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Taegutec Office Building / Tago Architects

  • 01:00 - 23 April, 2014
Taegutec Office Building / Tago Architects
Taegutec Office Building / Tago Architects, © Gurkan Akay
© Gurkan Akay

© Gurkan Akay © Gurkan Akay © Gurkan Akay © Gurkan Akay + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Kocaeli Province, Turkey
  • Design Team

    Mevlüt Duymaz, Hakan Özbek, Müge Eker Eryarar, Müge Turgay, Emre Kurbak, Mete Kıyan, Coşkun Armağan, Yıldırım Akbulut
  • Collaborators

    Trimline Office Panels
  • Area

    4000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

© Gurkan Akay
© Gurkan Akay

Text description provided by the architects. Taegutec is located in Kocaeli Organized Industrial Zone and is composed of farctory and office buildings.

Office building which contains main entrance, event hall, staff cafeteria and conference room on the ground floor and offices on the first floor is located near the factory building. Factory  and office buildings are connected through bridges.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The building consists of three volumes reflecting different sort of use. The first one contains the iconic conference room on the ground floor, second one offices on the first floor and the third one factory building.

© Gurkan Akay
© Gurkan Akay

The main entrance is beside concrete sculpture like the long cantilevered conference block flies over eyecatching reflection pool with a unique atmosphere.

© Gurkan Akay
© Gurkan Akay

In the center the office building embraces a gallery covered with a skylight. This space may function as an exhibition area. The gallery at the same time functions as a courtyard for the open office area. All the inner space takes advantage of dimensioned daylight.


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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
About this office
Tago Architects
Cite: "Taegutec Office Building / Tago Architects" 23 Apr 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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