Platea Residences / Salon2

Courtesy of Salon2

Salon2 shared with us their winning design in an invited competition for their Platea Residences proposal. Located in Fikirtepe area of , their design strategy blends green and the conventional tower blocks into each other with climbing gardens almost like ivy climbing the trees. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Courtesy of Salon2

The specific formation of this large scale housing project creates many unique housing units as well as cozy exteriors. The leisure center, shopping and restaurants as well as the green areas tied together like a fabric to create continuous and pleasant outdoor spaces.

Architects: Salon2
Location: Istanbul,
Design: Alper Derinbogaz
Team: Ozan Özdilek, Melis Eyüboğlu, Pınar Arslan, Deniz Üstem, İdil Yücel
Type: Invited Competition
Size: 350,000 m2

Cite: Furuto, Alison. "Platea Residences / Salon2" 06 Jun 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 22 May 2015. <>
  • Ozmosis

    Got to love this context-less design. Those diagrams are magnificent, I really feel one with the ivy…not. What a talent this Alper is!

    *shakes head*