Pancho Arena: part cathedral, part museum and part wonderful sports facility

Snopper Zsuzsanna, managing director of Snopper-Design Bt., will talk about the Pancho Arena interior design project at GIS Budapest 2017.

This year’s GIS Budapest will also be divided into three main parts and themes:

• Part one: Transparency in interior architecture
• Part two: Fire security in public buildings
• Part three: Color and lighting in interior design

About the project

Pancho Arena, opened in 2014, was chosen to be among the 12 most beautiful sport stadiums in the world by Four Four Two Magazine in London.

Home to Puskas Akademia FC, the youth side of Videoton, Pancho is utterly remarkable. It has a capacity of just 4,500, but its curving, wood-lined interior gives the feel of a place of worship. Pancho was Ferenc Puskas’s Spanish nickname when he was playing for Real Madrid, and there is no doubt who the deity here is: the Mightiest Magyar’s possessions are on display inside, making it part cathedral, part museum and part wonderful sports facility.

Pancho Arena 2

About the speaker

Interior designer Zsuzsanna Snopper was born in 1953 in Szeged, Hungary and graduated from the Hungarian University of Applied Arts, Department of Interior Design. She is a member of the Hungarian Interior Architects Divison within the Chamber of Architects of Hungary and design principal of SNOPPER-DESIGN Partnership, Interior Design Studio, with headquarters in Budapest.

The team at SNOPPER-DESIGN has extensive experience in architectural design, interior design and furniture design. They design buildings, building reconstructions and prepare architectural permit plans. Tender plans and finishing plans as well. They are dedicated to high standards and outstanding qualities.

The most representative and recent interior design projects of SNOPPER-DESIGN include the Holy Angels Church, Gazdagrét-Budapest (architect: Imre Koppányi) in 2014, the Felcsút Stadium VIP-Skybox Interior design (architect: Tamás Dobrosi) and Furniture in romantic style, Pázmáneum Chapel, Wien in 2013, the Academy of Puskás Dormitory furnishing (architect: Imre Makovecz) as well as the Academy of Puskás Chapel (architect: Imre Makovecz) in 2011, the Academy of Puskás Refectory (architect: Tamás Dobrosi) in 2010, the Academy of Puskás Dormitory (architect: Imre Makovecz) and family house interior design in II.Sqr in Budapest in 2009, the Academy of Puskás Professional Medical Center (architect: Tamás Dobrosi), Bank office, Solymár (architect: István Füstös) and the family house interior design in XI.Sqr in Budapest in 2008.