The Beszterce square housing project is one of the oldest and largest panel building residential zones of Salgótarján. Its public spaces were getting renovated via a reconstruction effort initiated by the local government. In accordance to the intent of the general contractor, a space that is actively connected to the history of the surrounding area has been created. The S39 Hybrid Design designed and implemented an urban educational trail that became integrated into the architectural content. This project – unique in Hungary – is a good example of how a public space can be made informative in a simple and contemporary manner.
Specifications: • Integrated design content within an architectural environment – paving stone, bench, supporting wall, drinking fountain • Depiction of local flora, fauna, and archeological finds • The application of the MUKI Light lighted paving stone, developed by S39 Hybrid Design • Professional preparation of local general contractors for the quality implementation of the monolythic decorative concrete support wall, along with associated manufacturing technology guilde and on-site guided tour of the process, job training