Miracle Residence / BFTA Mimarlik

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Istanbul, Turkey
  • Architects: BFTA Mimarlik: BFTA Mimarlık Ltd. – Fuat Taşkıranoğlu
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  17000
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2012
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Gürkan Akay

Text description provided by the architects. 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.

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© 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.

Miracle Residence / BFTA Mimarlik - Windows, Facade
© 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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Project location

Address:Harmandere Mh., Kurtköy Kavşağı, 34912 Istanbul, Turkey

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Cite: "Miracle Residence / BFTA Mimarlik" 29 Apr 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/230171/miracle-residence-bfta-mimarlik> ISSN 0719-8884

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