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  5. BFTA Mimarlik
  6. 2012
  7. Miracle Residence / BFTA Mimarlik

Miracle Residence / BFTA Mimarlik

  • 01:00 - 29 April, 2012
Miracle Residence / BFTA Mimarlik
Miracle Residence / BFTA Mimarlik, © Gürkan Akay
© Gürkan Akay

© Gürkan Akay © Gürkan Akay © Gürkan Akay © Gürkan Akay + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Harmandere Mh., Kurtköy Kavşağı, 34912 Istanbul, Turkey
  • Architects

    BFTA Mimarlık Ltd. – Fuat Taşkıranoğlu
  • Design Team

    Fuat Taşkıranoğlu, Beylem Taşkıranoğlu, Celalettin Aksoy, Fulya Arabacıoğlu, Miguel Zapatero, Işıl Budak
  • Collaborators

    Selim Kanbur/Structural, Sadikoglu Muhendislik/Mechanical, Tepas Muhendislik/Electrical
  • Client

    Mönİnşaat Ltd.
  • Building Size

    30,000 sqm
  • Area

    17000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

From the architect. The project is located at the Istanbul's asian side near Sabiha Gokcen Int. Airport. Site was some 50m.x300m. in dimensions, along southeast-northwest direction and facing the highway at north.

© Gürkan Akay
© Gürkan Akay

The recently opened Sabiha Gokcen Airport is the only alternative in the city for the over crowded European side Ataturk Int. Airport. Since the availability of the new airport, new demands for dwelling and retail created denser land use and offers new opportunities for the Kurtkoy district.

© Gürkan Akay
© Gürkan Akay

Miracle Residence seems as a gate for this promising area. It consists two 100m. blocks creating 250m. long hotel and residential block with the social facilities in between. This 25m.x250m. long surface not designed as if its another ordinary building in the area but, taken as a residential block design experiment.

Unique fibecement blocks, compact wooden lamine panels, standardized windows creates its own harmony as design elements. Since the block resides south edge of the site, there's so many potential uses on paysage, like water scapes, sports grounds and pool.

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