VK Studio is an international landscape architecture studio based in Hungary. The firm is founded in 2014 and led by landscape architects Blanka Varga-Kiss and Tibor Varga. Before formation both founders gained experience in the UK, working in different landscape architecture studios. Their range of professional knowledge expands to all stages form concept development to construction packages and in different cultural environments, from UK, through many european countries to the Middle East and Hong Kong.
Among other international and hungarian projects, Varga Kiss Studio is working recently on the following projects:
- Several EU funded ’Green City’ projects across Hungary. The urban scale landscape strategies include: complex public space improvement, heritage based green infrastructure, wetland and ecological green corridor restoration, learn, play and educational trail development.
- The studio has been collaborated in the construction package of 100+ha Makkah city extension development with the London based landscape architecture firm Barton Willmore International.
Tibor has a strong connection to landscape and the environment, having grown up in the Hungarian countryside surrounded by forests and mountains.
Whilst working with Gustafson Porter, Tibor has been involved in several high-profile international projects, including the urban Lusail Plaza in Doha, the riverside park for the Novartis Campus in Basel, the Aliga landscape masterplan mixed-use development at Lake Balaton, the Valencia Parque Central, New Ludgate in the City of London and the temporary landscape installation, ‘Towards Paradise,’ for the 2008 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Blanka has a strong connection to landscape and the environment, having grown up on the Hungarian big plain with its endless horizon.
Whilst working with Neil Tully Associates and Barton Willmore International, she has been involved in several high-profile international projects, including Neo Bankside in London, Prince Sattam Park in Riyadh, the design development of the surrounding area of the Western Metro station in Riyadh, the construction drawing package of the Equestrian Hotel, Al Shaqab, masterplanning in Mecca, and the planting plan and detail design stage of a hotel in Baku.