HOUSE ON NORMAFA
Viktor Fretyan

HOUSE ON NORMAFA by SATOSHI OKADA ARCHITECTS and VIADOR ÁTRIUM GROUP

Satoshi Okada Architects as Architects

The house in Normafa was designed on one of the few still wide and undivided parcels of the prestigious district of Normafa, west of Budapest city centre. The site lies on the side of the thickly vegetated Svab Hill, within the Buda natural reservoir, studded with magnificent 200 years old beeches.


The full volume of the residence is divided into four slender cores that stand parallel to each other and bear the load of the whole building. These are interlocked with translucent and generous living spaces that face onto the woods growing between each core. The main entrance acts as a node for the entire house: this is a terrific viewpoint onto the waterfall on the southern side of the garden.

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