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  4. Turkey
  5. Bahadir Kul Architects
  6. 2012
  7. Antalya Aquarium / Bahadir Kul Architects

Antalya Aquarium / Bahadir Kul Architects

  • 01:00 - 17 February, 2014
Antalya Aquarium / Bahadir Kul Architects
Antalya Aquarium / Bahadir Kul Architects, ©  Ket Kolektif
© Ket Kolektif

Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects ©  Ket Kolektif ©  Ket Kolektif Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Antalya, Turkey
  • Client

    Antalya Aquarium Company
  • Site area

    30.000 m2
  • Area

    12000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
Antalya Aquarium / Bahadir Kul Architects, ©  Ket Kolektif
© Ket Kolektif

Text description provided by the architects. The main design decisions of Antalya Aquarium project are determined with desire of vanishing in silhouette and creating harmony with topography. Pulling back of the ground floor, a shaded public area is created to beware from sun and profit from wind. 

Sections
Sections

This shaded public area is the point of approach, gather and diffusion of the aquarium project. Also the shell of this area determines the information and fast-food areas, amphitheater and box office with its curves and waves.

Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects
Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects

The ramp in this public area, reaches the public exhibition site with the entrance of aquarium and snow world. The travel path starts with aquarium information and sea fish. The path continues with cave fish, world rivers, jellyfish, Turkey fish, predatory fish, sharks, the main 5 million liters tank and finals with 131 m tunnel. The each stop in this path is designed with its own character.

Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects
Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects


Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Antalya Aquarium / Bahadir Kul Architects" 17 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/477163/antalya-aquarium-bahadir-kul-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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