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Exhibition: ist-on situations

23:00 - 26 May, 2015
19th Century Istanbul. © Suna and Inan Kirac Foundation Photography Collection.
19th Century Istanbul. © Suna and Inan Kirac Foundation Photography Collection.

EAA- Emre Arolat Architects, a leading international architectural practice based in İstanbul and London, presents an exhibition exploring the urban histories of both cities. Through a two way, dual city approach the practice will reveal “situations” that unite and differentiate these two great cities at the east and west ends of Europe in their development. The exhibition covers a timeline beginning with the mid 19th century that shows key events or turning-points in the course of their stories respectively. The exhibition is curated by EAA - Emre Arolat Architects, in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Murat Güvenç from Istanbul City University and London-based Urban Planning & Development Consultant Ömer Çavuşoğlu.

The 14 Stories Behind the 2015 Building of the Year Award Winners

01:00 - 12 February, 2015

With our annual Building of the Year Awards, over 30,000 readers narrowed down over 3,000 projects, selecting just 14 as the best examples of architecture that ArchDaily has published in the past year. The results have been celebrated and widely shared, of course, usually in the form of images of each project. But what is often forgotten in this flurry of image sharing is that every one of these 14 projects has a backstory of significance which adds to our understanding of their architectural quality.

Some of these projects are intelligent responses to pressing social issues, others are twists on a well-established typology. Others still are simply supreme examples of architectural dexterity. In order that we don't forget the tremendous amount of effort that goes into creating each of these architectural masterpieces, continue reading after the break for the 14 stories that defined this year's Building of the Year Awards.

Winners of the 2015 Building of the Year Awards

01:00 - 6 February, 2015

After two weeks of nominations and voting, we are pleased to present the winners of the 2015 ArchDaily Building of the Year Awards. As a peer-based, crowdsourced architecture award, the results shown here represent the collective intelligence of 31,000 architects, filtering the best architecture from over 3,000 projects featured on ArchDaily during the past year.

The winning buildings represent a diverse group of architects, from Pritzker Prize winners such as Álvaro Siza, Herzog & de Meuron and Shigeru Ban, to up-and-coming practices such as EFFEKT and Building which have so far been less widely covered by the media. In many cases their designs may be the most visually striking, but each also approaches its context and program in a unique way to solve social, environmental or economic challenges in communities around the world. By publishing them on ArchDaily, these buildings have helped us to impart inspiration and knowledge to architects around the world, furthering our mission. So to everyone who participated by either nominating or voting for a shortlisted project, thank you for being a part of this amazing process, where the voices of architects from all over the world unite to form one strong, intelligent, forward-thinking message.

AJ’s Shortlisted Women Architects of the Year Share Advice for Aspiring Females

00:00 - 22 January, 2015
© Pollard Thomas Edwards
© Pollard Thomas Edwards

Architects’ Journal has released the shortlist of their annual Women in Architecture awards, naming 17 established and emerging practitioners who have raised the profile of women architects “in a sector where women still face an alarming degree of discrimination.” In honor of their selection, the nominees have shared their advice for aspiring female architects. 

See who was shortlisted and find out what they believe takes for women to succeed in the profession of architecture, after the break. 

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Video: Emre Arolat's Sancaklar Mosque From Start to Finish

00:00 - 22 October, 2014

Earlier this year, Emre Arolat Architects completed their Sancaklar Mosque, "a simple cave like space" in Istanbul which through its humble exterior forms and emphasis on connection to nature, offers a "dramatic and awe inspiring place to pray and be alone with God." Over a period of 24 months, SGMStudio (Sarraf | Galeyan | Mekanik) documented this work, as the elements of the mosque gradually emerged from its steel rebar framework. "While recording the progress of the construction throughout passing seasons, the film aims to portray the building's existence within nature and its percept of space with the sensibility of the structure it purposes to narrate," say SGMStudio. Set to dramatic backing music, "the film dwells on the tension between the technical and engineering-centric implementation and humble and tranquil art of building with its pacing."

Yalıkavak Palmarina / Emre Arolat Architects

01:00 - 25 August, 2014
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World Photo Day: Thomas Mayer by Emre Arolat

00:00 - 19 August, 2014
Sancaklar Mosque / Emre Arolat Architects. Image © Thomas Mayer
Sancaklar Mosque / Emre Arolat Architects. Image © Thomas Mayer

In honor of World Photo Day (August 19th) ArchDaily wanted to thank the photographers who bring to life the projects that we publish every day. So we asked architects to weigh in on the work of some of our most-appreciated architecture photographers. Here, Emre Arolat writes on behalf of Thomas Mayer

Zollverein School, Essen, Germany, SANAA 2006. Image © Thomas Mayer Sancaklar Mosque / Emre Arolat Architects. Image © Thomas Mayer Zorlu Center / Emre Arolat Architects + Tabanlıoğlu Architects. Image © Thomas Mayer Sancaklar Mosque / Emre Arolat Architects. Image © Thomas Mayer +5

Sancaklar Mosque / Emre Arolat Architects

01:00 - 17 June, 2014
© Thomas Mayer
© Thomas Mayer

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Zorlu Center / Emre Arolat Architects + Tabanlıoğlu Architects

01:00 - 12 June, 2014
© Thomas Mayer
© Thomas Mayer

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Vıcem Bodrum Resıdences / Emre Arolat Architects

01:00 - 28 May, 2014
© Cemal Emden
© Cemal Emden
  • Architects

  • Location

    48400 Bodrum, Turkey
  • Design Team

    Natali Tombak, Taner Arıkan, Neşet Arolat, Can Dinçer, Cenk Aykut, Leyla Kori, Necip Şahin, Neslihan Avşarlıgil, Nurgül Yardım, Taha Alkan, Tansel Dalgalı, Ünal Ali Özger
  • Architects in Charge

    Gonca Paşolar, Başak Akkoyunlu
  • Area

    9500.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

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Ulus Savoy Residences / Emre Arolat Architects

01:00 - 25 May, 2014
Courtesy of Emre Arolat Architects + Ertuğrul Morçöl + Selahattin Tüysüz
Courtesy of Emre Arolat Architects + Ertuğrul Morçöl + Selahattin Tüysüz
  • Architects

  • Location

    Istanbul, Turkey
  • Architect in Charge

    Gonca Paşolar, Kerem Piker, Deniz Kösemen, Zeki Samer, Serdar Sipahioğlu
  • Design Team

    Gülseren Gerede Tecim, Zeynep Yapar, Nesime Önel, Sezer Bahtiyar, Olcay Özten, Volkan Yağ, Özge Çağlayan, Hale Ikizler, Merve Yüksel, Süleyman Yıldız, Başak Tekin, Nida Pelin Üye, Sevim Uyan, Elif Ekim,Ertuğrul Morçöl, Selahattin Tüysüz
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Emre Arolat Architects + Ertuğrul Morçöl + Selahattin Tüysüz

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Santral Istanbul Museum of Contemporary Arts / Emre Arolat Architects + NSMH

01:00 - 22 May, 2014
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© Emre Arolat Architects

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Eyüp Cultural Center and Marrıage Hall / Emre Arolat Architects

01:00 - 19 May, 2014
© Cemal Emden
© Cemal Emden
  • Architects

  • Location

    Istanbul, Turkey
  • Design Team

    Gonca Paşolar, Natali Tombak, Taner Arıkan, Neşet Arolat, Şaziment Arolat, Berke Debensason, Deniz Odabaşı, Deniz Kösemen, Ercan Yılmaz, Fulya Eliyatkın, Gülin Derman, Hande Bağcık, Hilay Erkin, Merve Yüksel, Olcay Özten, Seden Suataç , Senem Okşar, Sezer Bahtiyar, Sinan Serdaroğlu, Şafak Kızılırmak, Volkan Buluç Yağ
  • Interior Design

    EAA
  • Area

    6350.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

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Tekfen Kagithane Ofispark / Emre Arolat Architects

01:00 - 14 June, 2012
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Courtesy of emrearolat architects

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Raif Dinçkök Yalova Cultural Center / Emre Arolat Architects

01:00 - 2 November, 2011
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Courtesy of emre arolat architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    Yalova/Yalova Province, Turkey
  • Responsible Architect

    rıfat yılmaz, kerem piker (concept-preliminary project); gonca paşolar, gülseren gerede tecim (final project); gonca paşolar, gülseren gerede tecim (construction project)
  • Project Team

    aysun devrekanlı, beril serbes, ercan yılmaz, gözde sazak, leyla kori, nil aynalı, olcay özten, orhun ülgen, övünç tar, sezer bahtiyar, şafak kızılırmak, zeki samer
  • Structural Project

    osm engineering
  • Client

    akkök grubu (limited competition)
  • Mechanical Project

    mak-el
  • Electrical Project

    sentez
  • Area

    7900.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of emre arolat architects

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Bodrum Vicem / Emre Arolat Architects

19:30 - 28 October, 2011
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Courtesy of Emre Arolat Architects

Architects: Emre Arolat Architects Location: Mugla, Turkey Client: Vicem Yacht – Sanko Holding Cooperation Concept Design: eaa-emre arolat architects Responsible Architect: emre arolat, başak akkoyunlu, natali tombak, sezer bahtiyar (-preliminary project); gonca paşolar, natali tombak (construction project) Project Team: Tansel Dalgalı, Ünal Ali Özger, Leyla Kori, Natali Tombak, Taner Arıkan, Nurgül Yardım, Taha Alkan Project Year: 2010 Project Area: 9,500 sqm Photographs: Courtesy of Emre Arolat Architects

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7800 Çeşme Residences and Hotel / Emre Arolat Architects

01:00 - 23 August, 2011
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Courtesy of emre arolat architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    Çeşme/Izmir, Turkey
  • Architect

    Emre Arolat Architects
  • Project Team

    Zeki Samer, Mürüvvet Gülcan Sahin, Nesime Onel, Gözde Sazak, Tayfun Aksoy, Gülin Derman, Olcay Ozten, Ufuk Berberoğlu, Murat Sahin, Serkan Duman
  • Final Project

    Sezer Bahtiyar
  • Structural

    Balkar
  • Mechanical

    Ihsan Akçay
  • Interior Design

    Dara Kırmızıtoprak
  • Concept-preliminary Project

    Emre Arolat, Gani Turunç
  • Construction Project

    Gonca Paşolar, Sezer Bahtiyar
  • Client

    Carmıklı, Kalyoncu, Tamtex
  • Construction

    Carmıklı Yapı
  • Area

    15734.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2008
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of emre arolat architects

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