Corvinus University Campus

At first glance, the Corvinus University/Studium office building is merely another seven-story office block—albeit a Class A office building with a spectacular vista of the Danube and a multitude of amenities—in downtown Budapest. But the story of how this development came to be is a first in Hungary, a country that shifted in 1989 from a centrally planned economy to a free-market system and one still unaccustomed to public/private partnerships. The Corvinus University/Studium building is a win-win-win achievement for a public university (Corvinus), a private developer (Wing), and the city of Budapest.