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Yapi Kredi Bank Academy – Gebze, Turkey

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Building:  Yapi Kredi Bank Academy
Location: Gebze, Turkey
Design
Architect: TEGET
Manufacturer: Reynaers Aluminum, Nasakoma
Contractor: Ark
Ínsaat
Size: 9,500 sm

AE Interest:
The Yapi Kredi Academy building is an existing; “the two program beams, stemming from the complex, stretches out on the plane of a missing cube, cannot be stopped and cantilevers as topography drops. They are covered by stretched copper panels as the outer layer of the facade, stripping it off from any hint of scale. Due to the stretching process, each panel has a doublefold direction from left to right” [a]
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Written by logantm20

September 7, 2016 at 10:44 pm

Posted in Built

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