About Us

ABUD is a consultancy firm empowered by engineers, architects and researchers specialised in sustainable building and urban design.

We offer a wide range of services to government and municipal stakeholders, architectural and design studios, investors and developers. We believe in practical and customised solutions that allow our clients to make the optimal decisions and see their resources and options clearly.

We provide support from the conceptual planning phase to the realisation of a project, from the scale of a detached house to urban concepts, from building envelope to smart city strategies.

Apart from designing new buildings in an environmentally-friendly way, we see a great challenge in the green refurbishment of existing buildings.

We participate in international Research & Development projects and cooperate with scientific and professional organisations to support the progress and worldwide promotion of sustainable building and urban design.

Latest projects

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Continental Debrecen Green Field manufacturing plant

LEED BD+C v4 New Construction
Targeted level: Gold

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StepUP

StepUP project will develop a holistic renovation methodology and lifecycle platform to make deep energy renovation more attractive and reliable.

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E-Co-Housing

Availability of social and affordable housing has significantly decreased in the last few decades across Europe, and particularly in Hungary. The burden of providing social housing dwellings is increasingly put on local governments, which struggle to find the funds and solutions to tackle this issue.

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Dorottya Court Offices

BREEAM In-Use International 2015 Part 1 - Asset Performance
Obtained level: Excellent

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Corvin Technology Park

BREEAM International 2013 New Construction 
Targeted level: Very good
Obtained interim level (1 phaes design stage): Very Good 

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Nokia Skypark

BREEAM International 2013 New Construction 
Targeted level: Very Good
Obtained interim level: Interim Design Stage Very good 

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V43 – Advance Tower

WELL Core & Shell 
Targeted level: Gold / Platinum
Obtained level: WELL Platinum Pre-certification

BREEAM International 2013 New Construction 
Targeted level: Very Good
Obtained level: BREEAM Very Good design stage certification

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V41 – Advance Tower

BREEAM International 2013 New Construction
Targeted level: Very Good

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RESTORE conference

RESTORE advocates for a paradigm shift towards restorative sustainability for new and existing buildings across Europe. The conference in Budapest will cover exciting new insights in restorative sustainability for new and existing buildings across Europe. 

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Nordic Light Trio

LEED BD+C Core and Shell v4
Targeted level: Gold

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Continental Debrecen Green Field manufacturing plant

LEED BD+C v4 New Construction
Targeted level: Gold

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StepUP

StepUP project will develop a holistic renovation methodology and lifecycle platform to make deep energy renovation more attractive and reliable.

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E-Co-Housing

Availability of social and affordable housing has significantly decreased in the last few decades across Europe, and particularly in Hungary. The burden of providing social housing dwellings is increasingly put on local governments, which struggle to find the funds and solutions to tackle this issue.

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Dorottya Court Offices

BREEAM In-Use International 2015 Part 1 - Asset Performance
Obtained level: Excellent

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Corvin Technology Park

BREEAM International 2013 New Construction 
Targeted level: Very good
Obtained interim level (1 phaes design stage): Very Good 

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Nokia Skypark

BREEAM International 2013 New Construction 
Targeted level: Very Good
Obtained interim level: Interim Design Stage Very good 

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V43 – Advance Tower

WELL Core & Shell 
Targeted level: Gold / Platinum
Obtained level: WELL Platinum Pre-certification

BREEAM International 2013 New Construction 
Targeted level: Very Good
Obtained level: BREEAM Very Good design stage certification

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V41 – Advance Tower

BREEAM International 2013 New Construction
Targeted level: Very Good

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RESTORE conference

RESTORE advocates for a paradigm shift towards restorative sustainability for new and existing buildings across Europe. The conference in Budapest will cover exciting new insights in restorative sustainability for new and existing buildings across Europe. 

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Nordic Light Trio

LEED BD+C Core and Shell v4
Targeted level: Gold

Career

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We are looking for Junior Sustainability Consultant!

We are currently looking for a Junior Sustainability Consultant with SUSTAINABILITY - BREEAM INTEREST or experience or knowledge to join our team in Budapest.

 

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We are looking for Junior Sustainability Consultant!

We are currently looking for a Junior Sustainability Consultant with SUSTAINABILITY - BREEAM INTEREST or experience or knowledge to join our team in Budapest.

 

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Besides the commitment to engineering and our unique expertise, our main motivation in work is our faith and personal mindset. We believe that our work not only meets interests and aesthetical expectations of our clients but also serves the sustainable development of our environment. This belief and commitment drives us in European and global research projects where new directions and possibilities can be found. We participate actively in the work of scientific and professional organisations that support the worldwide promotion of sustainable construction.

Dr. András Reith at Future City 2019

ABUD's CEO is invited to participate the Urban Planning, Poperty Development, Transportation section on the 4th of June, at Future City 2019 conference organized by portfolio.hu.

Viktor Bukovszki presents at CESB 2019

Viktor Bukovszki, consultant at ABUD presents SmartCEPS project at CESB2019.

Melinda Orova presents at CESB 2019

Melinda Orova, senior consultant at ABUD presents ABUD's recent findings on Multiscalarity in International Sustainable Assessment Systems at CESB2019.

Kornél Döme Deme presents at nZEB training

Döme will talk about the connections between the Hungarian TNM Directive and the international green building assessments at HuGBC's nZEB training.

RESTORE training school and conference in Malaga

Szabina Várnagy, WELL AP at ABUD participated RESTORE training school and conference in Malaga.

ABUD in Bern at Advanced Building Skin conference

Adrienn Gelesz, founding partner at ABUD participated the 13th Conference on Advanced Building Skins in Bern with a lecture on the effect of shading control on the energyhashtag savings of an adaptable ventilation mode double skin façade.

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ABUD's CEO is invited to participate the Urban Planning, Poperty Development, Transportation section on the 4th of June, at Future City 2019 conference organized by portfolio.hu.

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Viktor Bukovszki, consultant at ABUD presents SmartCEPS project at CESB2019.

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Melinda Orova, senior consultant at ABUD presents ABUD's recent findings on Multiscalarity in International Sustainable Assessment Systems at CESB2019.

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Döme will talk about the connections between the Hungarian TNM Directive and the international green building assessments at HuGBC's nZEB training.

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Szabina Várnagy, WELL AP at ABUD participated RESTORE training school and conference in Malaga.

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Adrienn Gelesz, founding partner at ABUD participated the 13th Conference on Advanced Building Skins in Bern with a lecture on the effect of shading control on the energyhashtag savings of an adaptable ventilation mode double skin façade.