Istanbul, Turkey

Breaking the Walls

Conceptual Statement Creating a common area for the divergent income and social classes of West Atasehir to occupy and integrate through removal of physical barriers and introduction of lacking commercial and social programs. Site Context Site is located in West Atasehir, between the borders of Barbaros and Yenisahra neighborhoods. Currently there many new housing and […]

Ground Triggers

Jung Ho (John) Shin 1.CONCEPT STATEMENT URBAN VOIDS OF ISTANBUL SHOULD TRANSFORM THROUGH THE EXCAVATION OF ITS FORGOTTEN OPERATIONS OF OPEN MARKET AND AREA OF REFUGE.   2. ABSTRACT Rapid urbanization and the expansion of Istanbul have caused CONTINUAL RESTRUCTURING AND TRANSFORMATION of the urban void. Drawing upon the cultural context of OPEN MARKET and […]

Environmental Commune

by Felicia Chen + Jenny Rong Concept Statement Our project uses architecture and urbanity as a filter to remediate Lake Kucukcekmece, thereby restoring a damaged water resource in the course of building a new community. Site Our site is located on the Northeast edge of Lake Kucukcekmece in the Kucukcekmece district. It is adjacent to the […]