For government and municipal stakeholders

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We offer services from the conceptual planning phase to the realisation of a project, for project sizes from a detached house to urban concepts. Apart from designing new buildings in an environmentally-friendly way, we see a great challenge in the green refurbishment of existing buildings.


• Integrated Design Process (IDP) coordination
• developing sustainable urban design strategies
• developing holistic urban energy strategies
• developing sustainable urban services
• developing and supervising urban development strategies
• sustainability and energy audits of public building stocks
• Life Cycle Cost Assessment (LCC)

Related projects

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Zoo & Botanical Garden

Sustainability consultancy 

Year: 2013-
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Client: Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
General design: Paulinyi-Reith & Partners 
Studio Area: 34.500 sqm

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COMBI

Calculating and Operationalising the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency in Europe 

Year: 2015-2018
Client: European Union
Website: combi-project.eu

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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

Year: 2015-2018
Client: European Union
Website: www.newtrend-project.eu

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Smart City concept for Győr

Smart city concept 

Year: 2014
Location: Győr, Hungary
Client: PWC

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SmartCEPS

Smart City Evaluation Platform and Service 

Year: 2016-2019
Client: European Union, Eurostars programme 
Website: smartceps.com

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WELL workshop

ABUD and Siemens held a joint workshop titled BUILDING WELL – BEING WELL. Comfort in Office Buildings - A Practical Approach (12nd October, 2017).

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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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Research Study for GBPN

Cost Analysis of Low Energy and Low Carbon Buildings Pathways

Year: 2012
Client: GBPN (Global Buildings Performance Network)
Report available here.

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Budapest 2030

Urban Development Concept for Metropolitan Budapest

Year: 2011-2012
Client: City of Budapest
Area: 525 km2

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OPEN HOUSE project

Development and Implementation of a Common European Transparent Building Assessment Methodology

Year: 2012
Client: EDF, European Commission
Website: www.openhouse-fp7.eu

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Hungarian House 2020

Assessing the energy consumption of a typical single family home 

Year: 2012-2013
Client: Eco-Logical Architecture Conference
Publication in Hungarian language.

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A2PBEER

Affordable and Adaptable Public Buildings Throughout Energy Efficient Retrofitting

Year: 2013-2017
Client: European Union
Website: www.a2pbeer.eu

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FASUDIR

Friendly and Affordable Sustainable Urban Districts Retrofitting

Year: 2013-2016
Client: European Union
Website: fasudir.eu

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Towards post-carbon cities conference

ABUD in the scientific committee of SBE2016

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A systemic public building and district retrofitting methodology

Published paper of ABUD on PLEA2015

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Climate-based Performance Evaluation of Double Skin Facades by Building Energy Modelling in Central Europe

Published paper of ABUD, 6th International Building Physics Conference, IBPC 2015

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Smart and sustainable neighborhood assessment: investigating the human perspective of smart neighborhoods

SBE2016 Torino
Réka TÓTH, Dr. András REITH

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Budapest - Vienna: InterUrban 2.0 Conference

Host of the event: Ida Kiss, Senior Consultant at ABUD

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

Presented at PLEA 2016 by Diana Apró, Los Angeles

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WATERfactory - ECOcity

Design competition 

Year: 2012
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Client: Budapest Waterworks
General design: Paulinyi-Reith & Partners
Area: 12.660 sqm
Achievements: 1st prize in a design competition for the Újpest district

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Bioclimatic school

International design competition 

Year: 2012
Location: Crete, Greece
Client: The School Buildings Organisation [SBO] and the International Union of Architects [UIA]
General design: Paulinyi-Reith & Partners
Area: 6.100 sqm

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Corvin ONE Offices

BREEAM In Use
Obtained level: Part 1: Good; Part 2: Pass

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Daimler Housing Estate

LEED, BREEAM, DGNB

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Central European University

Campus development project 

Year: 2012
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Client: M-Teampannon
General design: M-Teampannon
Architectural Design: O’Donell+Tuomey Architects
Sustainable concept: A_Zero
Area: 35.000 sqm

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M4 – Metro Station Tétényi

Glass Dome

Year: 2008-2011
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Client: Palatium M4 Kft.
General design: Palatium Studio
Area: 1.100 sqm
Achievements: RIBA Award for International Excellence 2018

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Integrated Urban Development Strategy for Budapest 2020

Integrated Urban Development Strategy 

Client: The Municipality of Budapest

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Zoo & Botanical Garden

Sustainability consultancy 

Year: 2013-
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Client: Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
General design: Paulinyi-Reith & Partners 
Studio Area: 34.500 sqm

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COMBI

Calculating and Operationalising the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency in Europe 

Year: 2015-2018
Client: European Union
Website: combi-project.eu

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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

Year: 2015-2018
Client: European Union
Website: www.newtrend-project.eu

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Smart city concept 

Year: 2014
Location: Győr, Hungary
Client: PWC

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SmartCEPS

Smart City Evaluation Platform and Service 

Year: 2016-2019
Client: European Union, Eurostars programme 
Website: smartceps.com

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WELL workshop

ABUD and Siemens held a joint workshop titled BUILDING WELL – BEING WELL. Comfort in Office Buildings - A Practical Approach (12nd October, 2017).

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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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Research Study for GBPN

Cost Analysis of Low Energy and Low Carbon Buildings Pathways

Year: 2012
Client: GBPN (Global Buildings Performance Network)
Report available here.

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Budapest 2030

Urban Development Concept for Metropolitan Budapest

Year: 2011-2012
Client: City of Budapest
Area: 525 km2

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OPEN HOUSE project

Development and Implementation of a Common European Transparent Building Assessment Methodology

Year: 2012
Client: EDF, European Commission
Website: www.openhouse-fp7.eu

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Hungarian House 2020

Assessing the energy consumption of a typical single family home 

Year: 2012-2013
Client: Eco-Logical Architecture Conference
Publication in Hungarian language.

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A2PBEER

Affordable and Adaptable Public Buildings Throughout Energy Efficient Retrofitting

Year: 2013-2017
Client: European Union
Website: www.a2pbeer.eu

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FASUDIR

Friendly and Affordable Sustainable Urban Districts Retrofitting

Year: 2013-2016
Client: European Union
Website: fasudir.eu

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Towards post-carbon cities conference

ABUD in the scientific committee of SBE2016

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A systemic public building and district retrofitting methodology

Published paper of ABUD on PLEA2015

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Climate-based Performance Evaluation of Double Skin Facades by Building Energy Modelling in Central Europe

Published paper of ABUD, 6th International Building Physics Conference, IBPC 2015

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Smart and sustainable neighborhood assessment: investigating the human perspective of smart neighborhoods

SBE2016 Torino
Réka TÓTH, Dr. András REITH

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Budapest - Vienna: InterUrban 2.0 Conference

Host of the event: Ida Kiss, Senior Consultant at ABUD

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

Presented at PLEA 2016 by Diana Apró, Los Angeles

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WATERfactory - ECOcity

Design competition 

Year: 2012
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Client: Budapest Waterworks
General design: Paulinyi-Reith & Partners
Area: 12.660 sqm
Achievements: 1st prize in a design competition for the Újpest district

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Bioclimatic school

International design competition 

Year: 2012
Location: Crete, Greece
Client: The School Buildings Organisation [SBO] and the International Union of Architects [UIA]
General design: Paulinyi-Reith & Partners
Area: 6.100 sqm

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Corvin ONE Offices

BREEAM In Use
Obtained level: Part 1: Good; Part 2: Pass

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Daimler Housing Estate

LEED, BREEAM, DGNB

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Central European University

Campus development project 

Year: 2012
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Client: M-Teampannon
General design: M-Teampannon
Architectural Design: O’Donell+Tuomey Architects
Sustainable concept: A_Zero
Area: 35.000 sqm

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M4 – Metro Station Tétényi

Glass Dome

Year: 2008-2011
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Client: Palatium M4 Kft.
General design: Palatium Studio
Area: 1.100 sqm
Achievements: RIBA Award for International Excellence 2018

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Integrated Urban Development Strategy for Budapest 2020

Integrated Urban Development Strategy 

Client: The Municipality of Budapest