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  7. Suyabatmaz Demirel Proposes Terraced Market Hall for Sultangazi  

Suyabatmaz Demirel Proposes Terraced Market Hall for Sultangazi  

Suyabatmaz Demirel Proposes Terraced Market Hall for Sultangazi  
Suyabatmaz Demirel Proposes Terraced Market Hall for Sultangazi  , Exterior View. Image © Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects
Exterior View. Image © Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects

A marketplace is typical for most Turkish city districts. They provide a point of cohesion for the community, acting as an economic hub, a landmark, and an impromptu park. In the rapidly developing Sultangazi district of Istanbul, however, such a public place has yet to be seen. To remedy this, Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects have recently proposed a combination market hall and car park for the middle of this populous residential area.

The terraced structure will hold adequate space for vendors during market days and, like most other market places, will provide parking space for the remainder of the week. In such a dense urban area, the building will rise vertically from the site, which may seem counter-intuitive for such a pedestrian-heavy venue. The architects have compensated for this by designing the vehicle ramps between terraces at a gentle 8% incline, easily walkable for most individuals. The building also has set access points along the main street, not only to direct foot traffic on market days, but to control vehicle access during its use as a car park.

Ground Floor Market Layout Plan. Image © Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects
Ground Floor Market Layout Plan. Image © Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects
Ground Floor Parking Layout Plan. Image © Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects
Ground Floor Parking Layout Plan. Image © Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects

In making this design a focal point for the community, the market hall and car park will have an enclosed public area that will host space for social events, as well as educational and administrative facilities. The top floor of the building will have a café and an observation deck, as well as a vegetated area to combat the severe lack of public parks and other green spaces in the district.

Entrance. Image © Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects
Entrance. Image © Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects
Interior View. Image © Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects
Interior View. Image © Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects

The project is expected to be completed by 2016.

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sultangazi, 34250 Istanbul/Istanbul Province, Turkey
  • Architect in Charge

    Murat Arif Suyabatmaz, Hakan Demirel
  • Design Team

    Eda Yazkurt, Orhun Ülgen, Gökçe Ersel, Alper Yıldırım, Elif. Yılmaz, Mehmet Gören, Gizem Bayar
  • Client

    Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
  • Area

    14600.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
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Cite: Connor Walker. "Suyabatmaz Demirel Proposes Terraced Market Hall for Sultangazi  " 20 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/508593/suyabatmaz-demirel-proposes-terraced-market-hall-for-sultangazi/> ISSN 0719-8884
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Exterior View. Image © Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects

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