selected  works   |   urban design   |   mixed use   |   offices   |   residential   |   retail   |   hospitality   |   culture-civic   |   education   |   healthcare

Istanbul / Turkey

BAGCILAR SQUARE RECREATION PROJECT

1/13

BAGCILAR SQUARE RECREATION PROJECT

Istanbul / Turkey

This is an urban renewal project which transforms an illegally urbanized area into an urban square. 

There is a subway stop 32 meters under the ground. An underground shopping center is integrated to this station. On the ground, an urban square is planned. A large courtyard is designed in order to have sunlight access to the underground station.

The shops are located around the courtyard.

Project designed with Assoc. Prof. Yüksel Demir.

Location  : Istanbul / Turkey

Client       : Bagcilar Municipality

Year         : 2007

Service    : Architecture 

Area         : 50.500m²

Status      : Ongoing

Type         : Culture-Civic

Design in  : ECF Architects