Designed by Napur Architect the Duna Arena is located close to the northern gateway of Budapest, on the banks of the Danube, easily accessed by bus, tram and the nearby metro line, as well as by boat, bicycles and on foot.
RIBA Awards for International Excellence 2018 for this building design by Palatium Studio, architects. This line is the largest infrastructure project of the city for the last decades. The architects aimed to provide attractive public transportation with the new aesthetics and high architectural quality of a series of new public spaces.
Facing to a significant complexity of the site, the project assumed a simple and effective resolution of the major issues. A detail analysis of the site added to a thorough study of the urban structure has allowed us to understand how this urban space has been built. The group Fine Arts Museum / Heroes’ square / Art Gallery have the same composition. Each of the museums finally constitutes an urban gateway of an urban space overlooking the heart of the Park Városliget.