About Us

The integrated use of up-to-date knowledge, advanced technology and responsible thinking is essential for a low-impact, comfortable and affordable environment. This is what we do at ABUD. We help designers, developers and public decision makers create an environment that works better for people today and for future generations. To build a better world, for all of us.

Latest projects

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Can Smart City Tools Support Historical Cities Become More Resilient and Regenerative?

Conference paper of Diana Apró, Réka Tóth, Melinda Orova, Ida Kiss, and Dr. András Reith, presented at PLEA 2016 by Diana Apró in Los Angeles. 

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Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport

Budapest (2015- )
Specialist consultancy services
BREEAM International Bespoke New Construction and BREEAM Communities design phase assessment support,
Client: MÉRTÉK Architectural Studio
Architect: MÉRTÉK Architectural Studio

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Etele Plaza

Budapest, Hungary (2015- )

Owner: FUTUREAL

BREEAM 2009 Consultancy and assessment

Transportation plan consultancy

Targeted certification level: Very Good

 

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Nordic Light Offices

Budapest, Hungary (2011-2014)
Developer: Skanska

LEED C&S v2009

Obtained certification level for the first development phase: Gold

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Ida Kiss, Senior Consultant at ABUD will be Host of the event: Budapest - Vienna: InterUrban 2.0 Conference

 



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House of Hungarian Music

Budapest (2015-)

Specialist consultancy services during design phase
BREEAM International NC design phase assessment support to design team


Client: M-Teampannon Architects Ltd.
Architect: Sou Fujimoto Architects

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NewTREND

New integrated methodology and Tools for Retrofit design towards a next generation of Energy efficient and sustainable buildings and Districts

Client: European Union

The NewTREND research project is under the call of H2020-EeB-05-2015 – Innovative design tools for refurbishing of buildings at district level

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Bartók Court

Budapest, Hungary (2015-) 

Developer: Infogroup Cégcsoport

General design: Építész Stúdió

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Zoo & Botanical Garden

Master plan, Hungary (2013-)

Client: Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
General design: MÉRTÉK Studio
25,000 sqm

 

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Ecodome office building

Ecodome Office building

NetZero concept, Budapest (2015)

Client: B&L Estates
General design: DVM Design Kft.
Office area: 5,000 sqm

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Can Smart City Tools Support Historical Cities Become More Resilient and Regenerative?

Conference paper of Diana Apró, Réka Tóth, Melinda Orova, Ida Kiss, and Dr. András Reith, presented at PLEA 2016 by Diana Apró in Los Angeles. 

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Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport

Budapest (2015- )
Specialist consultancy services
BREEAM International Bespoke New Construction and BREEAM Communities design phase assessment support,
Client: MÉRTÉK Architectural Studio
Architect: MÉRTÉK Architectural Studio

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Etele Plaza

Budapest, Hungary (2015- )

Owner: FUTUREAL

BREEAM 2009 Consultancy and assessment

Transportation plan consultancy

Targeted certification level: Very Good

 

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Nordic Light Offices

Budapest, Hungary (2011-2014)
Developer: Skanska

LEED C&S v2009

Obtained certification level for the first development phase: Gold

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Ida Kiss, Senior Consultant at ABUD will be Host of the event: Budapest - Vienna: InterUrban 2.0 Conference

 



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House of Hungarian Music

Budapest (2015-)

Specialist consultancy services during design phase
BREEAM International NC design phase assessment support to design team


Client: M-Teampannon Architects Ltd.
Architect: Sou Fujimoto Architects

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NewTREND

New integrated methodology and Tools for Retrofit design towards a next generation of Energy efficient and sustainable buildings and Districts

Client: European Union

The NewTREND research project is under the call of H2020-EeB-05-2015 – Innovative design tools for refurbishing of buildings at district level

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Bartók Court

Budapest, Hungary (2015-) 

Developer: Infogroup Cégcsoport

General design: Építész Stúdió

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Zoo & Botanical Garden

Master plan, Hungary (2013-)

Client: Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
General design: MÉRTÉK Studio
25,000 sqm

 

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Ecodome office building

Ecodome Office building

NetZero concept, Budapest (2015)

Client: B&L Estates
General design: DVM Design Kft.
Office area: 5,000 sqm

Career

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ABUD R&D Team is looking for an intern!

ABUD involves interns each year in research work or supports students attending Scientific Students' Conference by mentoring in ABUD. It is no secret that most of the interns stick with the team of ABUD on the long term. Now we are looking for an intern again to our R&D team.

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ABUD R&D Team is looking for an intern!

ABUD involves interns each year in research work or supports students attending Scientific Students' Conference by mentoring in ABUD. It is no secret that most of the interns stick with the team of ABUD on the long term. Now we are looking for an intern again to our R&D team.

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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.

ABUD moved to a new office

We are happy to inform you that ABUD and MÉRTÉK Group Zrt. moved to their new premises. 

The new address of our office is:

1082 Budapest, Kisfaludy utca 38., second floor.

 IBPSA-USA SF Chapter Event: Annual Project Showcase

On May 18th on the UC Berkeley campus IBPSA-USA-SF hosted a joint professional and student chapter meeting showcasing the work of all members. Amongst many professionals during the annual project showcase our colleague, Zsófia Bélafi presented her work on the modeling possibilities of occupant behavior.

Interview in the Finnish Built Environment with Réka Tóth

Our colleague, Réka Tóth was asked by Sari Putkonen about the relevance of BREEAM rating system in case of Smart Kalasatama in the magazine Rakennettu Ympäristö 2/2016 (Built Environment). The original interview can be read here in Finnish, but you can find her answers below in English.

ABUD runs Budapest Marathon

After a painful 42,195 kilometers to run, the legs are feeling better than ever! ABUD Team rocks! :)

National Professional Sustainability Day 2016

On the way from Paris to Marrakech - climate and water science in context - 26.05.2016

The National University of Public Service organizes a Hungarian and international scientific conference on resilience and adaptation to the consequences of climate change. The initiative of the conference is to analyze effects and potentials of the COP21 Paris of 2015 and the upcoming COP22 Summit.

In the block of "Adaptive systems and emission reduction" from 1 p.m. Dr. András Reith will present: Integrated design of the built environment - today, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow

 

ABUD spent 2 days with strategic planning and had some fun

ABUD held its annual strategic planning days next to the Lake Bánki.

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We are happy to inform you that ABUD and MÉRTÉK Group Zrt. moved to their new premises. 

The new address of our office is:

1082 Budapest, Kisfaludy utca 38., second floor.

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On May 18th on the UC Berkeley campus IBPSA-USA-SF hosted a joint professional and student chapter meeting showcasing the work of all members. Amongst many professionals during the annual project showcase our colleague, Zsófia Bélafi presented her work on the modeling possibilities of occupant behavior.

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Our colleague, Réka Tóth was asked by Sari Putkonen about the relevance of BREEAM rating system in case of Smart Kalasatama in the magazine Rakennettu Ympäristö 2/2016 (Built Environment). The original interview can be read here in Finnish, but you can find her answers below in English.

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After a painful 42,195 kilometers to run, the legs are feeling better than ever! ABUD Team rocks! :)

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On the way from Paris to Marrakech - climate and water science in context - 26.05.2016

The National University of Public Service organizes a Hungarian and international scientific conference on resilience and adaptation to the consequences of climate change. The initiative of the conference is to analyze effects and potentials of the COP21 Paris of 2015 and the upcoming COP22 Summit.

In the block of "Adaptive systems and emission reduction" from 1 p.m. Dr. András Reith will present: Integrated design of the built environment - today, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow

 

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ABUD held its annual strategic planning days next to the Lake Bánki.