower maintenance cost
  • Better access to housing and learning possibilities for disadvantaged students
  • Matching the construction to the needs of the residents

Desired outcome

  • The external renewal of the building
  • A pleasant and modern living environment for young people
  • A innovative and welcoming environment for the young people and a pleasant living environment in the building
  • A smaller ecological footprint
  • Reduce the energy consumption; in particular, a reduction in use of fossil energy
  • Increased energy awareness among building users
  • Lower maintenance costs
  • Lower overheads, and thus more savings for both the maintainer and the students
  • Easier access to learning for disadvantaged students through reduced housing costs
  • A best practice of new technologies for future projects