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Ipera 25 – Istanbul, Turkey

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Building: Ipera 25
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Architect: Alatas Architecture & Consulting
Completion: 2011
Structural: Peter Bauer
MEP: Baray Heat Systems, Bordo Engineering
General Contractor: Ipera Group

AE Interests: Responds to sunlight/climate with natural air circulation and glass facade covered by wooden shell.

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Written by Sena Esrefoglu

September 13, 2015 at 2:42 pm

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Sancaklar Mosque – Istanbul, Turkey

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Building: Sancaklar Mosque
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Architect: Emre Arolat Architects
Completion: 2014
Structural Engineer: Balkar Engineering
MEP: Setta Engineer, HB teknik
General Contractor: Sancaklar Foundation

AE Interests: Follows topography, natural lighting, utilizes steel, concrete, and stone.

Written by Sena Esrefoglu

September 8, 2015 at 3:38 pm

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Sishane Park – Istanbul, Turkey

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Building: Sishane Park
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Architect and Urban Designers: SANALarc
Completion: 2014
Landscape Architect: Arzu Nuhoglu Peyzaj Tasarim
Structural Engineer: YBT Yapisal Tasarim Hizmetleri
MEP: Akim Muhendislik, Esan Muhendislik

AE Interests: Urban public space over undergound parking structure, complex landscape shapes. Designed to minimize water usage with permeable pavers that reduce storm water runoff and rainwater harvesting; utilizes cross ventilation underground.

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Written by Sena Esrefoglu

September 4, 2015 at 2:34 pm

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Zorlu Levent Office Tower – Istanbul, Turkey

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Building: Zorlu Levent Office Tower
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Completion: 2014
Architect: Tabanlioglu Architects
Structural Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor (ART II)
Local Structural Engineer: Emir
MEP Engineer: HB Engineering, GN Engineering
Main Contractor: Koray Construction
Wind Consultant: BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd.

AE Interests: rotated rectangular façade, LEED Gold, concrete structure skyscraper, garden offices with access to patio and street, fritted glass for sun control

Height: 170 m / 558 ft, 43 stories above ground, 7 stories below ground

Written by Sena Esrefoglu

September 4, 2015 at 1:39 pm

Posted in Built